Lac du Bonnet & District Charitable Foundation Inc.

Box 744
Lac du Bonnet, MB R0E 1A0

Registered Charitable Number: 823854559 RR0001
Manitoba Region: Southeast

Mission

The Lac du Bonnet & District Charitable Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to improving the quality of life in the Town and RM of Lac du Bonnet and the adjacent area of the RM of Alexander through the creation and management of funds gifted in perpetuity and the distribution of earnings generated from these invested funds for local charitable purposes.

Description

The Lac du Bonnet and District Charitable Foundation was formed in 2008 and has received donations from various groups and individuals since establishment. As of July 2017 the funds the endowment is $500,000.

Board

    • Gerry Arbez, President
    • David Johnson, Chairman
    • Laurette Greenlay, Secretary
    • Richard Campbell, Treasurer
    • Linda Davidow
    • Janice Leroux
    • Paul MacIntosh
    • Gary Rollins
    • Mitch Walker
    • Laverne Wojciechowski

Foundation Funds

General Endowment Fund To be used for general funding in the community.
Lac du Bonnet Wildlife Association Fund This fund supports wildlife management, habitat and conservation projects.
Administration Fund This fund supports some of the expenses incurred by the Foundation on an annual basis.
Managed Fund This fund supports needs in the community as approved by the Board of Directors of the Foundation.
Health and Senior Services Fund This fund supports needs in the community for general health, services, housing/ or a personal care home for seniors.
Winnipeg River Educational Bursary Fund This fund is used to assist needy students pursuing degrees in science, agriculture, or a health care profession.
Chuck Reynolds Education Fund This fund supports annual awards to selected students who are pursuing advanced education at qualified institutions.
Brittany Bung Memorial Fund This fund supports assisting community youth programs to address issues in the community involving youth.
Richmond Family Fund This fund supports needs in the community as approved by the Board of Directors of the Foundation.
The Heritage Fund This fund supports needs to the Lac du Bonnet Heritage Museum.

Recent Grants

Spring 2018 Grants

Mrs. Lucci’s Sports Equipment $500
Selkirk Rotary Club Hospital echocardiography equipment $1,000
Winnipeg River Arts Council Truck Stop Theatre Presentation $500
Centennial School Shade structure for outdoor instructions $1,500
Winnipeg River Educational Bursary Erin Atkin $1,000
Chuck Reynolds Memorial Scholarship Erin Atkin & Marina Milne ($500 each) $1,000
Lac du Bonnet Wildlife (Bursary – Conservation) Reece Robinson $1,000
Health & Senior Services (Bursary – Health Care) Kally Oucharak $1,000
Mrs. Lucci’s (Youth in Philanthropy) Sports Equipment $1,500

Grant Deadlines

March 31 and September 30