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2020 Grant Recipients

2020 Grant Recipients

Royal Canadian Legion Brandon #75 Legion Ladies Auxiliary The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #75 Legion Ladies Auxiliary received a grant of $2,984 to purchase a new commercial tap for the new stainless steel counter tops and paint the kitchen walls. Riverdale Golf ...

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Emergency Community Support Fund Phase One Funding

Emergency Community Support Fund Phase One Funding

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...

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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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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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Inaugural Youth in Philanthropy Grants Presentation

Inaugural Youth in Philanthropy Grants Presentation

The inaugural “ Youth in Philanthropy Grants” were given out at Rivers Collegiate, by the students of newly formed Youth in Philanthropy Committee. This was a project started between the Thomas Sill Foundation and the Rivers and Area Community Foundation to engage...

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MLA Greg Nesbitt Announces aid for new Daycare

MLA Greg Nesbitt Announces aid for new Daycare

MLA Greg Nesbitt announced that the Province of Manitoba and the Federal Government would be providing $900,000.00 towards the construction of the urgently needed Riverdale Community Daycare. This will mean the construction of the 32 space daycare, 8 infants and 24...

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First Ever RACF Grant/Fundraising Gala

First Ever RACF Grant/Fundraising Gala

Pictured in the main photo (left) is Kim McConnell, our guest speaker. On the right is Susan Citulsky accepting a grant for the Rivers Train Station Restoration Committee from RACF Director, Ian Dyer. Rivers and Area Community Foundation (RACF) held its first-ever...

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Comets Team up with Foundation with Winning Results

Comets Team up with Foundation with Winning Results

The past few seasons have been very busy for the Rivers Comets. Four years ago the team didn’t exist and had no diamond to play on. Finding players was the easy part, building a field would prove more challenging. While there was a footprint at the fairgrounds of the...

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