Established Funds

Agency Funds

Agency Funds are established by non-profit organizations creating annual sources of  income for the benefit of their organization.

 

  • Child and Family Services of Central Manitoba Fund

Income from fund distributed annually to Child & Family Services Foundation

  • Prairie Sounds Festival

 Income from fund distributed annually to the festival

  • Eva Shewchuk & Friends of the Library Fund

Income from fund distributed annually to the Portage Regional Library

  • Herman Prior Activity Centre Fund

Income from fund distributed annually to the Herman Prior Activity Centre

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Auna-Marie Brown Memorial Fund​​

Income from fund distributed annually to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Plains

Bursaries

Bursaries are Designated Funds created by the donor who has specified the criteria for the recipient to be awarded the income annually

  • Alice Mayor Bursary Fund

PCI graduate pursuing post-secondary education in a visual or performing arts program

  • Alix Lorraine Barrett Bursary Fund

PCI graduate continuing with post-secondary education

  • AMHS Farewell Scholarship/Bursary Fund

PCI graduate pursuing post-secondary education

  • Arlan Asham Award Fund

PCI student who is dedicated & committed to multiple school teams during high school

  • Barbara Alice Beck Scholarship Fund

To provide a bursary to a PCI graduate pursuing an education in the Field of Medicine, and more specifically in Nursing, and obtains top marks in at least one math and two science subjects

  • Bill & Cathy Skyhar Bursary Fund

To assist one or more students each year who have experienced the death of one or more parents and are continuing their education at a post-secondary school or trades training

  • Brad J. Barrett Bursary Fund

To be awarded to a PCI Grade 12 student who is pursuing formal education for a career in the field of culinary arts​

  • Cameron J. Hoover Memorial Bursary Fund

PCI graduate pursuing post-secondary education and has achieved highest mark in chemistry

  • Carl McGregor Bursary Fund

To assist students from Portage la Prairie, MacGregor & Neepawa attending a Diploma/Degree program in agriculture, animal husbandry, plant/weed science, or first year of veterinary course

  • Charlie Oliver 4-H Fund

Recognizes outstanding merit in 4-H member from Portage Agricultural District

  • Chuck Young Natural Resource Management Memorial Scholarship Fund

To assist one student pursuing a career in the field of Natural Resource Management at a post-secondary institute within Canada.  Applicants must demonstrate a strong desire for the outdoors, the environment, and to pass knowledge on to others through mentorship

  • Don & Lois Booth Memorial Bursary

To assist one student each year who is enrolled or accepted at a Canadian University or College with a demonstrated commitment to peace, social justice and a history of community service or involvement

  • Doreen Buchanan Bursary Fund

PCI graduate pursuing career in human nutrition or culinary arts

  • Dr. Donald Rae Memorial Bursary Fund

To assist one student each year who is currently registered or accepted in any year of studies in Nursing, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Medicine or Medical Rehabilitation including, without limitation, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Respiratory Therapy

  • Dr. Harvey Hassard Memorial Fund

To assist 2 students each year who are currently accepted or registered in any year of studies in Pharmacy, Laboratory Technology, Radiology, Dentistry, Medicine or Medical Rehabilitation including, without limitation, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy & Respiratory Therapy

  • Elma Slack Bursary Fund

Awarded to a PCI graduate who intends to pursue a program of study leading to certification

  • Ernie & Jocelyn Durand Bursary Fund

PCI graduate pursuing post-secondary education or entering training for skilled trade who has a family member with MS

  • Florence Metheral Memorial Bursary Fund

PCI graduate with highest academic standing having completed a full Sr. 4 University program in current school year and plans to enroll in an accredited university next term

  • Gage Foster Athletic Scholarship Fund

PCI graduate who played multiple sports as a PCI Athlete and displays full commitment, dedication and embodies true meaning of being a team member

