Brandon Area Community Foundation was established by an Act of Incorporation in 1965 and is currently a member of the Community Foundations of Canada, the national network for community foundations in Canada. The Foundation invests the contributions it receives in a perpetual endowment fund and uses the income earned to make grants to a wide range of charitable groups–grants that benefit our local communities in Southwestern Manitoba. Anyone can become involved in helping to build the assets of the Foundation – individuals, families, corporations and groups. Your gift to the Foundation will benefit the community now and into the future. Mission Statement Serving the communities of southwestern Manitoba by maintaining and administering a permenent endowment fund aimed at strengthening and improving the quality of life, today and into the future.
What People Are Saying
"BACF has continually improved how we reach out to surrounding communities, as well as our own. The enthusiasm of Board members is remarkable. I continue to admire the Board members who give so much. It is a wonderful gift to Brandon, and I am proud to have been a part of it. "
— Mildred Murray
"We became involved with the Brandon Area Community Foundation for three reasons: 1. To honour the past 2. To make a difference in the present, and 3. To give with perpetuity thereby allowing for more long-term impact "
— Boyd & Maria Egilsson, Fund Holders
"I support the Brandon Area Community Foundation for two main reasons: its reach and its flexibility."
— Brett McGregor
"I would just say the BACF is a great community organization and “why not” be a part of it!"
— Reid & Linda Lumbard