Brokenhead River Community Foundation

P.O. Box 2225
Beausejour, MB R0E 0C0

Registered Charitable Number: 869509240 RR0001
Manitoba Region: Southeast

Mission

The Brokenhead River Community Foundation is a non-profit organization created to provide financial support to charitable, educational, cultural, and recreational projects which are beneficial to the community.

Description

The Foundation is lead by dedicated community volunteers who endeavour to administer and encourage growth of the Endowment Fund. Community grants, scholarships and bursaries are awarded to projects and groups that serve as many people as possible in a variety of areas of interest and need.

Board

  • Reg Black, President
  • Shaunda Rossington, Vice-president
  • Karen Kaminski, Treasurer
  • Leone Rondeau, Secretary
  • Zane Hunter
  • Tara Lee Procter
  • Shirley Cherrey
  • Shannon Schade
  • Mona Strecker
  • Patti Tymko

Staff

  • Administrator: Carol Boychuk

Foundation Funds

Community Fund – Smart and Caring Our fund to support all areas of our community
Beausejour Hospital and Eastgate Fund Supports medical programs, equipment purchases and upgrades to facilities at the Beausejour Hospital and East Gate Personal Care Home in Beausejour.
Education Fund To support all areas of our local schools.
Sports and Community Development Fund Especially needed for sports that are being established but supports all areas of sport development, training etc.
Elizabeth Schreyer Archive Fund Originally established to create an Edward Schreyer Archive, it is more recently used to house the collection.
Edward Schreyer Senior School Basketball Fund In memory of a former player, the fund assists the team with related expenses.
The Science Bursary Awarded to a grade 12 student who is entering a science based program at a post secondary institution.
2006 Winter Games In support of local winter sports
Robert Rondeau Curling Bursary To support a graduate with their post secondary education, who has participated in curling.
Four Schools Bursary To support a local student going on to post secondary education
Bursary Fund To support a local graduate who is continuing on to post secondary education.
Eric Lefko Fund To support a local student continuing the education in the Agricultural faculty at the University of Manitoba.
Youth in Philanthropy To promote youth involvement in philanthropy.

Recent Grants

2019

249 Royal Canadian Air Cadets $2,000.00
Tyndall Village Community Centre $900.00
Happy Time Nursery $375.00
Brokenhead River Rec Committee $850.00
Beausejour Brokenhead Minor Hockey Association $560
Beausejour Slowpitch $4,000.00
Tyndall Curling Club $3,600.00
Friends of Beausejour Daylily Gardens $1,000.00
Beausejour Curling Club $455.00
Elites Gymnastics $2,500.00
Beausejour Kids’ Centre $1,500.00

Grant Deadlines

Community Grants: September 30, 2019
Scholarships and Bursaries: May 31