Grants Awarded

List of Grants Awarded 1996 – 2014 09/12/14
Organization PURPOSE Year Amount
Addiction Foundation, Manitoba facility renovations 1998 $1,500
ADHOC Ball Diamond Committee/City of Portage 2001/02 $10,000
Alzheimer Society of Manitoba – Portage display unit 1996 $700
Alzheimer Society of Manitoba – Portage fax machine 1998 $300
Alzheimer Society of Manitoba – Portage scanner/TV/VCR combo 2000 $701
Alzheimer Society of Manitoba – Portage video tapes for lending library 2003 $517
Alzheimer Society of Manitoba – Portage digital projector 2006 $2,223
Alzheimer Society of Manitoba – Portage upgrade to educational licenced DVD’s 2011 $1,500
Ecole Arthur Meighen School/PSD Horse Assisted Learning Program TBA 2009 $800
Arthur Meighen High School/PSD mentorship program 2002 $2,345
ArtsSmarts Portage /School Division ArtsSmarts Professional Development 2005 $2,000
ArtsSmarts Portage /CFPD ArtsSmarts Professional Development 2006 $2,000
ArtsSmarts Portage /CFPD ArtsSmarts Professional Development 2007 $2,000
Assiniboine Senior’s Club Inc. replace furnace 2002 $1,400
Association For Community Living bus subsidy 1996 $500
Association For Community Living identification system for vulnerable persons 2002 $4,000
Big Brothers/ Big Sister t – shirt promotion 1997 $640
Big Brothers Bifg Sisters computer update 2009 $1,000
Big Brothers Bifg Sisters Net Nanny program 2000 $500
Big Brothers/ Big Sister office furniture 2012 $2,000
Canadian Mental Heath Assoc.- Portage Club support for programs 2005 $1,200
Canadian Mental Heath Assoc.- Portage Club furnishings for Club Portage 2005 $2,500
Canadian Mental Heath Assoc.- Portage Club talbles & chairs and resource material 2006 $3,700
Canadian Mental Heath Assoc.- Portage Club kitchen and appliances 2008 $2,600
Canadian Mental Heath Assoc.- Portage Club 3-tier appartment building 2011 $10,000
Centennial Community Club/City of Portage firewall 2010 $3,693
Centennial Community Club/City of Portage repair outside concreet walls 2011 $10,000
Centennial Community Club/City of Portage upgrade ice plant 2012 $15,000
Centennial Community Club/City of Portage renovations to dressing rooms 2014 $12,500
Centennial Community Club/City of Portage replace roof top heater 2013 $5,000
Central Plains Cancer Care Challenge Walk website 2011 $941
Child and Family Services Foundation Chance to grow 2011 $3,000
CNIB – Manitoba Division special digital players for Portage Clients 2004 $2,100
Community Headways Literacy Centre photocopier 1999 $2,000
Crescentview School/Portage School Division home reading program 2002 $3,000
Crescentview School/Portage School Division towards a new key board 2003 $1,000
Ecole Crescentview /Portage School Division SmartBoard 2008 $2,400
Ecole Crescentview /Portage School Division playground equipment 2009 $2,000
Ecole Crescentview/Portage School Division SmartBoard 2008 $2,400
Delta Field Station/ University of Manitoba infrastructure development 2002 $5,000
Delta Field Station/University of manitoba infrastructure development 2007 $5,000
Delta Waterfowl Foundation viewing tower 1999 $4,000
Ecole Prince Charles School / School Division repair playground equipment 2001 $5,000
East Prospect School Memorial Cairn/RMP place cairn on original site 2006 $700
Firefighter’s Fundraising Committee /City Of P Thermal imaging camera 2002 $5,000
Fort la Reine Museum repairs to church 1997 $750
Fort la Reine Museum Allis Chalmers Museum addition 2001 $5,000
Fort la Reine Museum cedar shingles for school 2003 $3,960
Fort la Reine Museum renovations – Case House 2003 $2,983
Fort la Reine Museum renovations – Douglas Campbell house 2004 $5,000
Fort la Reine Museum paint the Burton house 2006 $4,700
Fort La Reine Museum Reshingle West side of the Military Museum 2006 $4,000
Fort La Reine Museum Illuminated sign for museum & tourist bureau 2006 $2,585
