*SOLD OUT* Funders Forum

September 13, 2018
09:00 AM to 11:30 AM

The 2018 Funders Forum is SOLD OUT! Thank you to all of the participants, we can't wait to see you all on September 13th!

For those of you who missed the chance to register we've started a waitlist - email training@volunteermanitoba.ca to have your name added to the list. We'll be in touch if a spot opens up!

Volunteer Manitoba's Funders Forum will focus on how non-profit organizations can maximize their fundraising capacity. During the course of the morning, participants will have the opportunity to hear directly from funders on how to go about applying for funding, what types of projects they fund, and tips on how to create a successful funding proposal.

Presenting funders will:

• Provide an overview of their funding, grants, and sponsorships that are available

• Address what types of programs/projects they fund

• Discuss what the application process looks like

• Address their requirements and stipulations, and highlight who is eligible

• Provide other tidbits of advice with regards to applying for their funding

Keynote Speaker - Trudy Schroeder, Executive Director, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra

Presenting Organizations/Funders:

  • Community Places
    The Community Places Program (CPP) provides capital grant funding and planning assistance to non-profit community organizations for facility or green space construction, upgrading, expansion or acquisition projects.
  • Neighbourhoods Alive
    Neighbourhoods Alive! (NA!) is a long-term, community-based, social and economic development strategy, which recognizes that building healthy neighbourhoods requires more than an investment in bricks and mortar.
  • The Winnipeg Foundation
    The Winnipeg Foundation connects donors from all walks of life with local charitable organizations that help our city flourish, for all. The Foundation is an endowment-based organization which means gifts received are pooled and invested.
  • Service Canada
    Donald Meilleur, Manager, Citizen Services and Program Delivery Branch, Government of Canada will speak about the following programs : Canada Summer Jobs, Career Focus, Homelessness Partnering Strategy, New Horizons for Seniors Program, Opportunities Fund and Skills Link.
  • Community Support Small Grant Program
    The Community Support Small Grant Program supports Manitoba's non-profit and community-led organizations in their efforts to provide avenues for Manitobans to support and sustain thriving communities with the program objectives: Build capacity within community organizations, Support community driven goals that have a public benefit, Prioritize innovative projects, Increase the reach or effectiveness of successful projects.

Other Participating Organization:

  • CCEDNet - Manitoba
    The Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet) is a national association of organizations and people throughout Canada committed to strengthening communities by creating economic opportunities that enhance social and environmental conditions.

Closing Remarks - Jackie Hunt, Executive Director, Volunteer Manitoba

For more information, please contact Tracy Douglass at 204-477-5180 or tracy.douglass@volunteermanitoba.ca


For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Tracy Douglass at 204-477-5180 ext. 222 or tracy.douglass@volunteermanitoba.ca. Requests should be made as soon as possible but at least 1 week prior to the scheduled event.


Masonic Memorial Centre
420 Corydon Avenue (Confusion Corner)
Winnipeg, MB R3L 0P1





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