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Morden Area Foundation

13 – 379 Stephen Street
Morden, MB R6M 0G8

Registered Charitable Number: 13963 6914 RR0001
Manitoba Region: South Central


The MAF is a philanthropic organization, primarily managing a permanent collection of endowed funds, the earnings of which are used for the long term benefit of the community.


The Morden Area Foundation serves as a partner for people to establish permanent, yet flexible ways to fund current and future charitable gifts. Since its inception in 1993, the foundation has allocated more than $1,000,000 to over 60 organizations, to assist them in their efforts to improve Morden’s quality of life.


  • Allison Braun, Chairperson
  • Merley Wiebe, Vice-Chairperson
  • Ken Friesen, Treasurer
  • Chris Bolt, Secretary
  • Bob McCulloch
  • Robert Friesen


  • Lynda D. Lambert, Executive Director

Foundation Funds

General community endowment fund, and numerous family and named funds Supporting numerous organizations in the Morden area, in their efforts to improve Morden’s quality of life
Clark Elder memorial endowment fund Supports young athletes with costs of sport registration and training.
Scholarship endowment funds Numerous endowment funds totaling over $210,000, supporting annual awards to outstanding Morden area students
United Way Agency Endowment Fund Allowing the United Way to retain capital and grant earnings from a large bequest.
Menzies Family Fund 1 of MAF’s 4 family / community funds, bringing together past donations by the family of Dr. Jim Menzies, and a 2013 bequest from Dr. Jim’s estate
Women’s Giving Circle endowment Women reaching out to help one another and support a common cause

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