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COMMUNITY COMES FIRST

Your gift to the Rivers and Area Community Foundation advances the quality of life in our community.

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.

BUILDING COMMUNITY
Grants Awarded With Matching From Build 150

Grants Awarded With Matching From Build 150

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....

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Apply for Grants by September 30th

Apply for Grants by September 30th

The Rivers & Area Community Foundation's grant period opens on September 1st and closes on September 30th each year. Visit our Grant Application Guidelines page to review the granting requirements.

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Wahtopanah Shore Clean Up

Wahtopanah Shore Clean Up

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...

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