The Hillcrest Museum in Souris, Manitoba was formed in 1967 when a group of local citizens purchased the former home of Fred Sowden to establish a museum that would preserve and exhibit the rich history of the development of the community. They then formed the Souris Hillcrest Community Corporation Inc. as a registered charity to operate the museum
Manitoba Heritage Trust Program
The Manitoba Heritage Trust Program, administered by the Winnipeg Foundation, aims to attract public and private funding and provide long-term, sustainable revenue for community projects and organizations, with a special emphasis on heritage organizations. An endowment fund has been created for Souris Hillcrest Community Corporation Inc. with the Souris Glenwood Foundation. The Winnipeg Foundation provides an official charitable tax receipt for all gifts. This program runs until March 31, 2021. Further information is available online at Manitoba Heritage Trust Program.
Ways to give to Souris Hillcrest Community Fund:
By phoning 204-944-9474 (toll-free: 1-877-974-3631) with your credit card information;