- The Peter Gilgan Foundation has continued its relationship with Level, and has contributed $100,000 in support of our justice education and mentorship for First Nations, Métis and Inuit youth as well as Human Rights Research and Advocacy programming with law students and lawyers.
- The Manitoba Law Foundation joins Level in supporting and empowering Indigenous youth in Manitoba through our Indigenous Youth Outreach Program (IYOP) with a grant of $7,100. This funding will specifically support IYOP in Winnipeg and an expansion to Fisher River First Nation.
About the Peter Gilgan Foundation
The Peter Gilgan Foundation is a private foundation created by philanthropist and business leader Peter Gilgan. Donations totalling more than $160 million have been directed to a variety of causes, including: health and wellness, recreation and active lifestyles, educational institutions, international development and environmental protection. The Peter Gilgan Foundation’s current focus is on children, youth, and families, as well as environmental protection and international development.
About the Manitoba Law Foundation
The Manitoba Law Foundation exists under The Legal Profession Act to fund programs that benefit Manitobans in the following areas: legal education, legal research, legal aid services, law reform, and the development and maintenance of law libraries. Their main source of revenue is the interest payable on funds held in Manitoba lawyers’ pooled trust accounts in financial institutions across the province.
Header photo by Kenya-Jade Pinto for Level