Funds

The Altona Community Foundation currently has 7 different funds.

General donations go into the capital fund – clearly mark your donation if you want it dispersed into any of the other funds.

You can donate online through our website, mail in your donation, or drop off a donation with any board member. If you would like to donate to the Altona Community Foundation on a regular basis, automatic bank withdrawals can be set up.

 

CAPITAL FUND

The capital fund is where all general donations are collected. The money is invested and twice a year the interest earned is distributed to worthy community projects in Altona, Gretna, Rosenfeld and the Municipality of Rhineland. Your contribution lasts forever as the capital reserve is always left intact ensuring a lasting legacy for donors and ongoing resources for the community.

 

OPERATING FUND

The operating fund supports the administration expenses of the Altona Community Foundation.

 

YOUTH IN PHILANTHROPY (YIP) FUND

The purpose of this fund is to provide W.C. Miller high school students an opportunity to manage, promote, and deliver a philanthropic program to encourage community action for students. Once a year they disperse funds to community projects in Altona, Gretna, Rosenfeld and the Municipality of Rhineland. The W.C. Miller Youth in Philanthropy group seeks to support projects that benefit young people and families – they promote health, learning and an active lifestyle.

 

CURTIS KLASSEN MEMORIAL FUND

Established by a group of friends – the fund honors Curtis Klassen – a friend that was tragically lost. Funds are dispersed towards: grassroots sports and education.

 

KENDALL ANN WIEBE MEMORIAL AWARD FUND

The purpose of this fund is to provide a scholarship to a student or students that have a passion in the field of art and or cosmetology and enrolled in a post-secondary institution of their choice.

 

ROSENFELD CEMETERY FUND

The purpose of this fund is to support the costs of improving and maintaining the Rosenfeld Cemetery.

 

MENNO H. FRIESEN FUND

The purpose of this fund is to support the programs and services of minor baseball and minor hockey.