July 11, 2017
South Central Cancer Resource has just opened a new fund!
Here is a first!
October 5, 2016
The MAF is holding the first ever Wine Tasting Festival in Morden on Fri October 14 7-9:30pm at the Morden Access Event Centre. All proceeds will be deposited to the newly formed Morden Corn & Apple Festival Fund. This fund has been created by the Board of the Festival as a 50th Annual Festival celebratory […]
Thomas Sill Foundation Challenge
December 5, 2014
Thomas Sill Foundation issued a challenge to all community foundations within Manitoba to raise $50,000 by September 2016 and upon doing so would grant $25,000 to each successful community foundation. Well, together with generous donors, the Morden Area Foundation met and surpassed the $50,000 mark by December 2015. Congratulations and thank to all the MAF supporters.
Giving Circle Gets $20,000 Boost from Winnipeg Foundation
July 4, 2013
Morden women have responded generously to the challenge of establishing a Women’s Giving Circle within the Morden Area Foundation, and now some additional support is coming from outside the community. The Winnipeg Foundation (http://www.wpgfdn.org/) had approved pilot project funding to support the genesis of five Giving Circles in Manitoba, and Morden’s will be the fifth. […]
High School scholarships growing fast!
July 2, 2013
Morden Collegiate turned out another outstanding class of graduates this year, and our community foundation was pleased to recognize many of the best and brightest with larger scholarship awards. Donations from the Burns Family Foundation and ten local matching donors have boosted the MAF scholarship endowment by $30,000; the investment earnings from this pool will […]
RBC and Morden Area Foundation Working Together
June 21, 2013
Royal Bank staff recently changed into their painting clothes and went to work in the non-profit office centre being renovated by the Morden Enrichment Corporation. RBC had contributed $1,000 to the Morden Area Foundation, which in turn paid the material costs, and RBC staff donated a “Day of Service” to paint the boardroom. The boardroom will […]
One Hundred Women and Counting…
May 8, 2013
A project bringing together women who care and want to give back to their community is now more than halfway to its goal. Just ten weeks after launching their newest initiative, the Morden Area Foundation’s Women’s Giving Circle has over 100 charter members with a target of 200. “The idea of women banding together to […]
Nominate a Great Morden Volunteer
April 30, 2013
Do you know a person whose exemplary volunteer efforts have demonstrated dedication, leadership, and citizenship? The MAF is seeking nominations for the Morden Area Outstanding Community Volunteer of the Year. Continuing in the long tradition begun by the Kinsmen, the award is given to a resident whose service and dedication have made a significant contribution to […]
2013 Pembina Valley Raptor Migration
April 5, 2013
In 2011 the Foundation was pleased to make a grant to A Rocha Canada for the Pembina Valley Raptor Migration Project, an initiative that monitored Manitoba’s premiere spring raptor migration right here in the Pembina Valley, our own backyard. We just received an update from Paul Goosen, A Rocha’s Volunteer Coordinator for our area, on this […]
March 7, 2013
The Morden Area Foundation is continuing to grow quickly! The Foundation received a boost in December 2012 with the news that the Burns Family Fund, through the Winnipeg Foundation, has approved a grant and issued a challenge. The family of Jim Burns, a former board member of Great West Life and Investors Group, has donated […]