  • George and Wanda Ryder Trades Bursary Fund

PCI graduate pursuing career in commercial trades

  • Grace E. Taylor Memorial Scholarship Fund

PCI graduate with highest average in Physics & Math (Pre-cal or Applied)

  • Greenberg Family Fund

PCI graduate who is recipient of Governor General Award

  • Gwen Hogue Bursary Fund

PCI graduate pursuing career in education & has love for literature

  • Jody Lee Fulton Memorial Bursary Fund

To assist one student from Central Manitoba each year pursuing a commercial pilot license

  • Karen Handford Memorial Bursary Fund

PCI graduate who is pursuing a career in field of medicine, preferably nursing

  • Krista Tully Memorial Bursary Fund

Awarded to female PCI graduate who is pursuing a post-secondary education in technology or science

  • Lorraine Rae Bursary Fund

To assist one student each year who is currently registered or accepted in any year of studies in the field of Education

  • Margaret Webster Memorial Bursary Fund

PCI graduate with min average of 70%, attending a university or college for more than one year and active in school/community

  • Maxine Edmondson Award Fund

PCI graduate who plans to enroll in university or community college & who has achieved honors standing in Math 40S

  • Nell Owens Award in Excellence in Writing Fund

PCI graduate with exceptional writing skills in prose and/or poetry; accepted/registered at post-secondary school

  • Newton McCleary Scholarship Fund

PCI graduate with highest grade average & who has been accepted into Dept. of Agriculture at U of M for degree in Agriculture or like Sciences

  • Orest and Eva Shewchuk Bursary Fund

PCI graduate pursuing career in Education

  • Orille Hogue Bursary Fund

PCI graduate registered at Community College to learn a trade

  • Poplar Point Scholarship Fund

PCI graduate who attended Poplar Point School for more than one year or has been a resident of the former Poplar Point School District & registered at a post-secondary school

  • Portage Community Development Corp Bursary Fund

To assist one student each year who is currently accepted or enrolled at a Canadian University or College who is pursuing a degree/diploma in Commerce, Business Administration, Accounting or Administrative Studies

  • Portage la Prairie Rotary Club Bursary Fund

To help fund the annual bursaries disbursed by the Portage Rotary Club

  • Portage & Rural MS Support Bursary Fund

To annually assist one student who is pursuing post-secondary education in the Science or Medical field whose life has been affected by MS either personally, or in the family

  • Portage University Women`s Group Bursary Fund

To assist a female PCI graduate to attend post-secondary schooling

  • Reita Richardson Memorial Award Fund

PCI graduate registered/accepted in a post-secondary school of Nursing

  • Robert A. and W. James Gibb Memorial Fund

PCI graduate who is pursuing career in a building trade at a post-secondary college & who has highest grade point average of those students who are enrolled in such a course

  • Russ Denton Memorial Bursary Fund

To assist one student each year who is currently registered or accepted in any year of post-secondary education

  • Salem & Curtis-Ridge Community Club Bursary Fund

PCI graduate residing in former Salem, Elm River, Layland, Kelvin, East & West Curtis & North & South Ridge Road School Districts registered at a post-secondary school

  • Thomas N. Metheral Award Fund

PCI graduate who has high academic standards, keen interest in school & community extracurricular activities and is attending University or Community College

  • Virgil E. Holmes Bursary Fund

PCI graduate who achieved highest cumulative standing in 300 Level Math, Chemistry & Physics and is accepted/registered at a post-secondary school

  • Walter Ritchie Bell Memorial Fund

PCI graduate accepted/registered at a post-secondary school and participated actively in school & community

  • William A. Linden Memorial Bursary Fund

PCI graduate continuing education/interest in working with land, archaeology and/or politics

Designated Funds

Designated Funds allow the donor to specify one or more charitable beneficiaries for the income to be distributed to annually

