Minnedosa & District Foundation Inc.

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Minnedosa & District Foundation Inc.

Box 1980
Minnedosa, MB R0J 1E0

Registered Charitable Number: 119041788 RR0001
Manitoba Region: Southwest


The Minnedosa and District Foundation is committed to enhancing the quality of life for our citizens by promoting charitable, educational, and cultural endeavors; to encourage and inspire donors in charitable giving for the benefit of the community and to leave a legacy for the future.


  • Gaylene Johnson – Chair
  • Corinne Topham – Secretary
  • Cheryl Johnson
  • Grant Butler
  • Laura Good
  • Terry McLenehan
  • Sean Dyck
  • Jacki Nylen


Heather Horner, Administrative Assistant

Foundation Funds

Minnedosa & District Smart and Caring Community FundUnencumbered funds
Verna Averill Estate FundUnencumbered funds
Verna Averill Scholarship Fund$2,000 Annual MCI Scholarship
Shawn Cooper Memorial Scholarship Fund$200 Annual MCI Scholarship
Minnedosa District Museum and Heritage Village Corp. Fund 
Dr. A S Khandelwal Family Fund$3,500.00

Recent Grants

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Verna Averill Scholarship $2,000
Shawn Cooper Scholarship $300
Dr, Khandelwal Scholarships $1,500
Clanwilliam Curling Rink $6,490
Newdale Fire Department $5,000
Newdale Community Hall $5,000
Newdale Senior Citizens Home $5,000
Minnedosa Fire Fighters $25,000
Minnedosa Services to Seniors $2,000
Minnedosa Golf Course $10,000
Expressions Concert Series $1,000
Minnedosa Men’s Shed $4,000
Minnedosa Multi Purpose 4-H Club $500
Minnedosa 4-H for Teens $556
Ronald McDonald House Charities $4,000
Victoria’s Quilts $1,000
Minnedosa Senior Citizen’s Association $1,500
Valley Life Beginnings $8,000
Minnedosa Agricultural Society $10,000
Valley Life Recreation $22,500
Ultrasound Project $15,000
TOTAL $130,346

Grant Deadlines