Ken Matchizen Memorial Scholarship – #MondayFUNDay: Scholarship Edition

Calling all ESS Grads! Scholarship season is almost here! It’s time for #MondayFUNDay: Scholarship Edition. As you’re getting ready to head off into the world, the BRCF is here to help make that transition easier, by way of scholarships and grants. Looking to get into a trade? Electrician, crane operator, pipefitter, HVAC mechanic… the listContinue reading “Ken Matchizen Memorial Scholarship – #MondayFUNDay: Scholarship Edition”

BRCF Celebrates 25 Anniversary

Brokenhead River Community Foundation celebrates two important achievements. In the mid 90’s, under the leadership of Gerald Hawranik, a group of interested and committed community volunteers came together to investigate the possibility of establishing a Community Foundation to serve the residents of the Beausejour/Brokenhead community. Those same individuals ultimately then served as the first BoardContinue reading “BRCF Celebrates 25 Anniversary”

Cherrey Family Trust Fund – #MondayFUNDay

This week’s #MondayFUNDay is a newly established legacy called the Cherrey Family Trust Fund. The Cherrey Family Trust Fund was established by the Cherrey Family in 2021. Jean and Laverne Cherrey moved with their family to the Town of Beausejour in July 1967 with their seven children, Norman, Kenneth, Donald, Eleanor, Shirley, Allan, and Arlene.Continue reading “Cherrey Family Trust Fund – #MondayFUNDay”

Flow Through Funds and How it Benefits the Community

Let’s talk about Flow Through Funds! Flow Through Funds are a great tool for different groups in our community to partner with the BRCF for fundraisers. Usually, these groups will be fundraising for specific capital projects that could require tens of thousands of dollars to complete. Partnering with the Foundation benefits two-fold. First, the organizationContinue reading “Flow Through Funds and How it Benefits the Community”

#MondayFunday: The BRCF General Community Fund

It’s #MondayFunday! Let me introduce you to the BRCF General Community Fund! The Brokenhead River Community Foundation Community General Fund provides the greatest benefit and impact to the community. Total gifted dollars as of October 31, 2022 in this fund is $453,526.00. Proceeds from this fund are given back into the community annually by wayContinue reading “#MondayFunday: The BRCF General Community Fund”

We are: Community

We are: COMMUNITYđź“Ť Created for the community, by the community – Current and former Beausejour/Brokenhead citizens, local businesses and community organizations have donated to the Brokenhead River Community Foundation, helpings us to be an accessible, innovative and transformative force in our community. Learn more about YOUR Foundation now at https://buff.ly/3R87hvD. Want to make a positiveContinue reading “We are: Community”

Introducing #MondayFUNDay!

Fun Fact: The Brokenhead River Community Foundation is NOT just one lump sum of money that is drawn from for scholarship, bursary, and grant awards. In fact, the Foundation maintains 19 different endowment funds that all help Beausejour and Brokenhead thrive. Over the next few weeks, we will be sharing with you all the differentContinue reading “Introducing #MondayFUNDay!”

What is a Community Foundation?

What is a Community Foundation? The Brokenhead River Community Foundation was created right here in Beausejour/Brokenhead, for Beausejour/Brokenhead. The goal of the Foundation is to invest in the quality of life in our community through grants, bursaries and scholarships. It’s the most sustainable type of non-profit organization, as it will continue to aid our communityContinue reading “What is a Community Foundation?”

September Is Just Around the Corner!

Believe it or not, September is closer than you think. And September at the Foundation means one thing: Granting Season. The Brokenhead River Community Foundation distributes Grants in a number of different areas in our community. Be it Arts & Culture, Education, Social Services, Environmental Projects, or Health & Physical Activity, there’s a good chanceContinue reading “September Is Just Around the Corner!”