Fort la Reine Museum refinish flooring in Case House 2013 $4,800
Fort la Reine Museum Ladies Auxiliary heritage photos 1998 $1,000
Habitat for Humanity – Portage toward building home for needy family 2005 $5,000
Habitat for Humanity – Portage second installment 2006 $5,000
Habitat for Humanity – Portage homes for needy family 2010 $5,000
Habitat for Humanity – Portage home for needy family 2012 $5,000
Heart and Stroke Foundation in Manitoba defibrillateurs for 2 organizations 2013 $5,000
Herman Prior Senior Services Centre automatic doors 1999 $2,500
Herman Prior Senior Services Centre industrial mixer 2001 $3,700
Herman Prior Red Cross Loan Program extra wide wheelchair/walker/tools 2003 $1,021
Herman Prior Senior Services Centre toward upgrading air conditioning system 2006 $5,000
Herman Prior Senior Services Centre for fitness equipment 2007 $10,000
Herman Prior Senior Services Centre new commercial stove 2007 $6,000
Herman Prior Senior Services Centre upgrade lighting 2008 $2,500
Herman Prior Senior Services Centre dishes for kitchen 2014 $4,000
Herman Prior Senior Services Centre computer and printer 2011 $1,225
High Bluff History Book Committee/Portage RM publication/research 1997 $1,000
High Bluff School Cairn Committee/Portge RM 8 plaques for 8 cairns 2001 $3,000
Ingleside School/Portage School Division Flying Colours Reading Books 2011 $1,000
Huntington Society – Portage Chapter start up costs 1998/99 $400
Leaders Today/Kids Free the Children leadership training for teens 2003 $1,000
KidSports Canada – Central Manitoba organized sports registration fees 2010 $1,000
Koko Platz Club pave rink 1999/00 $5,000
Koko Platz Club renovate clubhouse 2001 $5,000
Kozy Korner install new window 2008 $1,000
Kozy Korner renovate hall 2003 $1,000
Lake Winnipeg Research Consortium educational programs 2005/2006 $2,000
Lake Winnipeg Research Consortium educational programs 2012 $1,000
La Verendrye School/Portage School Division Success Maker” computer program 2000 $2,100
La Verendrye School/Portage School Division playground equipment – handicap 2001 $2,000
La Verendrye School/Portage School Division family cooking program 2011 $1,500
La Verendrye School/Portage School Division SmartBoard 2011 $1,300
La Verendrye School/Portage School Division playground equipment 2014 $20,000
La Verendrye School/Portage School Division wall mounted safety mats for gym 2011 $2,000
Learning Disabilities Association, resources 2000 $2,000
Lions Prairie Manor Foundation renovate Activity Area 2001 $5,000
Lions Prairie Manor Foundation toward building a chapel 2004 $5,000
McKenzie United Church Hall upgrade washrooms/wheelchair accessible 2007 $3,000
MDC Residents Benefit Fund toward handi-van 2001 $5,000
Mill Creek Memoirs/Oakville Community Club Gathering date for history book 2006 $1,000
MS Society – Central Plains Chapter office equipment 2001 $1,000
MS Society – Central Plains Chapter storage units and lighting 2009 $2,500
MSOS Games/City of Portage toward dugouts & tennis nets 2003 $2,100
North Memorial School/School Division computers & Successmaker 2001 $3,600
North Memorial School/School Division Literacy Centres 2002 $3,390
North Memorial School/School Division materials/ new Science & Health Curriculum 2003 $2,800
North Memorial School/School Division Literacy program for grades4 to 6 2004 $2,000
North Memorial School/School Division playground equipment 2006 $10,000
North Memorial School/School Division SmartBoard 2008 $2,429
North Memorial School/School Division kitchen renovation for lunch program 2013 $22,000
North Memorial School/School Division appliances for Lunch and snack program 2013 $4,000
North Memorial School/School Division Apple I Pads 2012 $2,900
North End Parks Committee/City of Portage toddler friendly plauground equipment 2014 $20,000
