Our Community Foundation was established in 2004. The Foundation provides a community-based fund for anyone whose wishes to donate funds to our community.

Your gift to the Cypress River and Area Foundation is an expression of gratitude to the community, and of your desire to benefit future generations.

Your contribution can be made in several ways:
– a gift or pledge of money,
– a bequest in a will,
– a gift of life insurance by naming the Cypress River and Area Foundation as a beneficiary,
– a gift in memory of a relative or friend,
– a multi-year pledge. You make an initial contribution and a commitment to add to the initial donation over a period of years.

Gifts are never “spent” or “used-up”. The funds are invested, and will remain untouched in perpetuity. Only the interest will be used for community projects, thereby creating a growing pool of dollars for the betterment of Cypress River in the future.

All gifts over $20 qualify as deductions for income tax purposes. For example, a $100 donation saves you approximately $26 in income tax at current Manitoba rates.

Contributions for 2014: $2,489.79

Assets as of December 31, 2014 – $74,076.65

All gifts are to be made at the Cypress River Branch of SunRise Credit Union to Tim Klassen, Treasurer of the Foundation,

Or mailed to:
Cypress River and Area Foundation,

Box 86,
Cypress River, MB       R0K 0P0
Grants: 2008 – Our first grant was awarded to Cypress Gardens (our arena).
2010 – $800
2011 – $2,000
2012 – $1,600
2013 – $2,000
2014 – $2,100
2015 – $1,600

Total Grants awarded since inception $11,007.53

Cypress River and Area Foundation – The gift that keeps on giving!