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.
Mennonite History for Young People
Volumes 1-4 Now Available!
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.
Preservings 2018 Released
The Plett Foundation is happy to bring you the 2018 issue (#38) of Preservings, released just...
The Plett Foundation office will be closed for the Christmas holidays from December 21,...
Happy Retirement to Hans Werner
The Plett Foundation’s Board gathered on June 28th to celebrate with Hans Werner as...
Appointment of Dr. Aileen Friesen as Plett Foundation Executive Director
We are very pleased to announce Dr. Aileen Friesen’s appointment as Mennonite historian at...