North Ridge Cairn Committee/RM of Portage school cairn on original site 2000 $535
Oakville Community Club & Skating Rink toward artificial ice 2003 $7,449
Oakville Community Club & Skating Rink toward tractortractor 2007 $2,000
Oakville Community Club & Skating Rink for community projects 2008 $1,389
Oakville School/Portage School Divisipn bookd for literacy program 2010 $1,000
Oakville School/Portage School Divisipn playground equipment 2007 $5,000
Oakville School Portage School Division books for literacy program 2011 $1,000
People First TV-VCR 2001 $1,000
Friends of Poplar Point Arena/RM of Portage metal roofing 2003 $10,000
Friends of Poplar Point Arena/RM of Portage reconditioned Zamboni 2012 $5,000
Friends of Poplar Point Arena/RM of Portage geothermal heating 2010 $5,000
Poplar Point History Book Committee/R.M. of Portage toward publishing history book 2004 $2,000
Poplar Point History Book Committee/R.M. of Portage toward publishing history book 2005 $2,000
Portage Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) for equipment such as pet carriers & leases 2007 $1,000
Portage Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) multi-purpose projector 2008 $801
Portage A.R.C. Industries photocopies 1996 $1,000
Portage A.R.C. Industries upgrade kitchen facilities 2006 $3,000
Portage A.R.C. Industries repair roof 2010 $2,500
Portage and District Arts Council children’s workshops 1996 $300
Portage and District Arts Council laser printer 1998 $660
Portage and District Arts Council computer & printer 2000 $2,850
Portage and District Arts Council Website creation 2002 $3,000
Portage and District Arts Council French doors and gallery lighting 2003 $8,000
Portage and District Arts Council/UW Club Story Sacks 2007 $750
Portage and District Arts Council new kiln for pottery studio 2005 $3,000
Portage and District Arts Council secure display cases for gallery 2006 $2,000
Portage and District Arts Council murial project 2013 $2,000
Portage and District Arts Council security system 2011 $2,000
Portage and District Arts Council ArtsSmarts program 2007 $15,000
Portage and District Arts Council ArtsSmarts Program 2008 $5,000
Portage and District Arts Council ArtsSmarts Program 2010 $2,500
Portage and District Arts Council ArtsSmarts Program 2011 $2,500
Portage and District Arts Council ArtsSmarts Program 2012 $2,500
Portage Beautification Initiative Inc./City making city entrances attractive 2003 $20,000
Portage Camera Club/PDAC digital projector 2013 $1,500
Portage Camera Club/PDAC digital projector 2005 $1,800
Portage Collegiate Institute/Portage School Division football equipment – helmets 2007 $5,000
Portage Collegiate Institute/Portage School Division towards building a Multi-sensory room 2008 $2,733
Portage Collegiate Institute/Portage School Division equipment for Archival Course 2003 $1,000
Portage Community Centre Inc. hearing apparatus 1998 $3,330
Portage Community Centre Inc. towards new sound system 2003 $5,000
Portage Community Centre Inc. upgrade computers 2002 $4,997
Portage Community Centre Inc. toward new roofing over Arts Centre 2005 $12,000
Portage Community Centre Inc. replace balasters and lighting 2007 $4,500
Portage Community Centre Inc. 8 wireless microphones 2013 $5,900
Portage Community Centre Inc. lumen projector 2012 $4,000
Portage Community Centre Inc. appliances for catering kitchen 2011 $4,000
Portage Day Care Centre renovation to new daycare facility 2014 $25,000
Portage Fairboard/RM of Portage building – office 1998/02 $10,000
Portage Friendship Centre Aboriginal Awareness Day 1996 $500
Portage Friendship Centre pow wow regalia 2012 $2,500
Portage Friendship/FDS Coalition resource library 2012 $1,000
Portage Industrial Exhibition /RM of Portage renovate camp ground 2013 $10,000
Portage Industrial Exhibition /RM of Portage video and audio system 2011 $8,000
