CFSV Now Accepting Spring Grant Applications

CFSV Media Release |

The Community Foundation of Swan Valley (CFSV) is pleased to announce the Spring Granting Period for both the Community Foundation of Swan Valley & Youth in Philanthropy (SVRSS).

The Spring Grant Intake will open on February 1st, 2020 and closes February 28th at 5 p.m. Organizations are reminded that only one application per calendar year per project will be accepted.

Over and above the CFSV Spring Grants allocation, the Build Manitoba 150 Committee is making an additional $20,000 in funding available to CFSV for qualifying “Bricks & Mortar” projects.

The CFSV is a charitable organization founded by local citizens to help people invest in building a community that is a better place to live, work and play. Since its inception in 2005 to the end of 2019, the CFSV has provided over $686,000 in funding across the Swan Valley.

Projects must benefit primarily the people of the Swan Valley Community which includes the Town of Swan River and the towns and rural areas of the Municipalities of Swan Valley West, Minitonas-Bowsman and Mountain.

Grants may only be issued to charitable organizations registered with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Groups or organizations who do not have a charitable number may be formally sponsored by a charitable organization or qualified donee.

For more information regarding CFSV & Build Manitoba 150 Grants or to download a grant application, visit the CFSV website at or contact Donna Martin, Executive Director at 204-734-9129. To submit Youth in Philanthropy grant applications please contact Kirsten Glen at

Deadline for applications is February 28, 2020 at 5pm.