Category Archives: Grants

2016 Spring Grant – Blue Sky Opportunities

Altona Community Foundation board member Chris Sumner presents a $5,000 cheque to Richard Neufeld of Blue Sky Opportunities. Funds were used for the building construction on their new recycling plant.

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2016 Spring Grant – Altona Elks

Altona Community Foundation board member Brad Derksen presents a $2,175 cheque to Rita Wiebe and Guy Mullen of the Altona Elks. Funds were used for the construction of an indoor play area.

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Friesens donates

Bill Penner, president of the Altona Community Foundation accepts a cheque for $986 from Harold Stoesz of Friesens Corporation. Friesens recently launched an “Employee-Directed Giving Program” through which each employee-owner votes for organizations they feel would benefit the most from charitable giving. The Altona Community Foundation was selected as one of their recipients. A contribution […]

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2016 Fall Grant – Altona Curling Club

Altona Community Foundation board member Byron Loeppky presents a cheque for $1,000 to Terry Peters of the Altona Curling Club. Funds were used to upgrade the sound system at the club.

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2016 Spring Grant – Rhineland C.A.R.E.

Bill Penner, president of the Altona Community Foundation presents a $760 cheque to Rhineland C.A.R.E. Funds were used to provide ongoing training and support to palliative care volunteers.

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2015 Fall Grant – Blue Sky Opportunities

Altona Community Foundation board member Chris Sumner presents a $6,000 cheque to Richard Neufeld of Blue Sky Opportunities. Funds were used for concrete work on their new recycling plant.

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2015 Fall Grant – Altona Curling Club

Altona Community Foundation board member Byron Loeppky presents a $4,500 cheque to Keith Stoesz, past-president of the Altona Curling Club. Funds were used for the new ice plant.

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2015 Fall Grant – Furever Friends

Altona Community Foundation board member Brenda Thiesen presents a $500 cheque to Tracy Harder  of Furever Friends and Cinder (the cat). Funds were used to buy equipment.

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2015 Spring Grant – Build a Village

Altona Community foundation board member Bill Penner presents a $1,200 cheque to Cindy Klassen, Ray Loewen and Val Klassen. Funds were used to build raised garden beds.

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2015 Spring Grant – Kiddie Sunshine Centre

Altona Community Foundation board member Brenda Thiesen presents a $1,800 cheque to Brenda Tiessen-Wiebe, preschool teacher at the Kiddie Sunshine Centre. Funds were used to upgrade smoke/heat detectors.

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