Carman Area Foundation Inc.

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Carman Area Foundation Inc.

P.O. Box 160
Carman, MB R0G 0J0

Registered Charitable Number: 86818 4193 RR0001
Manitoba Region: South Central

Vision

To build a healthy, strong and vibrant community.

Mission

To establish and manage gifts in perpetuity for the distribution of grants to local charitable community organizations.

Description

Established in 1998, the Carman Area Foundation supports charitable activities in the Town of Carman, community of Sperling and the Rural Municipalities of Dufferin, Roland and Grey. Eligible activities include sports and recreation, the arts, health care, disadvantaged children, education and wellness. The Carman Area Foundation has now surpassed $2,000,000 in total assets and will soon reach $2,500,000. Each year the Foundation is providing more than $80,000 in grants to support many valued community initiatives.

Board

  • Janine Lodder – Board Chair
  • Ian Bergsma – Vice Chair
  • Laura Znak – Treasurer
  • Debbie Middleton
  • Wendy Clark
  • Larry Hillmer
  • Tamra Butterfield
  • Colleen Hodgson
  • Eric Smith

Staff

  • Caddie Crampton, Community Foundations Coordinator

Foundation Funds

Undesignated FundProceeds distributed at the discretion of the Board.
Mason’s Health Care Fund – Boyne LodgeProceeds to projects benefiting the Boyne Lodge.
Mason’s Health Care Fund – Carman Memorial HospitalProceeds to projects benefiting the Carman Memorial Hospital.
Mason’s Education Fund – Carman CollegiateProceeds to projects benefiting the Carman Collegiate.
Mason’s Education Fund – Carman Elementary SchoolProceeds to projects benefiting the Carman Elementary School.
Carman Kinsmen Pool FundProceeds to projects benefiting the Carman Aquatic Centre.
Sperling Community FundProceeds to projects benefiting the Sperling Community.
Linear Grain Fund – donor advisedProceeds to projects benefiting underprivileged children.
Theatre FundProceeds to projects benefiting theatre activities.
Roland Community FundProceeds to projects benefiting community activities in the R.M. of Roland.
Health and Wellness FundProceeds to projects supporting a broad definition of community health and wellness.
Boyne Regional Library FundProceeds to support the Boyne Regional Library.
Preston-Kitching FundProceeds split between projects benefiting the Carman Memorial Hospital and the Boyne Lodge. Percentage of split on any given year at the discretion of the Board.
R.M. of Grey FundProceeds to projects benefiting community activities in the R.M. of Grey.
Carman Lions Club FundProceeds to projects supporting a broad definition of community health and wellness.
Boyne Lodge FundProceeds to projects benefiting the Boyne Lodge.
Carman Memorial Hospital FundProceeds to projects benefiting the Carman Memorial Hospital.
Arts Stabilization Manitoba FundProceeds to support the stability and sustainability of the Golden Prairie Arts Council
Winston Simpson Memorial FundProceeds to support improvement and maintenance of the Carman and District Hall.
Carman Golf and Curling Club FundProceeds from this fund support the promotion, education and development of golf and curling for the benefit of the community.
Carman Collegiate Youth in Philanthropy FundProceeds support initiatives in local area. Fund established through joint agreement between Thomas Sill Foundation, CAF and Carman Collegiate.
Carman Handi-Van FundA Charitable Organization Fund is designed to support the operational needs of the organization.
Dane Nicolajsen FundA donor-advised fund with proceeds are directed to community initiatives supporting you.
D.R. McDlement Memorial FundDonor Advised Fund that grants a bursary to a graduating Carman Collegiate student each year.

Foundation Grants

Boyne Regional Library$1,800
Boyne River Keepers$2,000
Boyne Valley Lodge$5,000
Carman & Community Chamber of Commerce$1,350
Carman Dufferin Communities in Bloom$3,000
CDR: Carman Community Hall$1,000
CDR: Carman Swimming Pool$2,040
CDR: Kings Park Basketball Courts$3,200
Carman Family Resource Centre$570
Carman Golf and Curling Club$700
Carman Handi-Van Corp. Fund$4,140
Carman Minor Ball$3,000
Carman Minor Hockey$600
Carman Palliative Care$4,225
Carman Seniors Resource$2,250
Child & Family Services$2,720
Dufferin Ag Society$2,125
Dufferin Historical Society$465
Prairie Rose School Division$400
Elm Creek Canada Day Committee$5,000
Elm Creek Community Hall$2,500
Elm Creek Housing Corp$7,000
Elm Creek Skating Rink$1,972
Elm Creek Stay & Play Centre$4,000
Golden Prairie Arts Council$5,635
Linear Grain Fund$2,840
Midland Nursery School$1,200
R.M. of Roland$1,800
Roland Golf Course$3,000
Roseisle Planning Committee$1,000
Sperling Community Club$8,000
TLC Centre$3,600
Visions of Independence$5,000
Wee Care Child Centre$2,500