Established January 2008, received charitable status in April 2008
YOUTH IN PHILANTHROPY
A Youth in Philanthropy program was launched in March 2018. See here for more details.
ATTENTION STUDENTS – WINNIPEG RIVER BURSARY AND REYNOLDS BURSARY
Students enrolled in continuing education where the field of study will have possible relevance or benefit to the Lac du Bonnet Region are eligible. Each year, bursaries of up to one thousand dollars ($1000) will be provided to a deserving student based on relevance, need, and the availability of funds. Submit the Winnipeg River Bursary Application Form via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for application is May 31.
Download criteria and requirements for applying for the Chuck Reynolds Memorial Scholarship here: http://lacdubonnetfoundation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Chuck-Reynolds-Memorial-Scholarship-Criteria-1.doc.
Submit the Chuck Reynolds Memorial Scholarship application form via email to email@example.com
MOST RECENT GRANTS
Our most recent grants were presented to Centennial School ($1500, history project), the Lac du Bonnet Regional Library ($3000, literacy station), Lac du Bonnet Youth Recreation Center ($2,200, sports equipment), Lac du Bonnet Wildlife Association ($2247.71, fencing at trout pond), and Lac du Bonnet Historical Society ($1200, museum signage).
ANNUAL PUBLIC MEETING
Our annual public meeting will be held Wednesday May 23, 2018 7:00pm at the Lac du Bonnet Legion Hall. Everyone is welcome to attend. Annual reports will be given, grants will be presented and recognition will be given to past directors. Refreshments will be served.
NEW LOGO FOR FOUNDATION
Our new logo was revealed in May 2015. The new logo designed by Sheldon Sveinson was designed after the bricks produced by the Lac du Bonnet Brick Company. These bricks built Lac du Bonnet and the Lac du Bonnet and District Charitable Foundation continues to build the community.
THANK YOU FOR THE COMMUNITY SUPPORT!
The Foundation received over $15,000 in donations on the Annual Day of Giving November 19, 2017. Thank you to all our donors!
To work with others in creating a better community for today, tomorrow and forever
The Lac du Bonnet & District Charitable Foundation, Inc. exists to improve the quality of life in the Town and RM of Lac du Bonnet and adjacent area of the RM of Alexander. The Foundation creates and manages funds gifted in perpetuity, or otherwise, and distributes these funds, or the earnings generated from these funds, to qualified donees for local charitable purposes.