The Winnipeg Foundation Articles

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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City Contributes $250K to Nourishing Potential Program

By Sarah Klein The Winnipeg Foundation has received $250,000 from the city to support its Nourishing Potential initiative. The city will also become a lead supporter of the fund, which ensures young people have access to healthy food. "Thousands of children in...

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Students Create Recipe for Success in Sandwich Competition

The best sandwiches in Winnipeg were crowned over the weekend as Grade 4 to 6 students cultivated their best creations. The Junior Master Chef Culinary Adventure was put on by The Winnipeg Foundation at the Paterson GlobalFoods Institute. Students entered a total of...

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Police Endowment Fund to Support At-Risk Youth, Families

A new endowment fund has been created by the Winnipeg Police Service to enable programs that assist at-risk and underserved children, youths and their families, to apply for funding. The WPS Endowment Fund is being established through the Winnipeg Foundation, who will...

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Winnipeg Foundation Passes $300M in Distributed Grants

The Winnipeg Foundation has broken the $300 million mark in total grants given since its inception. The Foundation released its 2012 results on Wednesday, which helped them to distribute $21.2 million back into the community. “This was a great year for The Winnipeg...

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Winnipeg Foundation Gets Readers ‘On the Same Page’

By Brian Schultz The public can now vote for their favourite book as part of The Winnipeg Foundation's "On the Same Page" project for 2011-12. The short list includes "Baldur's Song" by David Arnason, "Winnipeg 1912" by Jim Blanchard, "Le Soliel du Lac Qui Se...

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Results of 90-Hour Giving Challenge to Be Unveiled

The Winnipeg Foundation will be releasing details of its 90-Hour Giving Challenge at 10:30 a.m. today. The challenge ran from April 18 to 21 and encouraged Winnipeggers to open up their wallets to benefit 129 local charities. Donations will be matched by the...

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Winnipeg Foundation Running 90-Hour Giving Blitz

By Sarah Klein The Winnipeg Foundation is challenging Winnipeggers to support 130 local causes before midnight on Thursday, April 21. The 90-Hour Giving Challenge launched at 6 a.m. this morning at The Forks to help mark the Foundation's 90th anniversary. During this...

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Author Jake MacDonald Greeting Readers on Sunday

By David Klassen An author part of an initiative to get Manitobans on the same page when it comes to reading and talking about the same book will sign copies of his work on Sunday. On The Same Page was launched by The Winnipeg Foundation and Winnipeg Public Library,...

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Assiniboine Park Conservancy Receives $1M Donation

The Winnipeg Foundation has bestowed a large gift of $1 million to the Assiniboine Park Conservancy. The donation will be used to fund APC's Imagine a Place Campaign, which will help support the "Heart of the Park" project. The park has been undergoing a $200 million...

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