Housing and Community Development

Community Places Program (CPP)


Read all of the 2015 - 2016 Approvals (pdf)

Applications to the Community Places Program (CPP) are now closed. Approvals will be announced in the spring of 2015, usually late April.   For a sample application form and more information about CPP please see the following:

If you have any questions about the application process please call our office at 204-945-0502 or
1-800-894-3777. If outside of Winnipeg please contact your regional office.

Application Workshops:

The Community Places Program will be holding workshop sessions throughout the province for groups who are planning a project or considering applying for CPP. Workshops are held in late Fall and the schedule will be posted by mid-September.

What is the Community Places Program?

The Community Places Program provides funding and planning assistance to non-profit community organizations for facility construction, upgrading, expansion or acquisition projects. Eligible projects are those which provide sustainable recreation and wellness benefits to communities.

What is the deadline?

Each year, applications for the Community Places Program will be available in September. The deadline for submitting applications is December 15 and approvals are announced the following spring, usually late April.

Who can apply?

Non-profit community organizations throughout Manitoba are eligible to apply to CPP.  Ineligible organizations include public schools, universities, hospitals, nursing homes, businesses, commercial co‑operatives and federal, provincial and City of Winnipeg departments and agencies.*  Ineligible projects include those primarily involving housing, space for worship or congregational purposes, cemeteries, signage, portable tools, equipment, furniture, municipal works such as roads, bridges, municipal service buildings, and sewer and water installations.*  Operating costs and building maintenance costs are not eligible.

*Exceptions may exist where community use can be measured.  Contact our office to obtain a form which will help us to determine your eligibility.

What is the funding formula?

Non-profit community organizations can apply to the Program for up to 50% of the first $15,000 of project costs and up to 1/3 of project costs over that amount. The maximum grant is $50,000.

What other services are available?

Technical consultation services are available to assist community organizations in the planning and development of facility projects. Consultations include planning and design advice, information on regulatory requirements, the provision of schematic drawings and assistance with the tendering process.


Approved Projects:

CPP North

The final intake for the Community Places Porgram - North is now closed. Approvals will be announced in November 2014.

Approved Projects:


Contact Us:

Community Places Program
Housing and Community Development
400 – 352 Donald Street
Winnipeg MB  R3B 2H8
T 204-945-0502 / 1-800-894-3777
F 204-948-1065

Programme Place aux communautés
Logement et Développement communautaire
352, rue Donald, 4e étage
Winnipeg (MB)  R3B 2H8
Tél. 204-945-0502 / 1-800-894-3777
Téléc. 204-948-1065
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