The Pas Tri-Community Foundation

Invest In Today To Strengthen Tomorrow

Partner with us in our mission to serve the communities of The Pas, Opaskwayak Cree Nation and the Rural Municipality of Kelsey.


The Pas Tri-Community  Foundation is  a member of The Winnipeg Foundation, a public charitable organization, built through generous gifts of all sizes that are pooled and permanently invested.

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 Northern 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. Learn more about the other types of funds available here. Any undesignated funds will go to the Tri-Community Unrestricted Fund.

Mission Statement:

Serving the communities of The Pas, Opaskwayak Cree Nation and the Rural Municipality of Kelsey by maintaining and administering a permanent endowment fund, aimed at strengthening and improving the quality of life, today and into the future.

Board of Directors:

Board Member Application (PDF)

  • Jill Wilkinson – President
  • Don Dunnigan – Vice President
  • Jim Berscheid – Director
  • Maureen Brown – Director


Grant packages are still being created. For more information on grant applications, guidelines and deadlines, please contact us.

Thanks to the foresight and generosity of donors, The Pas Tri-Community Foundation is able to invest in the future of our community through grant-making. Projects must benefit the people of The Pas, OCN and Rural Municipality of Kelsey.

Applications for Grants will be coming shortly.

You can send us your grant requests in writing.
Attention: The Pas Tri-Community Foundation
Box 996 The Pas, Manitoba
R9A 1L1.

Donate by Mail

Box 996 The Pas, Manitoba R9A 1L1

Through The Winnipeg Foundation.

Please use memo line for receipt information.

donor recognition

The Pas Tri-Community Foundation acknowledges all gifts, large and small. The names of those who contribute to the Endowment Fund will be recorded in our permanent records.

As well, those names will be publicized in the newspaper in the year they are received.

The names of donors who have helped build the Endowment Fund will be listed in the Annual Reports of the Foundation.

Some people may wish to donate anonymously. We will respect their requests.

Those donors who have made contributions to create a Named Fund will be acknowledged individually in the year the contribution is received and the contribution will be acknowledged in the Annual Reports if the Foundation every year in perpetuity. In situations where additional funds are contributed to an existing fund, the additional funding and the new total will be noted in the various publications. Because the Foundation does provide for numerous ways for contributions to be made, we are open to considering various alternatives for recognition, which may be of interest to the donor.

If the donor agrees, contributions to the Endowment Fund may be publicized from time to time in the local media. This publicity is beneficial to the Foundation.

As a non-political, non-government organization, the Foundation is the only funding agency that addresses all areas of the charitable sector. The Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors, who serve without remuneration and who are dedicated to the preservation and quality of life in The Pas, OCN the Rural Municipality of Kelsey. It’s focus is the creation and management of permanent endowment funds, and it allows donors the opportunity of sharing in the decision of how their gifts are to be used.

The Foundation serves donors with varied interests at various levels of charitable giving. It acts as a link between those donors and the charitable agencies that can most effectively and efficiently carry out the objectives and desire they have for their funds. The Foundation offers maximum flexibility in terms of assets that can be used to create a fund, options for the use of donors’ gifts, and benefits to donors. These benefits include involvement in the granting process and a lasting legacy in their name.

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Box 996 The Pas, MB R9A 1L1

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The Pas Tri-Community Foundation acknowledges, respects and has the honour of working on lands in Treaty 5 Territory, a treaty that was first negotiated and entered into in 1875.