The Reston and Area Foundation Inc.

Box 515
Reston, MB R0M 1X0

Registered Charitable Number: 86573 4917 RR0001
Manitoba Region: Southwest


To strengthen and advance the quality of life in our communities by maintaining perpetual endowment funds, making responsible grants and acting as a catalyst for community philanthropy and leadership.


The Reston and Area Foundation received charitable status late in 2004. Over the past 12 years we have grown to funds currently in excess of $665,000. Scholarships  awarded since 2014 total $11,915. Grants awarded to local organizations since 2007 total $138,545).


  • Kay Guthrie, Chairperson
  • Dallas Watt, Vice-chairperson
  • Cheryl MacKenzie, Secretary
  • Brenda Ellis-Anderson, Treasurer
  • Joanne Mayert, Director
  • Keri Vinck, Director
  • Gregg Fotheringham, Director

Foundation Funds

The Reston Community Foundation Managed Fund The bulk of the foundation’s funds managed by The Winnipeg Foundation
Scholarship and Bursary Fund Managed by The Winnipeg Foundation – income awarded to local students annually
Brownlee Family Scholarship Established in 2010 and to be awarded annually (starting in 2011) to a student furthering their education in the field of agriculture.
Health Auxiliary Scholarship Established in 2009 and awarded annually to a student entering the health care profession.

Recent Grants

2015 2016 Total
Al-Res-Tone Drop In Centre $3,000 $3,000
Reston Rockets Minor Baseball $900 $9,000 $9,900
Reston Golf Course $5,000 $5,000
Seniors Helping Hands of Alstone $3,000 $3,000 $6,000
Reston Rec Plex $3,000 $3,000
Reston Early Learning Centre $5,000 $5,000

Grant Deadlines

January 31 for grants
May 31 for scholarships