Portage General Hospital Foundation automatic doors 1997 $1,000
Portage la Prairie Heritage Inc Save CPR Station-renovations 2005 $10,000
Portage la Prairie Heritage Inc install washrooms 2007 $10,000
Portage la Prairie Heritage Inc paint for exterior of CP station 2007 $4,000
Portage la Prairie Heritage Inc restore north doors and windows 2013 $2,000
Portage la Prairie Heritage Inc ceiling and structural repairs 2011 $5,000
Portage la Prairie Handivan Inc new handivan 2007 $7,500
Portage la Prairie Handivan Inc new handivan 2011 $10,000
Portage la Prairie 2010 Host Society towards sound system for PCU Centre 2009 $10,000
Portage la Prairie Regional Library digital microfilm scanner/printer 2007 $8,000
Portage la Prairie Regional Library license – Imagine Canada directory 2007 $750
Portage la Prairie Regional Library license – Imagine Canada directory 2008 $750
Portage la Prairie Regional Library license – Imagine Canada directory 2009 $750
Portage la Prairie Regional Library license – Imagine Canada directory TBA 2010 $750
Portage la Prairie School Division PCI Plaza 2007 $5,000
Portage la Prairie School Division PCI Plaza 2009 $2,500
Portage la Prairie School Division PCI Plaza 2007 $1,375
Portage la Prairie School Division Yellowquill School Track – Impact Grant 2014 $100,000
Portage la Prairie School Division ipads and programs for Autistic kids 2011 $3,000
Portage Learning & Literacy Centre Technology Upgrade 2008 $7,500
Portage Learning & Literacy Centre office work station for privacy 2013 $4,200
Portage Learning & Literacy Centre computer lab furniture 2012 $2,500
Portage Learning & Literacy Centre computer for Community Clothes Closet Pro 2009 $1,500
Portage Neighbourhood Connections/PLPSD NMS Snack Program 2003 $2,500
Portage Piranha Swim Club laptop/software for meets 2002 $2,819
Portage Plains United Way office equipment 2013 $6,000
Portage Plains United Way furnishings 1997 $2,000
Portage Senior Slow Pitch/Koko Platz Re pitching machine 1999 $1,000
Portage Senior Slow Pitch/Koko Platz Re material for ball diamond 2001 $4,000
Portage Services for Seniors computer printer 1996 $500
Portage Services for Seniors renovations/new office 2001 $3,000
Portage Services for Seniors fridge and freezer 2013 $1,200
Portage Services for Seniors outdoor fitness equipment along the Crescent Lake footpath 2014 $15,000
Portage Services for Seniors dishwasher 2011 $4,100
Portage Stampeders /MB Special Olympics Sports equipment 2009 $1,000
Portage Stampeders /MB Special Olympics 20 basketballs 2011 $275
Portage Soup Kitchen/Presbyterian Church chairs top replace unsafe ones 2007 $1,300
Portage Soup Kitchen/Presbyterian Church freezer 2013 $1,000
Portage Soup Kitchen/Presbyterian Church two new freezers 2007 $1,100
Portage Sports and Cultural Association new computerized bingo machine 2002 $4,000
Portage Sports and Cultural Association to purchase new tables 2004 $3,589
Portage Track & Field Committee/Portage School Division 2002 $3,000
Portage Tennis Club/City Of Portage toward paving the courts 2001/02 $5,000
Portage Women’s Shelter nutrition program/cook books 1999 $2,000
Portage Women’s Shelter blanket project 2002 $2,400
Portage Women’s Shelter furnishings for living room area 2005 $3,000
Portage Family Abuse Prevention Centre Upgrade computer technology 2007 $3,700
Portage Family Abuse Prevention Centre lap quilt project for kids 2007 $2,500
Prairie Players scissor lift 2003 $5,000
Prairie Players lights for theatre 2004 $500
Prairie Players toward theatre curtains 2006 $2,000
Prairie Players portable microphone system 2008 $4,000
Prairie Players LED Stage Lighting 2010 $2,821
Prairie Players control units for dimmers 2011 $3,000
Prairie Players dinner and lights 2012 $2,000
Prairie Welcome House/Good Shepard Parish install extra sink 2007 $533
Progress for Portage Fastball/City of Portage installing boundary fences around diamonds 2005 $9,312
