The MREA Shelter Foundation supports shelter-related charitable organizations in Manitoba.

Shelter is defined as temporary or permanent human shelter that provides protection against injury, danger or discomfort. It is a place of safety or immunity, a home, lodging or dwelling.

Grant Application Guidelines

Please review the following guidelines prior to submitting a grant application:

  • Shelter-related registered charities operating in the province of Manitoba are eligible.
  • Organizations must demonstrate sound fiscal responsibility and effective management.
  • All applications should be received annually by September 15 in order to be included for review at the October meeting.

Presentations about your organization/grant request to the MREA Shelter Foundation

If your organization wishes to make a presentation to the MREA Shelter Foundation Board of Governors, arrange this by calling 204.772.0405. Please call as far in advance of the annual application deadline as possible.

Funding Restrictions

Grants will not normally be considered from the following types of organizations:

  • Medical institutions, Camps, Theatre, or performing arts groups
  • Private foundations, Service or fraternal clubs, Religious institutions
  • Agencies/Organizations which raise funds for distribution to other community organizations

Please submit grants by email to To download an application form, please click on the link below.

Deadline to apply is September 15, 2021.

Grant Application Form


Jill Johnston
Director of Operations
Phone: 204.772.0405
Registered Charitable Number: 843054164RR0001


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