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Brokenhead River Community Foundation

P.O. Box 2225
Beausejour, MB R0E 0C0

Registered Charitable Number: 869509240 RR0001
Manitoba Region: Southeast

Mission

The Brokenhead River Community Foundation is a non-profit organization created to provide financial support to charitable, educational, cultural, and recreational projects which are beneficial to the community.

Description

The Foundation is lead by dedicated community volunteers who endeavour to administer and encourage growth of the Endowment Fund. Community grants, scholarships and bursaries are awarded to projects and groups that serve as many people as possible in a variety of areas of interest and need.

Board

  • Reg Black, President
  • Zane Hunter, Vice President
  • Leone Rondeau, Secretary
  • Holly Madden, Treasurer
  • Mona Strecker
  • Shannon Schade
  • Shirley Cherrey
  • Bridget Broek
  • Linda Ans
  • Duane Versluis
  • Jarrett Powers

Staff

  • Hannah Lussier,  Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Foundation Funds

Community FundAn all-purpose fund whose proceeds are used to support local charities and non-profit groups, as well as scholarships and bursaries for graduates living in the Ecole Edward Schreyer School catchment area.
IR+ERHA FundDedication to the support of Beausejour Hospital and East Gate Lodge.
Cherrey Family Trust FundSupporting the town of Beausejour in the following areas of interest:
1. Sports – hockey, curling & figure skating
2. Public spaces – playgrounds & swimming pool
3. Physical activity – walking trails and parks
General EducationSupporting projects at our local schools.
EnvironmentSupporting projects that preserve and protect our local environment.
Edward Schreyer School Boys Basketball ProgramCreated by a local family in their son’s memory to support his favourite school sport.
2006 Winter GamesDeveloped to support games involved in the Winter Games held in Beausejour and area.
Michael Hamende Memorial Minor Hockey FundCreated by the Hamende family to provide an annual benefit to the Beausejour Brokenhead Minor Hockey Association (BBMHA).
Elizabeth Schreyer Archive FundCreated by Edward Schreyer to assist in the preservation of the information from his time as Premier of Manitoba and Governor General of Canada
Brokenhead River Community Foundation Grade 12 Graduating ScholarshipA general fund to support its own scholarships.
Robert Rondeau Memorial Curling ScholarshipTo support a graduate who has excelled at curling and is continuing their education at a post secondary institution.
Ken Matchizen Memorial ScholarshipTo support a graduate continuing their education in any Trade as recognized by the Province of Manitoba.
Beausejour Curling Club ScholarshipTo support a graduate who demonstrates active involvement in the sport of curling.
The Brokenhead River Community Foundation Grade 12 BursariesA general fund to support its own bursaries.
Eric Lefko Memorial Agricultural BursaryTo support a graduate entering into a post secondary education in any agricultural-related field.
Science BursaryA special bursary, created by a local donor, for students going into a science related field.
Brokenhead-Thalberg North-Mars-Brokenhead East Grade 12 Graduation BursaryCreated by the proceeds of two reunions for four schools north of Beausejour.

Recent Grants

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Friends of Beausejour Daylily Gardens $1,000.00
Brokenhead River Recreational Commission $4,000.00
Beausejour Handivan $8,000.00
Royal Canadian Legion Branch $132 $6,000.00
Garson Arena$10,000.00
Beausejour Curling Club$8,000.00
Brokenhead River Community Hall$8,000.00
Beausejour Otters Swim Club – Pergola Project at Splash Pool$4,500.00
Beausejour Active Transportation Committee – Rail Trail Prairie Parks$9,600.00
Garson Centennial Community Centre – Bouncy House$2,250.00
Beausejour Beautification Committee – Street Planters$2,200.00
Memorial Flags Park$4,000.00
Brokenhead River Recreation Commission – T-Ball, Little Kickers equipment$550.00
Beausejour Skating Club – Skating Development equipment$1,097.00
249 Royal Canadian Air Cadets $2,000.00
Tyndall Village Community Centre $900.00
Happy Time Nursery $375.00
Brokenhead River Rec Committee $850.00
Beausejour Brokenhead Minor Hockey Association $560
Beausejour Slowpitch $4,000.00
Tyndall Curling Club $3,600.00
Friends of Beausejour Daylily Gardens $1,000.00
Beausejour Curling Club $455.00
Elites Gymnastics $2,500.00
Beausejour Kids’ Centre $1,500.00

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