Winkler Community Foundation

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Winkler Community Foundation

288L 15th Street
Winkler, MB R6W 0H5

Registered Charitable Number: 899032635 RR0001
Manitoba Region: South Central


The Winkler Community Foundation is a charitable organization that provides ongoing support for other local non-profit and charitable organizations in Winkler and surrounding area. The income earned by these funds is used to give grants to a wide range of community groups, while the original investment is left to grow generating more funds for future grants.


  • Corey Hildebrand – Board Chair
  • Scott Doell – Vice Chair
  • Barb Neufeld – Secretary
  • Andy Schmidt – Treasurer
  • Stacy Wiebe
  • Viola Enns-Woelk
  • Nina Manugid
  • Chad Harder
  • Tena Lane
  • Henry Siemens


  • Myra Peters, Executive Director
  • Sophia Berg, Scholarship & Marketing Coordinator


Scholarship Committee – community representatives
  • Elaine Janzen
  • Cam Wiens
  • Dr. Kavi Abbu
Citizen of the Year – community representative
  • Kim Ewert
Vital Signs – community representative
  • Phillip Vallelly

Foundation Funds

Community FundSupports general granting programs.
Youth In Philanthropy FundSupports teaching youth about philanthropy through identifying community needs, fundraising and granting funds to local organizations.
Dr. C.W. Wiebe Medical FundSupports the purchase of medical equipment.
Winkler Fire Rescue FundSupports Fire Rescue education, training, scholarships and equipment.
General Operating FundSupports the administration expenses of the WCF.
Katie Cares FundSupports Youth and Cancer related projects. Directed by the Katie Cares Foundation Board of Directors.
Gateway Resources FundSupports Gateway Resources; providing enhanced services to people with intellectual disabilities.
2014 Manitoba Winter Games Sport Legacy FundSupports the promotion and enhancement of sport leadership and/or sport development.
Gorden Wiebe Scholarship FundSupports education scholarships for young people pursuing secondary education.
Kalansky Family FundDonor advised fund; supporting community projects important to donor.
MAP FundDonor advised fund; supporting community projects important to donor.
Mend the GapSupports initiatives, programs and services that alleviate poverty through innovative approaches impacting families
Falk Fehr FoundationSupporting charitable activity in Winkler and surrounding community; donor advised
Winkler Heritage Museum FundSupports Winkler Heritage Museum preserve and exhibit local history
Winkler Cheerboard FundSupports Winkler & District Cheerboard annual Christmas food drive

Grant Deadlines