Category Archives: News

RBC Future Launch Community Challenge

Today’s problems need more than yesterday’s solutions. We need bold new thinking to help meet the challenges of the future. The RBC Future Launch Community Challenge is a call to action for youth, and an opportunity to bring young leaders to the decision-making table as we build strong and vibrant communities for the future. The […]

Also posted in Donors, Grants | Tagged | Comments closed

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.

Also posted in Donors, Grants | Comments closed

2018 Spring Grant – Rosenfeld History Book

Altona Community Foundation board member Scott Penner presents a $1,200 grant cheque to Carol Schroeder of the Rosenfeld History Book project. Funds were used to produce a history book of Rosenfeld and surrounding area.

Also posted in Donors, Grants | Comments closed

2018 Spring Grant – Neubergthal Heritage Foundation

Altona Community Foundation board member Scott Penner presents a $2,000 cheque to Ray Hamm of the Neubergthal Heritage Foundation. Grant funds were used for a sound system at the Neubergthal Commons which will be used for community events, rentals and tour groups.

Also posted in Donors, Grants | Comments closed

2018 Spring Grant – Altona Family Resource Centre

Altona Community Foundation vice president Loren Braul presents a cheque for $500 to Nina Edbom-Kehler from the Altona and Area Family Resource Centre. Funds were used to purchase new sets of wooden blocks for their Stay & Play and Coffee & Chat drop-in programs in Altona, Rosenfeld and Gretna.

Also posted in Donors, Grants | Comments closed

2018 Fall Grant – Neubergthal Heritage Foundation

Altona Community Foundation board member Scott Penner presents a $1,200 cheque to Ray Hamm of the Neubergthal Heritage Foundation. Funds were used to purchase a commercial drink cooler for rentals at the Neubergthal Commons.

Also posted in Donors, Grants | Comments closed

2017 Fall Grant – Gretna Beautification Team

Altona Community Foundation vice-president, Loren Braul presents a cheque for $1,200 to Sandra Reimer of the Gretna Beautification Team. Funds went towards a bison sculpture at the Town of Gretna Tall Grass Prairie Garden.

Also posted in Donors, Grants | Comments closed

2018 Fall Grant – Altona Curling Club

Altona Community Foundation board member Keith Stoesz presents a $1,500 cheque to Altona Curling Club president Alex Wahl. Funds were used to replace the club’s existing computer projector with a professionally installed commercial grade unit which is needed for rentals and as part of the operation of the lounge.

Also posted in Donors, Grants | Comments closed

2018 Spring Grant – Rhineland Childcare

Altona Community Foundation board member Keith Stoesz presents a $700 cheque to Dolores Deppe of Rhineland Childcare. Funds were used to purchase a new couch and upgrade shelving.  

Also posted in Donors, Grants | Comments closed

2017 Fall Grant – The Gardens on Tenth

Altona Community Foundation board member Brenda Thiesen presents a cheque for $5,500 to Laurie Schellenberg of The Gardens on Tenth. The grant from the Altona Community Foundation was used to buy a new Century Tub at The Apartments. The Century Tub is a commercial tub used for residents with transferring or mobility issues.

Also posted in Donors, Grants | Comments closed