The MAF is a philanthropic organization, primarily managing a permanent collection of endowed funds, the earnings of which are used for the long term benefit of the community.
The Morden Area Foundation serves as a partner for people to establish permanent, yet flexible ways to fund current and future charitable gifts. Since its inception in 1993, the foundation has allocated more than $1,000,000 to over 60 organizations, to assist them in their efforts to improve Morden’s quality of life.
- Allison Braun, Chairperson
- Merley Wiebe, Vice-Chairperson
- Ken Friesen, Treasurer
- Chris Bolt, Secretary
- Bob McCulloch
- Robert Friesen
- Lynda D. Lambert, Executive Director
|General community endowment fund, and numerous family and named funds||Supporting numerous organizations in the Morden area, in their efforts to improve Morden’s quality of life|
|Clark Elder memorial endowment fund||Supports young athletes with costs of sport registration and training.|
|Scholarship endowment funds||Numerous endowment funds totaling over $210,000, supporting annual awards to outstanding Morden area students|
|United Way Agency Endowment Fund||Allowing the United Way to retain capital and grant earnings from a large bequest.|
|Menzies Family Fund||1 of MAF’s 4 family / community funds, bringing together past donations by the family of Dr. Jim Menzies, and a 2013 bequest from Dr. Jim’s estate|
|Women’s Giving Circle endowment||Women reaching out to help one another and support a common cause|
For a complete list of funds, download Endowment Funds and Flow-Through Funds