We Build Community Vitality
We Understand Our Communities
We Create Opportunities for Dialogue and Inclusion
We Embrace Partnerships
Battlefords and District Community Foundation Inc.
We Tackle Pressing Issues
We Embrace Diversity and Foster Renewal
We Grant for Breadth and Impact
We Build Community Assets and Champion Philanthropy
We Learn and Share What We Know
We are Responsive and Accountable
Proud members of:
1. Agency Funds: established by an outside agency to support annual operating or program costs.
CanCurl Fund- established to support
junior curlers at Twin Rivers Curling Club
Friends of the Dekker Centre Foundation Fund - to offset annual operations costs.
Christ Education Enrichment Fund - for projects in the division and community.
2. Designated Funds: support particular agencies as
decided by the donor.
Caring for Kids Fund and Edwards Irwin Fund - annual grants to Battlefords Boys and Girls Club
Panos Antoniades Fund - combination of scholarships and agency grants
Peggy Westwood Fund - annual grant to Battlefords and Area Sexual
Kiwanis Club of the Battlefords - annual grant to Battlefords Boys and Girls Club
3. Community Fund: established to respond
to a broad range of community needs.
Caring Communities Fund
4. Scholarship & Bursary Funds: annual awards for continuing education.
Hazel Asmussen Fund - post-secondary scholarship for the arts
Wilkie Centennial Education Fund - scholarship for McLurg High School
M. Junice Headley Music Education Fund - bursary for music students
Peter Lewochko Scholarship - post secondary agriculture,
engineering or education students
John Coid Masonic Memorial Bursary Fund - for grads of Unity Composite High School
PDG John Coid Memorial
Bursary Fund - for grads of Unity Composite High School
Supervolley Fund - scholarship for graduating volleyball player from
5. Donor Advised Funds: enables donor participation in the distribution of income.
Nico Hawryliw Fund - was originally a flow-through
fund and is now endowed
Rob & Nora Rongve Family Fund - supports community needs
6. Flow-through Funds: temporary needs or projects.
Larry Houle Family Fund - medical expenses
Michael Whitwell Memorial Fund - portion will be a flow-through and the rest endowed
7.Operating Endowment Administrative Fund: to offset operating and program expenses for the foundation.
BDCF Administrative Fund
investments are managed by an independent third party.
Current Funds with Battlefords & District Community Foundation