  • Administrative Endowment Fund

Income to Community Foundation of Portage & District Administration

  • Allan Greenberg Memorial Fund

Income distributed annually to United Way Central Plains

  • Arnold and Wendy Blight Oakville Fund

Income distributed annually to Oakville Community Club Inc. for use in Oakville & Area

  • Arts Stabilization Manitoba Inc

Income distributed annually to Prairie Fusion

  • Avis Degruelle Admin Fund

Income to Community Foundation of Portage & District Administration

  • Bjorn & Roberta Christianson Family Fund

Income to Community Foundation of Portage & District Administration

  • Burnside Cemetery Fund

Income distributed annually to RM of Portage for maintenance of Burnside Cemetery

  • Don & Irene Taylor Family Fund

income distributed annually to Youth for Christ Portage la Prairie

  • Doug and Paulette Connery Family Fund

Income to Community Foundation of Portage & District Administration

  • Dr. Kenneth J and Joyce Collier Fund

Income distributed annually to Sunset Palliative Care Inc. for client services & education

  • Dr. Robert E. and Charlotte L Jones Fund

Income to be distributed annually to Portage la Prairie Heritage Inc.

  • Edith Dennis Fund

Income to Community Foundation of Portage & District Administration

  • Fort la Reine Museum & Tourist Bureau Heritage Trust Fund

Income to be distributed annually to the Fort la Reine Museum

  • Geno Romanow Legacy Fund

Income to be disbursed annually to the Portage Terriers Junior A Hockey organization for purchasing hockey equipment and/or dressing room updates

  • James Culbert Fund

Income distributed annually to Lung Assoc of MB, Trinity Church, Lions Prairie Manor, Portage & District Hospital Foundation, Heart & Stroke Foundation of MB

  • Jeff & Lynne Bereza Family Fund

Income distributed annually to Portage School Division Breakfast Programs

  • John "J" Schmidt Memorial Bursary Fund

Income distributed annually to Youth for Christ and Big Brothers Big Sisters

  • John & Maureen Mitchell Family Fund

Income distributed annually to Central Plains Cancer Services and Special Olympics MB

  • John Rennie Memorial Fund

Income distributed annually to Prairie Fusion for ArtsSmarts Program

  • Kathleen Bjarnason Fund For Music

Grant to schools or other qualified registered charities within Portage la Prairie district for their music program

  • Ken and Shirley Blight Fund

Income distributed annually to Oakville Community Club Inc. for use in Oakville & Area

  • Kozy Korner Seniors Fund

Income distributed annually to Central Plains Cancer Services, Heart & Stroke Found of MB & Alzheimer's Society MB

  • Longburn Cemetery Fund

Income distributed annually for the maintenance of the Longburn Cemetery

  • Lou & Debbie Antonissen Family Fund

Income to Community Foundation of Portage & District Administration

  • Oakville & District Community Endowment Fund

Income distributed annually to Oakville Community Club Inc. for use in Oakville & Area

  • Oakville Cemetery Fund

Income distributed annually for the maintenance of the Oakville Cemetery

  • Portage & District Arts Council Bursary Fund

Income distributed annually to Prairie Fusion for purpose of awarding bursaries

  • Prospect Cemetery Fund

Income distributed annually for the maintenance of Prospect Cemetery

  • Stan and Maria Antonissen Family Fund

Income to Community Foundation of Portage & District Administration

  • Stride Credit Union Oakville Fund

Income distributed annually to Oakville Community Club Inc. for use in Oakville & area

  • Val Garlick Community Fund

To support the Child & Family Services Foundation Chance to Grow program and CFPD's annual grants benefiting children, youth, and families in our community.

