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Help your community foundation grow and your gift will be stretched, with support from The Winnipeg Foundation and the Province of Manitoba.
MissionThe 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 $1,500,000 to over 60 organizations, to assist them in their efforts to improve Morden’s quality of life.
- Allison Braun, Chairperson
- Sue Nelson, Vice-Chairperson
- Robert Friesen, Treasurer
- Tio Bellisario, Secretary
- Bob McCulloch
- Oleksandra (Sasha) Annamuradova
- Phyllis Loewen
- Brad Ritchie
|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 $325,000, 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.|
|Power of the Purse Endowment Fund||Women helping women, children and families to enable betterment in the lives of Morden and area residents.|
Grants Awarded 2022
|South Central regional Library Morden Branch – Book sale storage shed||$1,500|
|Many Hands Resource – Refrigerator||$7,775|
|Genesis House – Commercial kitchen space for transitional housing||$9,000|
|Morden Multicultural Winterfest – Enclosable shelter for outdoor use||$5,495.60|
|Pembina Hills Arts Council – Portable printing presses||$1,603.10|
|Douglass Kuhl School of Music – Digital piano||$1,200|