To administer a perpetual fund designed to benefit the communities within the Municipality of Pembina by identifying community priorities and assisting local charities and worthwhile projects.
What is a Community Foundation?
A community foundation is a philanthropic organization established and primarily as a permanent collection of endowed funds, the earnings of which are used for the long term benefit of a geographically defined community.
A community foundation is an independent tax exempt, incorporated body and cannot be controlled directly or indirectly by government at any level, corporations, associations and their members or individuals.
Pembina - Manitou Area Foundation
The Pembina - Manitou Area Foundation Inc. was incorporated August 6, 1997. It is officially registered with Revenue Canada as a tax exempt Public Foundation and has been allotted a charitable registration number.
The governing body is composed of area volunteers that represent the communities within the Pembina Municipality.
This Foundation is structured primarily as a permanent collection of funds which are invested and earnings used to fund local charities and address community priorities.
How can you give?
A gift to the Foundation is an ongoing expression of gratitude to one's community and represents a desire to benefit future generations.
You may contribute in several different ways:
- a gift or pledge of money
- a bequest in a will
- a gift of life insurance naming the Foundation as beneficiary
- a gift in memory of a relative or friend
- a multi-year pledge
- an interest free loan for a specific period
|General Community Fund
Funded by general donations, provides financial support for recreational, cultural, and other charitable groups in the Pembina-Manitou Area
|Community of Darlingford Fund
Provides financial support for charitable groups in the Community of Darlingford and area
|Darlingford Cemetery Fund
Provides funds dedicated to upkeep and repair of the Darlingford Cemetery
|Darlingford Memorial Park Inc. Fund
Provides funds dedicated to maintenance and enhancements to Darlingford's Memorial Park
|Ken Warelis Memorial Fund
Provides an annual post-secondary scholarship in the field of agriculture to students from the Municipality of Pembina
|Manitou Community Swimming Pool Fund
Supports the Manitou Community Swimming Pool, providing summer recreation for residents and visitors from around Southern Manitoba
|Manitou Cemetery Fund
Provides funds dedicated to upkeep and repair of the Manitou Cemetery
|Maxwell-Bowler Scholarship Fund
Provides an annual $2,000 scholarship to a deserving graduate from the area
|Pembina-Manitou Area Foundation Scholarship Fund
Provides an annual scholarship to a deserving graduate from the area
|St. Luke's Pembina Crossing Church Cemetery Fund
Provides funds dedicated to upkeep and repair of St. Luke's Church Cemetery
|Pembina-Manitou Area Foundation Administration Fund
|Provides fund to cover expenses of the Pembina-Manitou Area Foundation
PEMBINA MANITOU AREA FOUNDATION 2024 GRANT APPLICATION AVAILABLE NOW!
Current Board Members
| Tracie Moores - Chair 204-242-2820
|Mel Kauppila - Vice Chair
|Lorne Schultz - Treasurer
|Charissa Dobson - Secretary
|Ray Keen - Director
|Travis Long - Director
Murdoch B. Dobson (Barrie) - Director
|Griffen McLean - Director
|Erin Doherty - Director
|Curtis Weeks - Director