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 in the endowment is $500,000.

Board

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

Foundation Funds

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.
Lac du Bonnet Wildlife Association Fund This fund supports wildlife management, habitat and conservation projects.
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.
General Endowment Fund To be used for general funding in the community.

Recent Grants

Fall 2018 Grants

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 164 Replacement lounge chairs $700

Spring 2019 Grants

Fire & Water Music Festival Generator and fans for stage $2,562
LDB Community Center Ice plant upgrade/repairs (Curling Rink) $5,000
Winnipeg River Bursary $1,000
Chuck Reynolds Memorial Scholarship $500

Grant Deadlines

March 31 and September 30