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Virden Area Foundation Grants

Grants to Manitoba, Canada Registered Charities
to Benefit the Citizens of Virden and Area

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Foundation / Corporation

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Virden Area Foundation

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Grants to Canada registered charities offering a broad range of charitable, recreational, educational, and cultural activities that are intended to benefit the citizens of Virden and area. The Foundation is primarily seeking to support proposals that: provide care for needy men, women, and children, and in particular for the sick, aged, destitute, and helpless; promote educational advancement; and promote conservation of human, natural, and heritage resources. Proposals focusing on other areas may be given consideration by the Board as well.

Preference is given to projects that:
* encourage more efficient use of community resources;
* expect to test or demonstrate new approaches and techniques in the solution of community problems;
* address the underlying causes of problems in society rather than dealing only with symptoms;
* are developed in consultation with other agencies and planning groups and those which promote coordination, co-operation, and sharing among organizations and the elimination of duplicated services; and
* promote volunteer participation and citizen involvement in the community.

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GrantWatch ID#: 136550

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Only registered charities or other qualified donees are eligible for grants from Foundation. Non-profit organizations that do not have a charitable registration number can be sponsored by a qualified donee with which they have a formalized partnership (through a written agreement), a history of collaboration, and a similar mission and vision. The application must be submitted by the qualified donee, and must include confirmation of a written agreement between the sponsoring qualified donee and the non-profit organization.

- Organizations seeking funds must demonstrate a strong and committed board, fiscal responsibility, and management qualifications.

- Bursaries and scholarships are awarded to educational institutions and not to individuals.
- Grants are not usually made to support operating expenses of established organizations or programs.
- Grants are not made toward operating or capital programs. However, capital projects will be considered if there is a demonstrated need.
- The Foundation generally does not award grants retroactively to projects that have already taken place or for project costs incurred prior to the Foundation’s decision date.
- The Foundation does not respond to annual fund drives for sustaining support.
- Grants are not made to establish or add to endowment funds.
- Grants are not ordinarily made to fund specific medical or scientific research projects.
- Grants are not made to religious organizations for direct religious activities.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for these grants is October 25, 2013. Applications can be sent in anytime up until that date.

Mail completed form and required attachments to:
Virden Area Foundation, Inc.
Box 2319, Virden MB R0M 2C0

Contact Information:

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

Telephone: (204)748-3419
Fax: (204) 748-4806

Grant Coverage Areas:

Virden and area

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