Portage & District Arts Council Bursary Fund

Portage & District Arts Council Bursary Fund

CFPD Chair Barney Christianson with Harvey Sawatzky & Doug Halmarson.

On Friday, March 16, Community Foundation of Portage and District Chair Barney Christianson will accept a cheque for $30,000 from the Portage and District Arts Centre President Harvey Sawatzky and Treasurer Doug Halmarson to create the Portage & District Arts Council Bursary Fund.

“The Community Foundation is simply providing assists to the Portage and District Arts Council in terms of money management… The money will be added to CFPD pool of investments,” said Christianson, “and then on an annual basis their proportion of the interest will be turned back to the Arts Council for the purpose of making these bursary grants.” Continue reading