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
  • Lawrie Goalen, Vice-president
  • Karen Kaminski, Treasurer
  • Leone Rondeau, Secretary
  • Zane Hunter
  • Tara Lee Procter
  • Joan Litke
  • Shaunda Rossington
  • 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

2017

Daylily Garden Arbour $1,000
Nolan Thomas Tables, sandblasting, play structure $2,000
Recreation Commission Ice edger $850
Bjr Kids Center Storage, shed, toys, swingset $1,000
Gillis Play and Learn Water and sand tables $1,000
Beautification Committee Planters $250

Grant Deadlines

Community Grants: October 1
Scholarships and Bursaries: May 31