Manitoba

Winnipeg Foundation marks record-breaking year

The Winnipeg Foundation distributed more money to more charities in 2021 than ever before.
Winnipeg Foundation chief executive officer Sky Bridges says the record-breaking number of donations inspired a sense of pride and community. (Travis Golby/CBC)

The Winnipeg Foundation distributed more money to more charities in 2021 than ever before.

The non-profit dispersed $84.9 million to approximately 1,100 charities in the past year, the most in its 100-year history. It also received a record number of donations — 9,613 — totalling $189.8 million, amid the affects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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