Community Foundation of Swan Valley Inc.

P.O. Box 1509
Swan River, MB R0L 1Z0

Registered Charitable Number: 86716 9708 RR0001
Manitoba Region: Parkland

Board

  • Tim Mendel, Chair
  • Lynda Parsons, Vice Chair
  • Barry Stephen, Secretary
  • Henry Rasmussen, Treasurer
  • K. Rhodel Ferriss
  • Lorne Henkelman
  • Ryan Immerkar
  • Teresa McKay
  • June McKenzie
  • Max Polon
  • Lew Taylor
  • Darren Webster

Staff

  • Donna Martin, Executive Director

Recent Grants

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2020 Spring Grant Recipients

Note: Grants are from CFSV unless indicated.

Harley House Stained-glass window transom $1,150
$600 from CFSV
$550 from Build 150
Swan River Nursery School Inc. Phase 1 of the playground expansion $6,000
$3,000 from CFSV
$3,000 from Build 150
Tent Town Garden Club Learners Street Park enhancement $2,500
$1,250 from CFSV
$1,250 from Build 150
Baseball Legacy Committee Baseball concession and storage facility $14,000
$10,000 from CFSV
$4,000 from Build 150
Swan River Day Care Centre Inc. Infant playground improvements $3,250
$1,750 from CFSV
$1,500 from Build 150
Rural Municipality of Mountain Mafeking Heritage Site renewal $3,000
$2,000 from CFSV
$1,000 from Build 150
Swan Valley Historical Museum Inc. Mistletoe Magic celebrations for MB150 $4,700
$2,500 from CFSV
$2,200 from Build 150
Apple Schools at Ecole Swan River South School Commercial dishwasher for Kids in the Kitchen program $2,117
Swan Valley Archery 4-H Club Purchase of 3D archery targets $3,000
Minitonas and District Arena Inc. Accessibility enhancement project $4,000
$2,000 from CFSV
$2,000 from Build 150
Friends of Cowan Wayside Park Phase 1 of Cowan Wayside Park rebuild $6,000
$3,000 from CFSV
$3,000 from Build 150
Benito Legion Ladies Auxiliary Legion Hall ceiling replacement $3,000
$1,500 from CFSV
$1,500 from Build 150
Swan Valley Cheetahs Gymnastics Club Trampoline upgrade $1,500

Youth in Philanthropy Grant Recipients

SVRSS Football Club Purchasing new jerseys $1,500
SVRSS Social Justice Committee Food and clothing bank storage and $500
SVRSS Varsity Baseball Baseball bat replacement. $500

Foundation Highlights

Celebration of Philanthropy at Community Foundation Gala
November 9, 2018

The Community Foundation of Swan Valley held their 4th Annual Cultural Gala on Friday, November 9, 2018 at the War Veterans Community Hall in Swan River.

“Here in the Swan Valley, volunteerism and philanthropy is at the core of who we are.” said Lorne Henkelman, Chair of the SVCF Board, during his opening remarks.  “The sense of community and interdependence, how we work together to thrive and grow is entrenched in our spirit. Nowhere is this spirit more evident than in you here tonight who make up our foundation, and tonight we celebrate our success.”

$450,000 CFSV Endowment from Cherban Brothers Estate
November 9, 2018

Photo: Hon. Ralph Eichler, Minister of Agriculture for the Province of Manitoba with Hon. Rick Wowchuk, MLA for Swan River, Community Foundation of Swan Valley Board Members and Herb and Bernice Bohnhardt.

Honourable Ralph Eichler, Minister of Agriculture for the Province of Manitoba, attended the Community Foundation of Swan Valley (Foundation) Cultural Gala on November 9, 2018 to present a cheque in the amount of $450,000 that will be used to create the Cherban Endowment Fund.