Project SAM Inc induction convection range 2012 $3,471
Red River College twp park benches 2011 $1,800
Rob Roy School Memorial – R.M. of Portage school cairn on original site 2005 $1,500
Salvation Army/ Women’s Shelter Christmas Good Cheer Program 2000-7 $1,706
Student Services – Portage School Division library of resources for non-verbal students 2002 $3,000
Sunset Palliative Care memory garden 2010 $2,500
Sunset Palliative Care memory garden fencing 2012 $1,500
Trinity Nursery School one registration 2001/02 $360
Trinity Nursery School fencing and storage shed 2007 $4,000
Trinity Nursery School paint the nursery room 1999 $1,000
Trininty United Church renovations to west wing 2013 $8,000
Trinity United Church renovate west wing 2012 $25,000
Tupper Street Family Resource Centre renovate new Famiy Resource Centre 2013 $6,000
Tupper Street Family Resource Centre computer system 2013 $5,700
Tupper Street Family Resource Centre website u[grade and cabinet 2014 $2,377
Tupper Street Family Resource Centre appliances for cooking program 2011 $2,800
Ukrainian Connection Move church to Fort la Reine Museum 2001 $5,000
Ukrainian Connection rope lighting for museum church 2012 $3,700
Ukrainian Connection toward bandstand- Island Park 2008 $5,000
Ukrainian Catholic Parish of Assumption toward history book and cairn 2006 $2,500
Victoria School/School Division toward playground equipment 2002 $5,000
Wee world Day Care developmental material 2004 $1,000
Westend Day Care Centre activities/school age children 1996 $1,000
Westend Day Care Centre flooring for front entrance 2005 $1,675
Westend Day Care Centre playground embankment slide 2011 $1,000
Westpark School wheelchair accessible playground 2010 $5,000
Yellowquill School/ School Division hearing system 1999 $675
Yellowquill School/ School Division toward piano 1999 $1,000
Yellowquill School/ School Division computer for paperless classroom project 2009 $1,500
Yellowquill School/ School Division towards patio/outdoor classroom 2005 $2,500
Yellowquill School/ School Division Smartboard 2011 $2,000
Young Parents Resource Centre PowerPoint Equipment 2001 $4,959
YoungParents Resource Centre/Big Brothers Family Resource Centre 2007 $10,000
Young Parents Resource Centre CPR training for parents 2006 $750
Young Parents Resource Centre/PCN Portage Community Network – community study 2007 $3,000
Youth for Christ/Portage Inc. building fund 1996 $1,000
Youth for Christ/Portage Inc. roof repairs 1998 $2,000
Youth for Christ/Portage Inc Youth Recreation & Family Centre 2005 $40,357
Youth for Christ/Portage Inc. Youth Recreation and Family Centre 2006 $5,000
Youth for Christ/Portage Inc rooftop furnace 2008 $5,000
Youth for Christ/Portage Inc commercial range hood for community space 2009 $5,000
Youth for Christ/Portage Inc roof upgrade 2012 $5,000
YFC/City of Portage Community Multiplex 2007 $50,000
TOTAL UNDESIGNATED: $1,174,151
Designated Funds
Administrative Endowment Fund laptop computer 2002 $2,500
Allan Greenberg Memorial Fund Portage Plains United Way 2004-13 $3,560
James Culbert Estate
Portage District General Hospital 2008-14 $14,201
Heart and Stoke Foundation of Manitoba $14,201
Lung Association of Manitoba $14,201
Lions Manor Foundatio $14,201
Trinity United Church $14,201
Oakville & District Community Endowment Fund Oakville Community Club 2008 $1,389
Oakville Community Club 2009 $2,800
Oakville Community Club 2010 $3,285
Oakville Community Club 2011 $3,850
Oakville Community Club 2012 $4,079
Oakville Community Club 2013 $4,510
Oakville Community Club 2014 $5,049
John Rennie Memorial Fund ArtsSmarts 2010-14 $1,549
John Schmidt Memorial Fund Youth for Christ 2012-14 $2,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters 2014 $1,000
Donor Advised Funds
Portage Lions Club Fund Portage Plains United Way 2009 $1,000
