The Killarney Foundation

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The Killarney Foundation

P.O. BOX 1180
Killarney, MB R0K 1G0

Registered Charitable Number: 119240463 RR0001
Manitoba Region: Southwest


To be a catalyst for strengthening community well-being, now and for future generations, by promoting philanthropy, creating partnerships and supporting diverse charitable organizations.


Permanent fund providing grants from annual income earned with a broad range of grant-making activities governed by a local board of its residents.


  • Merv Tweed, Chairperson
  • Brett Skeoch
  • Laura Campbell, Hospital Liaison
  • Edward Dow
  • David Jones
  • Matthew Nichol
  • Janice Smith


  • Jackie Mitchell, Treasurer
  • Shelley Vandenberghe, Secretary

Foundation Funds

General Fund Benefits entire community – sole discretion with Board of Directors
Killarney Beautification Fund Improve physical appearance of community
High School Scholarship Fund Assist education costs for both universities and technical colleges
Killarney Hospital Fund Provide equipment to assist in the betterment of health care in community
JAV David Museum Assist in preserving heritage of community
Lakeland Regional Library Fund Provide funds for equipment and books
Killarney Minor Sports Fund Assist in recreational activities to ensure accessibility to all in community
Turtle Mountain Flywheel Club Fund Preserve farm machinery and promote history of farming in area
Killarney Food Bank Fund Provide assistance to low-income families
Killarney Meals on Wheels Fund Provide home delivery of nutritional food to seniors and other house-bound persons
Marringhurst Historical Society Fund Restoration and upkeep of Marringhurst Manor
Killarney Legion Peace Gardens Camp Fund Assist youth to attend various sport training programs
Killarney School Band Fund Provide bursary plus purchase large instruments when needed
Killarney Lakeside Golf Club Fund To assist project which enhance and maintain the golf club facility
Killarney Beautification Fund For the beautification of the Town of Killarney

Foundation Grants

Killarney Shamrock Centre: to assist with purchase of electric zamboni $40,000
Killarney Lakeside Golf Course: to assist with pumphouse $40,000
Killarney Fire Dept: to assist with purchase of Jaws of Life $10,000
Scholarships $36,000
Bayside Personal Care Home: toward 3 season room $10,000
Tri-Lake Health Centre: kitchen renos for patients and staff $20,000
Killarney Garden Club: to assist with spring planting $1,560

Grant Deadlines