 

Donor Advised

Donor Advised Funds allow the donor the ability to advise CFPD annually the charitable organization(s) the income will benefit

  • Camp Jubilee Fund

Donor advises CFPD annually where to distribute income from the fund

  • Kevin & Iris Yuill Family Fund

 Donor advises CFPD annually where to distribute income from the fund  

  • Kristof Family Fund

Donor advises CFPD annually where to distribute income from the fund

  • make a difference fund

Donor advises CFPD annually where to distribute income from the fund

  • Portage & District Wildlife Fund

Donor advises CFPD annually where to distribute income from the fund

  • Portage la Prairie Lions Club Fund

Donor advises CFPD annually where to distribute income from the fund

Field of Interest Funds

Field of Interest funds allow the donor to identify a general area of interest for the income to be distributed to through the CFPD Granting Program

  • Bob & Gail Patterson Family Fund

To benefit Education in our Community

  • Cameron and Sandra Brands Family Fund

To benefit youth in Portage la Prairie

  • Children in Need Fund

Income to provide for basic necessities for children in Portage & area

  • Craig & Claudette Dunn Family Fund

To benefit youth in Portage la Prairie

  • D Jones Fund for Literacy

Income to be distributed to organizations to improve learning in literacy

  • Dr. Mike and Joanne Sullivan

Income to benefit charitable organizations/ projects/activities in the fields of recreation, sport, fitness & youth in Portage & area

  • Duncan Family Fund

Income to benefit charitable organizations/ projects/activities in the fields of conservation, outdoor recreation and/or beautification of Portage & area

  • Portage Arts, Culture and Heritage Fund

Income to benefit charitable organizations, projects/activities involving arts, culture, and/or local heritage

  • Prosvita Men's Club Portage Fund

Income to benefit charitable organizations, projects/activities in service to Seniors

  • Sports and Recreation Fund

Income to benefit sports & recreation charitable purposes in Portage & area

Undesignated Funds

Undesignated funds allow the donor to identify a general area of interest for the income to be distributed to through the CFPD Granting Program

  • Adeline and Orest Pressey Family Fund

  • Adrain Family Fund

  • Allan Panko Family Fund

  • Arnold and Wendy Blight Fund - Portage

  • Avis Degruelle Fund​

  • Barbara Rusk Fund

  • Barry and Ethel-Mae Greenslade Fund

  • Brennan Family Fund

  • Brent and Debbie Gilbert Family Fund

  • Brian and Susan Gilbert Family Fund

  • Cliff Bagrie Memorial Fund

  • Dale and Rod Brownlee Fund

  • David and Sandra Falk Family Fund

  • Dave and Wendy McConnell Fund

  • Don and Irene Taylor Family Fund

  • Doreen Buchanan Fund

  • Elmer and Joyce Rutter Fund

  • Gemmell Family Fund IMO Keenan Gemmell

  • Gilbert Vust Fund

  • Gordon and Laura Hutchinson Fund

  • H.C. (Carl) McGregor Fund

  • Harvey and Barbara Carmichael Family Legacy Fund

  • Henry and Grace Vust Memorial Fund

  • In Memory of Floyd and Verna Blight Fund

  • Jeff and Mandy Dubois Family Fund

  • John and Kathy Chapman Family Fund

  • Joyce Dalmyn and Joe Masi Fund

  • Kitson & Rohmier Fund

  • Les Green Fund

  • Lorne and Maxine Lytle Fund

  • Margaret Watson Fund

  • MIG/Westland Insurance Community Fund

  • Newton Enterprises Fund

  • Orille and Gwen Hogue Fund

  • Portage Agri-Sales Inc. Fund

  • Portage la Prairie Mutual Insurance Company Fund

  • Portage Oddfellows and Ruth Rebekahs Lodge #3 Fund

  • Robert and Joan McCallister Fund

  • Robert and Barbara Lytle Fund

  • Roger John Barrett Family Fund

  • Shindleman Family Fund

  • Simplot Canada (II) Fund

  • Sissons Family Fund In Memory of Nola Jane

  • Slack Family Memorial Fund

  • Smart and Caring Community Fund

  • Southport Fund

  • Stride Credit Union Portage Fund

  • Wilmac Portland Family Fund

  • Women Who Care Fund