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Brandon Area Community Foundation Grants

Grants to Western Manitoba Nonprofits to Benefit the
Residents of Brandon and Surrounding Communities

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Brandon Area Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

09/30/19 4:00 PM


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Grants to Brandon area nonprofit organizations to benefit city residents and the surrounding communities of Western Manitoba. Funding is intended for a wide range of community projects in the areas of arts and culture, health, recreation, heritage, environment, social issues, and programs specifically benefiting seniors and children.

Proposals must:
- Be realistic and within the capacity of the organization to carry out;
- Not duplicate existing services or, if so, demonstrate that the overlap is warranted;
- Demonstrate inclusiveness and respect for cultural diversity;
- Provide evidence of collaboration/funding sources with other community agencies;
- Demonstrate a reasonable probability of ongoing support from other funding sources in the future, or clearly indicate that the project is intended to continue for only a limited time span.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 172739

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Non-profit organizations registered with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) may apply. Projects must be located in, or be of direct benefit to the citizens of Brandon and the surrounding communities of Western Manitoba.

If you are not a registered charity but wish to apply for funding, you can consider the following options:
– Make a formal application to CRA to become a registered charity.
– Establish a written partnership with a registered charity that would apply for funds for the proposed project. CRA recommends that the relationship between the registered charity and the non-charitable organization be formalized and documented.
– Note that the opportunity to apply with a charitable partner is not meant to allow groups to circumvent CRA rules, but rather to support genuine partnerships between charities and non-profits.
See CRA's policy here:

Applicants must have other funding Partners financially committed to the project. (BACF can not be the only financial source of funding.) Organizations must demonstrate responsible financial and legal accountability, and be well governed and managed.

Organizations that have previously received funding from BACF and that have not completed the formal reporting requirements will not be considered for funding.

Brandon Area Community Foundation will not fund:
- Endowments
- Fundraising events
- Retroactive funding, or for any project expenses to be incurred prior to the Community Foundation’s decision date
- Debt retirement
- Individuals
- Replacement of public sector funds
- Conference registration fees and memberships
- Direct religious activities
- Political organizations

Pre-Application Information:

All Grant Applications must be completed and submitted online by 4:00 PM, September 30, 2019.

All grant approvals will be made by October 31st; all grants will be awarded by December 15th.

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Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online:

Brandon Area Community Foundation
2830A Victoria Ave #2,
Brandon, MB R7B 3X1, Canada
Phone: 204-571-0529

Grant Coverage Areas:

Brandon and the surrounding communities of Western Manitoba

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Manitoba