Policies & guidelines
The Winnipeg Police Service Endowment Fund awards grants to Winnipeg-based charitable or non-profit organizations and associations, requesting funds for projects within Winnipeg that promote the well-being of the community through social, health and educational measures.
The Fund was established through the creation of a City of Winnipeg By-Law No. 138/2013.
Applications are reviewed by a committee composed of officers appointed by the Chief of the Winnipeg Police Service.
- Only Winnipeg-based charitable or non-profit organizations and associations, requesting funds for projects within Winnipeg, are eligible for grants from the Winnipeg Police Service Endowment Fund.
- Organizations may receive a Winnipeg Police Service Endowment Fund grant once per 12-month period.
- Organizations or groups receiving a grant will be required to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Winnipeg.
- Preference will be given to applications that demonstrate evidence of need and alignment with the philosophy of Crime Prevention through Social Development.
- The grant award will be paid in one installment with a cheque issued through The City of Winnipeg Finance Department.
- The committee will only consider projects with a duration of not more than one year. Applicants will be permitted to apply for continued funding for a project provided they comply with reporting and application requirements.
Grants will not be made to:
- capital projects;.
- renovations to properties; or
- projects funded by a school, school division or one of the three levels of government.
How to apply
Winnipeg Police Service Endowment Fund applications are received from January 1st to February 28th.
Refer to Grant Information for further details.