Author Archives: Jennifer Derksen

Record Setting Year

The Altona Community Foundation (ACF) is celebrating a record setting year for the organization, one that saw ACF grant the most money back to the community in its history.Between its Spring 2020 grants, and two rounds of the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF), ACF provided nearly $91,000 to non-profit organizations in the […]

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Thanks to all who donated during this years Endow MB Giving Challenge. Your support is appreciated.

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Thank you for helping your community flourish forever!

Between Nov. 9 -15, Manitoba’s community foundations received extra support during the Endow Manitoba Giving Challenge. Gifts were stretched; for every $5 donated, The Winnipeg Foundation added $1, up to a maximum of $2,000 per foundation and the Manitoba government also added $1, up to a maximum of $2,000 per foundation so every $5 became $7.

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Sun Valley Co-op Fuel Good Day

The ACF thanks Sun Valley Co-op for inviting us to partner with them for Fuel Good Day held on September 15 in Altona. Thanks to the generosity of the community and Co-op, $1,500 was raised for ACF’s endowment fund. ACF president Chris Sumner accepts the cheque from Sun Valley Co-op general manager Brad Iverson.

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2018 Fall Grant – Youth for Christ

Altona Community Foundation president Chris Sumner, right, with Sheridan Sawatzky and Marty Falk from YFC – Altona. ACF helped fund the van with a $2,700 grant.

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2019 Fall Grant – The Gardens on Tenth

Altona Community Foundation board member Scott Penner, right, presents  a cheque for $4,600 to Lisa Smiley and John Falk from The Gardens on Tenth. Grant funds were used to purchase a wheelchair accessible swing.

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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 COVID-19 crisis. 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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