The Selkirk & District Community Foundation (SDCF) is a non-profit charitable organization registered with Revenue Canada, incorporated in 1995. We create and carefully manage permanent endowment funds and distribute the interest from those funds in grants every year. The recipients are non-profit groups operating in the City of Selkirk and the Rural Municipalities of St. Clements and St. Andrews, Manitoba. We also provide leadership by bringing people together from all sectors to identify and address local issues – strengthening our community and creating a legacy for all our donors.
The Power of Endowments
Our foundation is built on several endowments because we know endowments ensure your donation can be “Here for Good”. An endowment lasts forever because the original donation is never spent – only the interest is dispersed. Consider this: A one-time $10,000 gift to a charity will likely be spent immediately. But a $10,000 donation to an endowment will continue to grow and give back over and over again exceeding its original value. Here’s an example of how an average 4.3% return can make your endowment donation Here for Good.