Westshore Community Foundation

Box 395
Gimli, MB R0C 1B0

Registered Charitable Number: 887517332 RR0001
Manitoba Region: Interlake

Mission

By identifying and understanding our community’s needs, creating and maintaining partnerships that support effective solutions, and engaging and stewarding caring investors who fund our endowments and our grants, we are growing our entire community.

Description

The land area The Westshore Community Foundation serves encompasses, the geographic areas in Manitoba along the west shore of Lake Winnipeg from Matlock in the south to Riverton in the North and surrounding areas including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Village of Dunnottar, Town of Winnipeg Beach, the Rural Municipality of Gimli, the Community of Fraserwood, and portions of the Rural Municipalities of Armstrong, Bifrost and St. Andrews.

Board

  • Tim Arnason
  • Michele Couture
  • Giuseppe Dalzotto
  • David Douglas
  • Ruth Ann Furgala
  • Darcy Jacobs
  • Gerry Knutson
  • Connie Magnusson-Schimnowski
  • Don Matthewson
  • Shelley Narfason
  • Eric Stefanson
  • Tristin Tergesen
  • Ruby Tretiak

Staff

  • Debra Merritt

Volunteer

  • Barbara Stefanson

Foundation Funds

Grant Deadlines

 April 15 (each year) – Community Fund
 July 15 (each year) – Scholarships / Bursaries

Foundation Highlights

The Westshore Community Foundation produced its first advertising trailer with the help of Huw Eirug, David McGunigal, and Les Stoodley. Larry Minarik of the Gimli Movie Theatre is showing our trailer on a weekly basis. Take a look and see what Westshore has been up to!