Minnedosa & District Foundation Inc.

P.O. Box 1980
Minnedosa, MB R0J 1E0

Registered Charitable Number: 119041788 RR0001
Manitoba Region: Southwest


The Minnedosa and District Foundation is committed to enhancing the quality of life for our citizens by promoting charitable, educational, and cultural endeavors; to encourage and inspire donors in charitable giving for the benefit of the community and to leave a legacy for the future.


  • Bruce McNabb, Chairperson
  • Wilma Jones, Secretary
  • Jean Garbolinsky, Treasurer
  • Grant Butler
  • Cheryl Johnson
  • Gaylene Johnson
  • Grant Spraggs
  • Harvey Wedgewood

Foundation Funds

Minnedosa & District Smart and Caring Community Fund Unencumbered funds
Verna Averill Estate Fund Unencumbered funds
Verna Averill Scholarship Fund $2,000 Annual MCI Scholarship
Shawn Cooper Memorial Scholarship Fund $200 Annual MCI Scholarship
Minnedosa District Museum and Heritage Village Corp. Fund
Dr. A S Khandelwal Family Fund 2 – $500 Annual Scholarships

Grant Deadline

October 1

Recent Grants


Diabetes Camp program Supporting diabetes camp 10 children in area $1,000
Friends of Minnedosa Lake Startup costs $1,000
MCI Student Leaders Conference costs to send 6 students $750
MCI United Nations Assembly and Encounters with Cda Send students to Encounters and MUNA $1,150
Minnedosa Agricultural society Complete kitchen upgrade $5,000
Minnedosa Centurians Special Olympics Shirts for use of athletes in competition $500
Minnedosa Child Care Cooperative Expansion and renovation $10,000
Minnedosa District Museum & Heritage Village School painting and house ramp $2,650
Minnedosa EMS Power stretcher for second ambulance $5,000
Minnedosa Horticultural Society Assist with costs of annual flower shows $500
Minnedosa Minor Baseball Batting cage & netting $4,000
Minnedosa Performing Arts Committee (Expressions) Expression concert series $1,000
Minnedosa Regional Archives Digitizing 20 year of Minnedosa Tribune $1,627
Minnedosa Regional Library Upgrading children’s corner equipment $1,500
Minnedosa Senior citizens Assoc Floor curling equip and crokinole supplies $1,500
Minnedosa Service to Seniors Supper for Seniors in conjunction with Random act of Kindness $1,840
Minnedosa United Church “United We Can” parent Child program $1,476
Port in a Storm Common room suite furniture $2,000
Rockin The Fields Repair and upgrade various buildings on-site $5,000
Rolling River Festival of the Arts Assist with cost of adjudicators, etc $500
South Mountain Refugee Sponsorship Committee Refugee sponsorship of family in Nov 2018 $1,000
St Mark’s Anglican Church Window repairs $3,000
Tanners Crossing School Health promotion Promote healthy active lifestyle $1,000
Victoria Quilts Canada – Neepawa chapter Material for quilts for cancer patients $1,000
Beach Enhancement committee New playground equipment for beach area $25,000

Foundation Highlights