Thompson Community Foundation

PO Box 1074
Thompson, MB R8N 1N9

Registered Charitable Number: 89822 8375 RR0001
Manitoba Region: North

Mission

The mission of The Thompson Community Foundation is to create a growing investment pool of capital resources and use revenue earned by the capital pool to benefit the community of Thompson.

Description

The Thompson Community Foundation is a “savings account” created for the community of Thompson by gifts from local and former citizens, businesses, and community organizations. The funds in this community savings account are never spent. The funds are managed by our foundation to produce an annual return for the community by granting funds to worthwhile community projects.

Board

  • Colin Bonnycastle – President
  • Ed Danyluk – Vice-President
  • Brenda Laycock – Treasurer
  • Sherrie Kreuger – Secretary
  • Paula Yanko – Grants Chair
  • Tamy Burton
  • Tim Johnston
  • Randy McKay
  • Dave Moore
  • Shamilla Thethy
  • Kevin White

Staff

  • Tammy Cober

Foundation Funds

Managed Endowment Fund A savings account, interest granted to community projects. By contributing to the Managed Fund, the Foundation will build a solid endowment to support funding needs in the community, today and virtually forever.
Operational Endowment Fund A savings account, interest to cover operational cost of the organization.
Arnold Morberg Memorial Scholarship Fund to assist Northern Manitoba students pursuing careers in aviation. The scholarship will be given for their education in aviation.
Burntwood Jr. Curling Club Fund Donor Advised Fund to put towards the Burntwood Junior Curling Club needs.
Kerrie Brown Memorial Bursary Funds from this bursary are granted to the highest grade point average in English graduating from RD Parker Collegiate.
Thompson Health Foundation Fund All proceeds from the funds donated will flow yearly to the Burntwood Regional Health Authority.
CIM Scholarship This scholarship was established to assist students pursuing careers in a field that is applicable in the mining, metallurgy or petroleum sector.
Thompson Science Fair Fund Funds for Citywide Fair, provide awards, support travel for students selected to represent Thompson at Regional and National Science Fairs.
The Troy Anand Fund Funds granted to support charitable activities or charitable organizations as well as the environment sector.
The Northern Social Work Scholarship Fund A cash award directed to a student from The University of Manitoba Northen Social Work Program, based on students financial need.

Recent Grants

2017

Zoological Society $13,422.32
Society for Manitobans with Disabilities $14,408.00
Boys & Girls Club of Thompson $3,000.00
Burntwood Elementary School $8,471.40
Wapanohk School $14,457.50
Thompson Children’s World Daycare Inc. $5,000.00
Juniper Centre Inc. $12,000.00
Spirit Way Inc. $5,424.00
2018 Manitoba Winter Games $12, 879.78
RD Parker Collegiate Envirothon Club $4,176.90
Northern Regional Health Authority $4,709.40