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
Current Board Members
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 submit to the address above. Application deadline is February 28th.