Author Archives: Jennifer Derksen

Emergency Community Support Fund

The Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) is a $350 million emergency funding program from the Government of Canada.                   In collaboration with the Canadian Red Cross and United Way Centraide Canada, CFC is proud to be involved in the allocation of funding. The fund is designed to help Canada’s most vulnerable populations during the […]

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2019 Spring Grant – Kiddie Sunshine Centre

Altona Community Foundation vice-president Loren Braul presents a grant cheque of $1,450 to Patricia Klassen of the Kiddie Sunshine Centre. Grant funds were used to renovate their pre-school room.

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New Deadline for Spring Granting

The Altona Community Foundation (ACF) has made the decision to extend the deadline of its Spring 2020 Grant Application period to June 30th in light of the current situation surrounding COVID-19.“We are facing unprecedented times, and we want to ensure eligible organizations in Altona and the Municipality of Rhineland (excluding Plum Coulee), have every opportunity […]

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2019 Spring Grant – Altona Health Centre

Altona Community Foundation board member Scott Penner presents a grant cheque to Marlo Friesen of the Altona Community Health Centre. Funds were used to purchase a second wheelchair swing for the hospital, this one will be placed outside in spring.

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2019 Spring Grant – Field of Dreams

Altona Community Foundation board member Bill Penner presents a grant cheque to the Field of Dreams committee members. Grant money was used for a third grandstand project.

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2019 Spring Grant – The Gardens on Tenth

Altona Community Foundation board member Keith Stoesz (far right), presents a grant cheque to members of The Gardens on Tenth. The grant was used for roof repairs at The Apartments.

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Earl Dick Memorial Golf Tournament

Altona Community Foundation president Chris Sumner presents a cheque to Oakview Golf & Country Club president Craig Neufeld. Money was raised through the annual Earl Dick Memorial Golf Tournament which supports Oakview and ACF. Thanks to Jim Dick for continuing this partnership with ACF and Oakview, two organizations Earl was a big supporter of.

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2018 Fall Grant – Rosenfeld School

Altona Community Foundation president Chris Sumner presents a cheque for $2,350 to Barb Rempel, principal of the Rosenfeld Elementary School. Grant funds were used for Phase 1 of a natural playground.

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2018 Spring Grant – Rosenfeld Good Neighbour Centre

Altona Community Foundation board member Scott Penner presents a cheque for $2,500 to Carol Schroeder of the Rosenfeld Good Neighbour Centre. Funds were used to upgrade the kitchen.

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2018 Fall Grant – Altona Health Centre

The Altona Community Foundation was proud to grant $1,750 to the Altona Community Memorial Health Centre towards the purchase of a wheelchair accessible porch swing. Studies show that the motion of swinging calms agitated residents and bring back memories of their childhood.

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