Pembina - Manitou Area Foundation

Pembina-Manitou Area Foundation
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 chariable 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. 
Current Board Members
Shannon Holenski
Lorne Shultz
Barrie Dobson 
Charissa Dobson
Ray Keen
Evelyn Lea
Travis Long
Robert Selby 
Thor Thorleifson 
 
To Donate Please mail to:
Pembina - Manitou Area Foundation Inc.
Box 535
Manitou, MB
R0G 1G0
 
If you are a community group that would like to apply for funding please fill out an application form and submit to the address above. Application deadline is past for 2020, please check back next year.