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MissionThe Morris Area Foundation partners with donors to build permanent endowment funding from which projects of the entire Rural Municipality and Town of Morris are supported.
DescriptionThe foundation supports projects related to community enhancement such as family well being, development of children, youth and senior programs, education, recreation and culture and health. A contribution to the Foundation lasts forever, while the interest earned from the contribution is invested back into the community.
- Chairperson: Curtis Evenson
- Treasurer: Midge Anderson
- Secretary: Shelley Stupnisky
- Del Stevenson
- Bruce Gregory
- Brendan Heppner
- Jackie Murray
- Darcie Edel
- Cindy Janzen
- Chris Hamblin (Town of Morris Rep)
- Cory Friesen (RM of Morris Rep)
- Maia Crisanta Vicente, Community Foundation Coordinator
|Main Unrestricted Fund||for the betterment of all the communities in the Rural Municipality of Morris, and the Town of Morris|
|Health and Wellness Fund||for the health and wellness of our communities|
|YIP- Youth in Philanthropy Fund||managed by students of the Morris and Rosenort Schools|
|Administrative Fund||established to cover expenses of the Morris Area Foundation|
Recent GrantsClick the + to see the grant recipients.
|Morris Community Gardens||$1,000 for the final upgrades to raised garden beds|
|Morris Manor||$1,000 to upgrade lighting and smoke detectors|
|Morris & District Centennial Museum||$1,000 for roof repairs|
|Morris Early Learning Center||$500 for floor hockey equipment|
|Lowe Farm Community Center||$2,000 to build shed for zamboni|
|Red River Wellness Committee||$3,500 to refurbish tennis courts|
|Red River Valley Food Bank||$500 for air cleaning system|
|Willow Park||$5,000 to build and develop park and playground equipment|
|Morris Community Gardens||$1,500 for replacement and upgrade of raised garden boxes|
|Morris & District Centennial Museum Inc.||$1,000 for the purchase of the Museum Collections Management Software|
|Habitat for Humanity Manitoba||$2,500 new home build|
|HEART Team Inc.||$2,000 in support of the “Water Rescue Hovercraft Purchase”|
|Red River Wellness Committee||$1,500 for outdoor courts rebuild project across from the Morris School|
|Morris Area Senior Services, Inc.||$1,000 to assist in the purchase of food containers for the congregate meal program in Morris|
|Morris Manor||$1,500 for the replacement of the fridge and other small improvements in the common room of the Manor|