Rivers and Area Community Foundation Emergency Community Support Fund
Rivers and Area Community Foundation were very proud to have partnered with the Community Foundations of Canada and the Government of Canada to deliver the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund. This collaboration was launched on May 19, 2020 and closed on July 27, 2020. The RACF invested $42,109 towards local charities and qualified donees supporting projects that assisted populations that were vulnerable during this crisis.
The Rivers and Area Community Foundation are pleased to have supported the following projects:
Riverdale Early Learning Centre – $13,210 – Kinder Readiness Catch Up Program & Re-opening
Riverdale District Health Auxiliary – $1,232 – Outdoor Shade & Netting Umbrella Project for the Personal Care Home so residents can sit outside and self-distance with family members
Riverdale Municipality – $3,500 – Re-opening and sanitization for all employees & citizens utilizing the municipal office
Razzamatazz Dance Club – $5,000 – Surviving the Covid-19 Closure and moving forward
Prairie Crocus Regional Library – $2,167 – Re-opening Project so that everyone may be able to visit the library
Rivers & Area Lions Club – $5,000 – Community Sustainability Project dealing with vulnerable seniors and children
Riverdale Community Development Corporation – $5,000 – Community Drive-In project
Rivers Minor Baseball – $2,000 – Return to Play 2020
Riverdale Community Centre – $1,000 – Re-opening Plan with PPE
Rivers Royal Canadian Legion Branch #75 – $4,000 – Lifting Spirits by providing meal/social opportunities for veterans, seniors and children.
Director Rod Veitch of the Rivers and Area Community Foundation presents Rivers Legion Ladies Auxiliary member Marguerite Lapka-Woytowich with a cheque for $1,000 and a matching Build 150 grant of $1,000 towards a new commercial refrigerator for the auxiliary kitchen....
Ross Lindberg, Mavis White, Jim Madder and Chic Lindberg present Ed MacKay a cheque for $1,000 from the Bill and Helen Sibbald Legacy Fund with a matching Build 150 grant of $1,000 towards their project of cleaning up the environment at the beach at Lake Wahtopanah at...
On November 15th, 2019 the Rivers and Area Community Foundation held their 10th anniversary granting event in conjunction with the Manitoba Build 150 Matching grants. We are the first Community Foundation in Manitoba to announce the Manitoba Build 150 Grants. They...