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Thompson Community Foundation, Moffat Family, and Teen Leadership Grants

Grants to Canadian Non-Profits for Programs that
Improve the Lives of Thompson Community Residents

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Thompson Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

02/22/13 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to registered Canadian non-profit organizations that are working to improve the lives of Thompson community residents by providing a broad range of innovative, effective, and high-quality programs. There are currently three funding opportunities available through the Foundation, each with their own specific objectives:

The objectives of the Thompson Community Foundation (TCF) and Teen Leadership Council (TLC) are:

a) to support family well-being;
b) to promote the development of children, youth, and seniors programs;
c) to assist and promote the arts, culture, and heritage activities;
d) to advance education;
e) to support and advance the provision of medical services;
f) to support the enhancement of the environment;
g) to support social programs;
h) to support and advance other community activities or facilities of a charitable nature.

The objectives of the Moffat Family Fund held at the Winnipeg Foundation are:
a) to support family well-being
b) to promote the development of children and youth
c) To enhance the quality of life and make a lasting difference in communities where Moffat Communications conducted business
d) To assist individuals in gaining equal opportunity to develop their potential
e) To support and advance the economic, social, physical, and intellectual well-being of children and families

TCF grants are provided for a wide range of projects. Requests may include but are not limited to these types of grants:
* Equipment - includes items such as furnishings, computers, and special items used by the applicant in carrying out charitable activity.
* Special reports and planning - includes feasibility studies.
* Capital - includes renovations or new building construction.
* Certain operating support - includes special situations where short term support is required for organizations to establish regular operating support.
* Pilot or demonstration projects must include provision for an evaluation and a realistic plan for financial viability beyond the pilot stage.

The Foundation encourages the participation of others in funding projects and, on occasion, provides matching funds or challenge grants to stimulate increased response from other sources.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 132566

Term of Contract:

Grants are to be awarded in June 2013.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are made only to non-profit organizations with Revenue Canada Charitable Registration Numbers or other qualified donees under the Income Tax Act. Project must benefit primarily the people of Thompson.

Organizations seeking funds must demonstrate a strong and committed board, fiscal responsibility, and management qualifications. Grants are awarded for definite purposes and for projects covering a specific period of time.

Projects proposals not eligible for Thompson Community Foundation and Teen Leadership funding are those that:

a) support operating expenses of established organizations or programs;
b) go towards operating or capital deficits;
c) go towards annual fund drives for sustaining support;
d) establish or add to endowment funds;
e) fund specific medical or scientific research projects;
f) support religious organizations for direct religious activities;
g) promote political activities or support advocacy initiatives;
h) provide general conference support.

Projects proposals not eligible for Moffat Family funding are those that:

a) support operating expenses of established organizations or
programs;
b) go towards operating or capital deficits;
c) go towards annual fund drives for sustaining support;
d) establish or add to endowment funds;
e) fund specific medical or scientific research projects;
f) support religious organizations for direct religious activities;
g) promote political activities or support advocacy initiatives;
h) provide general conference support;
i) provide support for projects that are supported by government funds;
j) provide support for capital arts projects.

Pre-Application Information:

Please send 4 copies of your application and support documents to:
Thompson Community Foundation
P.O. Box 1074
Thompson, MB R8N 1N9

Contact Information:

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

Phone: (204) 677-1908
Email: tcf@mts.net

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Manitoba

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