Cypress River & Area Foundation


Cypress River and Area Foundation is a philanthropic organization focused on building permanent endowments in order to tackle long-term community challenges as well as meeting immediate needs. 

This foundation is governed by a body of volunteers which strives to represent and be accountable to the Cypress River Community.

The foundation will focus its grant funding and charitable services primarily on the Cypress River geographic area.


Gifts or donations are normally designated for general charitable purposes of the Foundation, however, they may be designated to a specific organization. All gifts qualify for a deduction for Income Tax purposes and provide significant income tax savings. Donors should seek professional advice regarding individual income tax implications.

Click here to view our information pamphlet. 

Mailing Contributions 

Contributions can be mailed to:

Cypress River & Area Foundation
PO Box 86
Cypress River, MB
R0K 0P0


2020 recipients List :

  • Cypress River Rink (Multipurpose Community Centre) $4,200 towards doors
  • Cypress River Ag Society $500 for cement pad to secure portable toilets/2 flagpole kits
  • Cypress River Chamber of Commerce $500 for a street banner
  • Holland Child Care Centre $2,000 for fencing to provide a safe space

Foundation Board Members:

Jim Cassels - President


Tim Klassen - Treasurer

Tammy Waldon Gilles - Vice President

Yvonne De Smet - Secretary

Marianne Anderson

Anita Gillis

Kiera Potvin - Youth RepresentativeJanice Robidoux
Email: rog&


*Board Members welcome any inquiries about donations and/or bequests at your convenience.