The Winnipeg Foundation Articles

New Arch, Fountain Monument at The Forks

New Arch, Fountain Monument at The Forks

A new structure at The Forks has decades of history tied to it. The Winnipeg Foundation unveiled the Alloway Arch and adjoining Widow’s Mite Fountain on Tuesday. The public amenity was created from the façade of the historic Alloway and Champion Bank building after...

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Winnipeg Foundation Awards Nearly $23M in Grants

Winnipeg Foundation Awards Nearly $23M in Grants

By Sarah Klein The Winnipeg Foundation awarded a record $22.9 million in charity grants in 2014. A total of 860 organizations benefited from funding last year, including Good Neighbours, which provides a variety of programs and supports to Winnipeg seniors. “The past...

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New Kitchen a Holiday Blessing for Lighthouse Mission

WINNIPEG -- Just in time for the holiday season, the Lighthouse Mission is taking full advantage of its new kitchen to help serve their more than 250 patrons daily. Through Project Echo and the Winnipeg Foundation, the mission was create new space with additional...

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CJNU Cozies Up to Winnipeg Foundation for New Digs

Nostalgia radio station CJNU 93.7 FM has found a new home next to the offices of the Winnipeg Foundation. The two organizations work closely together and will be sharing space on the 13th floor of the Richardson Building at the corner of Portage and Main. The...

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Youth Share Ideas at Annual Philanthropy Conference

By Brian Schultz Students from 28 schools and community agencies will gather today for the 12th annual Youth in Philanthropy (YiP) conference. The Winnipeg Foundation released a report recently where younger Winnipeggers graded the city a C when it came to giving...

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Winnipeg Non-Profit Receives Grant for Art Classes

A $10,000 grant from the Winnipeg Foundation will fund a new art project at Community Living Winnipeg. The non-profit organization assists people with intellectual disabilities and their families. Called "New View," the project is slated to begin in January to bring...

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Mayoral Candidates to Focus on Youth Issues at Forum

Issues relating to youth sometimes get overshadowed throughout the duration of a mayoral campaign, but they will be front and centre this evening during the Youth Vital Signs (YVS) Forum. The forum will further promote results recently published by The Winnipeg...

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Youth See Room for Winnipeg to Improve: Report

A new report released Tuesday gives Winnipeg a passing grade when it comes to the quality of life as seen through the eyes of young people, but there's much more room for improvement. The Youth Vital Signs (YVS) 2014 report was released by the Winnipeg Foundation...

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New Space to Connect Broadway Promenade to Esplanade Riel

The new space at The Forks will connect the Broadway promenade and the Esplanade Riel thanks to a donation by the Winnipeg Foundation. Called the Alloway Arch, the space will include shards from the façade of the original Alloway and Champion bank once located at 362...

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