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.
Due to a problem at Canada Post a number of you who have been...
The Plett Foundation’s offices will be closed for Christmas from December 23, 2016 to...
3rd Annual “Christmas at Chortitz”, December 10
The historic Chortitz Church in Randolph, Manitoba will be hosting their 3rd annual...
Archival records preserved with financial support from the Plett Foundation
Recently, the archival collection of the Chortitzer Waisenamt was transferred from the Christian Mennonite...