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Grant Information

Making Our Community Better

Grant intakes

Important Dates

DDCF welcomes grant applications twice a year: January 1st to February 29th, and then again from September 1st to October 15th.
Applications can be emailed, dropped off (download pdf), or apply online.

Thanks to the foresight and generosity of donors, the Dauphin & District Community Foundation is able to invest in the future of our community through grant-making. Projects must benefit the people of the City and Rural Municipality of Dauphin

Grant Application

Apply for a Grant


  • Grants are given to CRA registered charities or qualified donees or organizations that partner with above mentioned organizations. For profit businesses and individuals are not eligible.
  • Grants are made to projects or programs delivered in Dauphin and/or the RM of Dauphin
  • Grants are not made to projects that are undertaken prior to receiving the Grant Committee decision
Preference is given to projects which:
  • Have a well-planned approach
  • Demonstrate the ability to serve a need in the community
  • Demonstrate accessibility & inclusivity
  • Promote diversity & social justice
  • Promote volunteer & citizen involvement


Youth in Philanthropy

Youth in Philanthropy is a voluntary committee made up of students from our local schools.

This group is focusing on local issues and global improvement!  The students are able to take a leadership role and learn how to run a committee. The Youth in Philanthropy group will be calling for grants each school year, and will be able to give back to their community once again!

Thanks to Our Donors

The gifts that keep on giving.

Memorials and Tributes

Honour, celebrate, or remember someone with a gift to our community.
You can donate to a fund that reflects their accomplishments and passions, or donate to our Community (General) Fund.