The Red River Exhibition Foundation was established in 1997 with a $100,000 contribution from the Red River Exhibition Association.
This amount continues to grow with support from the industries involved.
The Foundation’s mandate is to provide scholarships to deserving Manitobans in keeping with the Association’s mandate “to promote industry, commerce, tourism and agriculture.”
The Foundation now offers twenty scholarships annually for students to further their studies in the Aerospace, Tourism, Agriculture, Business and Creative Arts Industry sectors.
The Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees, with support from the CEO and staff.
The Red River Exhibition Foundation administration costs are paid by the Red River Exhibition Association and volunteer fundraisers.
Through this volunteer commitment, the Foundation can guarantee that 100 percent of industry donations go directly to fund the scholarships.
In addition, once an industry sector is established, the Founding Donor would have the opportunity to nominate members to the scholarship selection committee for that industry sector. The Foundation Board is responsible for all costs associated with delivery of the scholarship program.
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