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Author Profile | Nan Colledge

Osbourne Village Resource Centre, 2018 Assiniboine Credit Union Grant Recipient

Congratulations to our Sustainable Organization Grant recipients

Twice a year, community organizations working in the areas of community inclusion, environmental sustainability and community enterprise development are invited to apply to ACU for a grant of up to $5,000. The Sustainable Organization Grant can be used to carry out a project that will help their organization become more sustainable. Now in its second […]

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Point of Sale system to improve the way The WRENCH sell bikes

The WRENCH Promotes Pedal Power

Tucked away under the Animal Services Building on Logan, The WRENCH (Winnipeg Repair Education & Cycling Hub) is a veritable treasure trove of bikes and bike parts. The organization works to make cycling more accessible through workshops, sales of bikes and parts and numerous education programs. They even retrieve bikes from the Brady landfill and […]

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Do you need help to make your organization more sustainable?

ACU Sustainable Organization Grants Deadline November 1, 2017

Calling community groups! Does your non-profit organization or co-op work in the areas of community inclusion, environmental sustainability, or community enterprise development? Do you need help to make your organization more sustainable? The next deadline to apply for a 2017 ACU Sustainable Community Grant is November 1st. ACU’s Sustainable Organization Grants can provide funding of […]

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ACU Grants help marginalized members of our community, create positive solutions

Congratulations to ACU’s Sustainable Organization Grant recipients

In the face of continuing demand on non-profit organizations, Assiniboine Credit Union introduced some changes to our community grants program this year. We considered that the best way we could use our grants budget to help marginalized members of our community, create positive solutions to environmental concerns, and develop co-ops and social enterprises was to […]

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Announcing ACU Sustainable Organization Grants

Announcing ACU Sustainable Organization Grants

Anyone who has managed a non-profit knows that the work can be very satisfying, but also frustrating. Does this sound familiar? Your computer is old, runs slowly, and keeps crashing. Your office furniture is even older and your chair gives you a backache. Employees are enthusiastic but inexperienced and there is no training budget to […]

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Reconciliation Lives Here

Reconciliation Lives Here

When Maclean’s magazine dubbed Winnipeg “Canada’s Most Racist City” in 2015, Winnipeggers were shocked. But rather than acting defensively, the community took action to tackle the huge issue of healing and reconciling Canada’s relationship with Indigenous peoples. Mayor Brian Bowman declared 2016 the “Year of Reconciliation”, and institutions and community-based organizations alike increased their efforts […]

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Take the Fair Trade Challenge

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, a lot of us are thinking about chocolate. Let’s be honest – a lot of us think about chocolate the other 364 days of the year too! Those little treats that give us a lift during the work day – coffee, tea and chocolate – are often not […]

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