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Thompson Community Foundation

PO Box 1074
Thompson, MB R8N 1N9

Registered Charitable Number: 89822 8375 RR0001
Manitoba Region: North


The mission of The Thompson Community Foundation is to create a growing investment pool of capital resources and use revenue earned by the capital pool to benefit the community of Thompson.


The Thompson Community Foundation is a “savings account” created for the community of Thompson by gifts from local and former citizens, businesses, and community organizations. The funds in this community savings account are never spent. The funds are managed by our foundation to produce an annual return for the community by granting funds to worthwhile community projects.


  • Jimmy Pelk – President
  • Shamilla Thethy – Vice-President
  • Tyrone Krawetz – Vice-President
  • Brenda Laycock – Treasurer
  • Dave Moore – Secretary
  • André Proulx
  • Curtis Briscoe
  • Jenn Nyhof
  • Kevin White
  • Paula Yanko
  • Ivon Fournier


  • Tammy Cober

Foundation Funds

Managed Endowment Fund A savings account, interest granted to community projects. By contributing to the Managed Fund, the Foundation will build a solid endowment to support funding needs in the community, today and virtually forever.
Operational Endowment Fund A savings account, interest to cover operational cost of the organization.
Arnold Morberg Memorial Scholarship Fund to assist Northern Manitoba students pursuing careers in aviation. The scholarship will be given for their education in aviation.
Burntwood Jr. Curling Club Fund Donor Advised Fund to put towards the Burntwood Junior Curling Club needs.
Kerrie Brown Memorial Bursary Funds from this bursary are granted to the highest grade point average in English graduating from RD Parker Collegiate.
Thompson Health Foundation Fund All proceeds from the funds donated will flow yearly to the Burntwood Regional Health Authority.
CIM Scholarship This scholarship was established to assist students pursuing careers in a field that is applicable in the mining, metallurgy or petroleum sector.
Thompson Science Fair Fund Funds for Citywide Fair, provide awards, support travel for students selected to represent Thompson at Regional and National Science Fairs.
The Troy Anand Fund Funds granted to support charitable activities or charitable organizations as well as the environment sector.
The Northern Social Work Scholarship Fund A cash award directed to a student from The University of Manitoba Northern Social Work Program, based on students financial need.
Irene Evelyn Moore Fund Unrestricted Fund whose charitable purposes are consistent with the objectives of the foundation.

Recent Grants

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Boys & Girls Club of Thompson $3,200.00
Thompson General Hospital Auxiliary $2,595.50
Juniper Centre Inc. $10,000.00
Men Are Part of the Solution $12,584.81
Thompson Public Library $4,650.00
Wapanohk Community School $3,500.00
Lions Manor 55 $20,000.00
Skate Thompson $18.787.94
City of Thompson $35,000.00
Thompson Zoological Society Inc. (Boreal Discovery Centre) $8,000.00
Ma-Mow-We-Tak Friendship Centre $10,769.00
Thompson Minor Hockey Association $8,490.75

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