The D.F. Plett Historical Research Foundation, Inc. is a not-for-profit private charity founded in 1996 to support and promote projects related to the cultural background, the migration and settlement, and descendant communities of the conservative Mennonites who came to Manitoba from Imperial Russia in the 1870s.
Aileen Friesen, 2015 Postdoctoral Fellowship recipient
Funding to offset the costs of publishing your research, genealogy, village history, or memoir.
Grants to assist with the costs of travel, digitization, research materials, and subsistence.
Historical Atlas of the East Reserve
Ernie Braun and Glen Klassen’s Historical Atlas of the East Reserve has been receiving...
Mennonites, Land and the Environment: A Global History Conference ( Oct 28-29, 2016)
“Mennonites, Land and the Environment: A Global History Conference” takes place October 28-29, 2016...
Leaving Canada: The Journey to Mexico
The Plett Foundation has been excited by the positive reception of the first volume...
“Mennonite History for Young People” Series Launched
On June 16, 2016 author, Rosabel Fast and Executive Director, Hans Werner traveled to...