Interested in Telling the Mennonite Story?

The Plett Foundation offers a grants program that supports research and projects relevant to its mission. Grants are evaluated and awarded semi-annually by the Foundation’s Board of Directors on the basis of their relevance to the mission of the Plett Foundation, the feasibility of the project, and the deliverable outcome of the project.
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D.F. Plett Historical Research Foundation

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, migration & settlement, and descendant communities of the conservative Mennonites who came to Manitoba from Russia in the 1870s.
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    Mennonite History for Young People

    Our 4-volume history series for young people, and accompanying workbooks and materials for teachers, complement social studies curricula in Canada for both public and private schools with Low German Mennonite students.

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    Interested in telling the mennonite story?

    Our Grants