News & Press

  • SEED’s research report on RESP Group Plans referenced in article July 31, 2018

    Posted August 1st 2018

    RESPs are great investments and worth the research. Here’s an article regarding an RESP dealer which references SEED’s recently released research report on RESP group plans .

    SEED helps individuals open RESPs in partnership with ACU, which is not a dealer like the one in this article.

    Got questions about RESPs? Call SEED!

    link here

  • Gizhe WaaTiSiiWin Service Delivery Expo May 26!

    Posted May 23rd 2018

    SEED is joining other service providers to deliver essential and dignity-enhancing services to people who are experiencing homelessness, and those at risk of being homeless. In addition to health and wellness services, this event will also offer financial empowerment services including the following:
    • Birth certificates – apply for Manitoba birth certificates for free
    • Need photo ID? – get information about the MB photo ID and how to get it for free
    • Social Insurance Numbers- get a Social Insurance Number for yourself or your child (must have birth certificate, if born in Canada, or PR or Citizenship card if born outside of Canada)
    • Tax filing – get your taxes filed for free (bring a piece of ID and your tax slips, if you have them. CRA will be onsite and can issue tax slips, but you’ll need to be able to pass security questions)
    • Learn about, and get help to apply for, benefits like GST, Canada Child Benefit, Rent Assist, 55 plus, and more
    • Open a bank account (ID required)
    • Attend a Pre-intake Orientation with Employment and Income Assistance(EIA); this is the first step to apply for EIA benefits

    End Homelessness Winnipeg initiated this volunteer-driven event in partnership with the Manitoba Financial Empowerment Network and agencies in the homelessness service sector.

  • Inner City Homebuyer Program info session June 11 at 5:30pm

    Posted May 9th 2018

    Making home ownership a reality for families living on a low income.

  • 8 Summer Term Positions - Junior Facilitator, Money Stories Program, deadline June 8

    Posted May 8th 2018

    SEED is looking for 8 enthusiastic youth (16-25) for Junior Facilitator (JF) training positions in the Money Stories Program. JFs work in collaboration with Money Stories program staff to facilitate money management training from a cultural perspective under the guidance of Elders, seniors and community storytellers. JFs participate in leadership and facilitation training activities, deliver training sessions to other community youth, revise and develop learning activities as needed, and support the Money Stories Project Facilitators.

    See link below for more details!

  • Organization Job Posting - submission deadline May 18

    Posted April 27th 2018

    Our programs are growing again! As a community economic development organization, SEED is a diverse workplace looking for people to help further develop innovative and responsive programming. We value candidates having experiences with living on a low level of income and working within inner-city communities.

    Submission deadline for applications is 4:30pm, Friday, May 18, 2018.

    Full job posting

    Job Descriptions:
    Program Coordinator
    Marketing Outreach Coordinator
    Organization Administrative Coordinator