PMAF is a proud member of Community Foundations of Canada (CFC)
Mission Statement:To administer a perpetual fund designed to benefit the communities within the Rural Municipality of Pembina by identifying community priorities and assisting local charities and worthwhile projects.
What is a Community Foundation?
A community foundation is a philanthropic organization established and primarily as a permanent collection of endowed funds, the earnings of which are used for the long term benefit of a geographically defined community.
A community foundation is an independent tax exempt, incorporated body and cannot be controlled directly or indirectly by government at any level, corporations, associations and their members or individuals.
Pembina - Manitou Area Foundation
The Pembina - Manitou Area Foundation Inc. was incorporated August 6, 1997. It is officially registered with Revenue Canada as a tax exempt Public Foundation and has been allotted a charitable registration number.
The governing body is composed of area volunteers that represent the communities within the Pembina Municipality.
This Foundation is structured primarily as a permanent collection of funds which are invested and earnings used to fund local charities and address community priorities.
How can you give?
A gift to the Foundation is an ongoing expression of gratitude to one's community and represents a desire to benefit future generations.
You may contribute in several different ways:
- a gift or pledge of money
- a bequest in a will
- a gift of life insurance naming the Foundation as beneficiary
- a gift in memory of a relative or friend
- a multi-year pledge
- an interest free loan for a specific period
The Pembina-Manitou Area Foundation has the following funds:
|General Community Fund||
Funded by general donations, provides financial support for recreational, cultural, and other charitable groups in the Pembina- Manitou Area.
|Ken Warelis Memorial Fund||
Provides financial scholarships to agricultural students from the Municipality of Pembina
|Manitou Community Swimming Pool Fund||
Supports the Manitou Community Swimming Pool, providing summer recreation for residents and visitors from around Southern Manitoba
|Community of Darlingford Fund||
Provides financial support for charitable groups in the Community of Darlingford and area
|Darlingford Memorial Park Inc.||
Maintenance and enhancements to Darlingford's Memorial Park
|Joyce Bowler-Maxwell and Elwin and Ethel Bowler (Rinn) Scholarship||Annual Scholarships, starting at $2,000 per year, for deserving graduating students from the area.|
More information about the Foundation can be found on the Endow Manitoba Community Foundations website or find them on Facebook.
Current Board Members
|Murdoch B. Dobson (Barrie)|
To Donate Please mail to:Pembina - Manitou Area Foundation Inc.
If you are a community group that would like to apply for funding, please fill out an application form and send to: firstname.lastname@example.org or the mailing address above. Application deadline for 2021 is February 22nd.