Rivers and Area Community Foundation

Box 714
Rivers, MB R0K 1X0

Registered Charitable Number: 83634 9829 RR0001
Manitoba Region: Southwest

Mission

To preserve and advance the quality of life in the community by developing a permanent endowment fund and making responsible grants for the good of our community.

Description

The Foundation was formed as a direct result of a bequeath from a local area farming couple, Bernard and Iola Goekoop. Our charitable status was effective as of June 12th, 2009.

Board

  • Donna Morken – President
  • Ian Dyer – Vice President
  • Michelle McFadden – Secretary
  • Craig Allison – Treasurer
  • Donna Falkevitch – Director
  • Stacey Stott – Director
  • Peter Mellings – Director
  • Rod Veitch – Director
  • Cheri Whelpton – Director

Recent Grants

2017 Grants

Rivers Minor Ball – New Diamond $3,000
Rivers Elementary School STEM Program $500
Rivers Collegiate – Breakfast Program $500
Rivers Collegiate – Wetland Equipment $500
Rivers Collegiate – Rugby Jerseys $1,000
Razzamatazz Dance – Equipment $1,500
Rivers 50+ Club – Chairs $1,000
Riverdale Golf  & Country Club – Kitchen Renovations $2,500
Riverdale Community Centre –  Curling Club Sound System $1,000
Riverdale Community Centre – Kitchen Cupboards $2,000
Rivers Train Station Restoration – Loco-Labyrinth $1,000
Riverdale Community Daycare $2,000

Grant Deadlines

September 30