Portage Lions Club Fund Portage Plains United Way 2010 $1,750
Portage Lions Club Fund Portage Plains United Way 2011 $1,000
Portage Services for Seniors 2011 $750
Portage Lions Club Fund Portage Plains United Way 2012 $1,000
Salvation Army 2012 $950
Portage Lions Club Fund Portage Plains United Way 2013 $955
Salvation Army 2013 $1,000
Portage Lions Club Fund Portage Plains United Way 2014 $955
Salvation Army 2014 $1,000
Portage Lions Club Fund
Kristoff Family Fund Child and Family Services 2013 $1,000
Big Brothers and Sisters 2013 $750
Kristoff Family Fund Child and Family Sewrvices 2014 $1,000
2014 $750
Subtotal $120,936
Awards
Alice Mayor Bursary Fund (450) post secondary education 2000-14 $6,300
AMHS Farewell Bursary Fund ($700) AMHS student or family member 2007-14 $5,250
Doreen Buchanan Bursary Fund ($300) working with food 2013-14 $550
Ernie Durand Bursary Fund student with family member with MS 2013-14 $400
Maxine Edmondson Award ($1000) honourary math student 2008-14 $7,500
Carl McGregor Bursaries (3200) $800 bursaries 1998-14 $48,000
Charlie Oliver 4-H Gold Watch Award (342) senior members 2000-14 $4,788
Dr. Donald Rae Memorial Scholarship (1000) scholarship 2002-14 $14,000
Karen Handford Memorial Bursary Fund (250) medical profession 2008-14 $3,500
Dr. Harvey Hassard Memorial Fund (1000) medical professionn 2009-14 $11,000
Gwen Hogue Bursary Fund ($3500) working with children 2013-14 $7,000
Orille Hogue Bursary Fund ($3500) training in the trades 2013-14 $7,000
Virgil E. Holmes Memorial Bursary Fund (1000) highest cumulative standing Math,Sc,Ph 2009-14 $6,000
Cameron J Hoover Memorial Bursary (500) bursary 2009-14 $3,000
Newton McCleary Scholarship Fund ($3500) science agriculture 2014 $2,600
Florence Metheral Award (1200) highest academic standing 2008-14 $8,480
Thomas Metheral Award (1200) high academic standing 2008-14 $8,400
Nell Owens Award of Excellence in Writing 230 2009-14 $1,380
PCI Alumni Fund (4,000) 4 bursaries 2007-14 $32,000
George and Wanda Ryder Trades Bursary 875 trades bursary 2009-14 $5,425
Salem Curtis-Ridge Community Club Bursary 500 2009-14 $3,000
Orest & Eva Shewchuk Bursary Fund (400) post secondary education 2005-14 $3,260
Elma Slack Bursary Fund (1000) relocating residence 2007-14 $8,385
Krista Tully Memorial Bursary Fund (475) science or technology training 2002-14 $4,442
Margaret Webster Memorial Bursary (500) relocating residence 2009-14 $3,000
Walter Ritchie Bell Memorial Bursary Fund (750) 750 2009-14 $4,500
Poplar Point Scholarship Fund (done) 2009-12 $1,500
Nelson Vianzon Memorial Bursary Fund (200) science or technology training 2009-14 $1,200
William A. Linden Bursary Fund (1750) Farming, archaeology, politics 2012-14 $4,300
Portage Community Development Award (1000) business, commerce 2009-14 $7,000
Reita Richarsson Memorial Award (200) nursing 2009-14 $1,095
Lorraine Rae Bursary Fund ($1000) education 2009-14 $4,385
Jody Lee Fulton Memorial Bursary Fund (1200) aviation 2010-14 $3,700
SUBTOTAL $232,340
CFC Leadership Grant
Portage 4-H Club Leadership Conference $3,500
Arts Committee- Portage School Division Professional Development Clinics $1,500
$5,000
Youth in Philanthropy – Grants
The Thomas Sill Foundation/Youth in Philanthropy- AMHS & PCI (7000X3) 21,000
Arthur Meighen High School $12,500
AMHS Youth Led Projects $750
PCI Youth Advisory Committee 2001-07 $20,845
PCI Youth Advisory Committee 2008 $4,800
PCI Youth Advisory Committee 2009 $2,963
PCI Youth Advisory Committee 2010 $2,927
Kids in Philanthropy Program 2011 $2,961
Kids in Philanthropy Program 2012 $2,500
Kids in Philanthropy Program 2013 $2,500
Kids in Philanthropy Program 2014 $2,500
Subtotal $55,246
J.W. McConnell Family Foundation ArtsSmarts Project Grants $456,000
Portage School Division ArtsSmarts Project Grants $60,000
$516,000
TOTAL GRANTS $2,103,673