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Thompson Community Foundation (TCF) Grant

Grants to Thompson, Manitoba Nonprofits
for Programs that Benefit Local Residents

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

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Thompson Community Foundation (TCF)

Deadline Date:

02/21/20 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to Thompson, Manitoba nonprofit community organizations for a broad range of initiatives, including capital costs, operating support, programs, and projects. Eligible areas of focus include healthcare, the environment, education, social services, and arts and culture.

The objectives of the Thompson Community Foundation (TCF) are:

  • To support family well-being;
  • To promote the development of children, youth and senior’s programs;
  • To assist and promote the arts, culture and heritage activities;
  • To advance education;
  • To support and advance the provision of medical services;
  • To support the enhancement of the environment;
  • To support social programs;
  • To support and advance other community activities or facilities of a charitable nature.

The objectives of the Irene Evelyn Moore Fund are:

  • to support the charitable activities whose charitable purposes are consistent with the objects of the Thompson Community Foundation.

The objectives of the Moffat Family Fund held at the Winnipeg Foundation are:

  • To support family well-being
  • To promote the development of children and youth
  • To enhance the quality of life and make a lasting difference in communities
  • To assist individuals in gaining equal opportunity to develop their potential
  • To support and advance the economic, social, physical and intellectual well-being of children and families

The objectives of the Thompson Health Foundation Fund are:

  • To improve the services available at a Thompson health care facility.
  • That it must improve the level of service for the users of the Thompson health care facilities.
  • In stating these objectives, the primary focus should be upon those members of our society who
    suffer genuine disadvantage.

For information on the types of grants this program offers, click here: https://49025a60-33c1-4330-b3a9-62b2689a6dfe.filesusr.com/ugd/b96fcf_e6162ec78f4749acb20b1ab889a76f1a.pdf#page=6

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162799

Term of Contract:

Projects must be completed before December 1st of each year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

-Applications will be accepted from any non-profit organization with a Revenue Canada Charitable Registration Number in Thompson.
-Grant applications received from outside of Thompson will be considered only for projects that benefit the community of Thompson. These grant applications must include 2 letters of community support from individuals/organizations from the Thompson area.
-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. All receipts must be dated after a grant is awarded

Projects proposals not eligible for Thompson Community Foundation 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.

For information on projects proposals not eligible for Moffat Family funding, click here: https://49025a60-33c1-4330-b3a9-62b2689a6dfe.filesusr.com/ugd/b96fcf_e6162ec78f4749acb20b1ab889a76f1a.pdf#page=6

Project proposals not eligible for the Thompson Health Foundation Fund:
a) Capital projects such as replacement and maintenance of required items
would not be eligible for funding however cost associated with upgrading to a model
that would better serve identified needs would be considered.
b) Operating expenses and general maintenance will not be eligible for funds.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant Application deadline Friday February 21, 2020 - 4:00 pm
Grants to be awarded in June

Recipients will be required to pay for their project, then they will be reimbursed by TCF.

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

The application document is available in the supporting documents field below.

Contact Information:

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

Please send 7 copies of your application and support documents to:
Thompson Community Foundation
P.O. Box 1074
Thompson, MB R8N 1N9

If you have any questions or would like an application e-mailed to you, please contact Tammy at 204.281.3110 or tcf@mymts.net.

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