Committed to our

At Cardinal, we believe in the power of giving back to the community. Success for us is measured not only by investment performance, but also by the positive impact we can have on people's lives.

We established the Cardinal Foundation in 2009 to provide focus for the firm's charitable activities and to engage our people in meaningful projects in the community.

Our Goal

The Foundation supports Canadian registered charities whose activities and programs advance:
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Social services
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Our goal is to work with the organizations we support to ensure that our contributions provide meaningful assistance. We take our charitable work very seriously and want our investments in the community to make a difference.

The Team

Our Foundation’s efforts are anchored by the energy and efforts of its personnel. Together, they ensure that the Foundation’s contributions are targeted in ways that have the most impact.
Executive Director
DeWayne Osborn

Ron Malech

Sheila Wilson-Kowal
Board of Directors

Melanie Burt
Sean Lawton
Ron Malech
Leslie Stafford
Grants Committee

David Aime
Emily Burt
Melanie Burt
Leah Cochrane
Sean Lawton
Ron Malech
Mitch de Rocquigny
Leslie Stafford
Leanne Thiessen

Our Causes

Since the launch of The Cardinal Foundation in 2009, we are proud to have funded a wide variety of organizations, including those listed below. Individually, each organization is passionate about serving its stakeholders. Collectively, they make our world a better place. It is an honour to support them. Here are some of the organizations we have supported.
The Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Assiniboine Park Conservancy

Siloam Mission

Agape Table

B'nai Brith

Betel Home Foundation

Jocelyn House Hospice

Scouts Canada

St. John's Ravenscourt

Discovery House Family Violence Prevention


St. Amant Foundation

St. Benedict's Foundation

Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of MB Inc.

Winnipeg Harvest

Oak Table

Katie Cares


If you wish to apply for funding on behalf of a charitable organization, we invite you to download The Cardinal Foundation application form (PDF).
The Cardinal Foundation
Attention: DeWayne Osborn, Executive Director
400-1780 Wellington Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 1B3

Phone: (204) 774-9318
Fax: (204) 783-0725


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