Assiniboine continues to build towards 2028 graduates by 2028 with the development of the Prairie Innovation Centre for Sustainable Agriculture.

The Prairie Innovation Centre will support the demand for skilled and experienced agricultural training, increasing Assiniboine’s on-campus capacity to more than 800 students annually. The Centre will allow Assiniboine to triple programming to more than 800 on-campus students annually and hundreds more learners in agricultural extension programs.

Assiniboine is proud to recognize our donors who are supporting the Prairie Innovation Centre.


Sunrise Credit Union - $1 million

Assiniboine has received a major donation of $1 million from Sunrise Credit Union, the largest philanthropic donation in the college’s history, to support agricultural training opportunities at the college.

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Guild/HMS Insurance Group - $10,000

Guild/HMS Insurance Group has donated $10,000 to the Prairie Innovation Centre project.

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Mid-Plains Implements - $50,000

As a company that deals directly with the needs of agricultural producers, Mid-Plains Implements sees the value in investing in Assiniboine's vision for the future of agriculture. They've contributed $50,000 toward the Prairie Innovation Centre project.

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Wawanesa Insurance - $100,000

As a longtime partner with longstanding roots in agriculture, Wawanesa Insurance has contributed $100,000 to the Prairie Innovation Centre.

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Compass Credit Union - $25,000

An historical and community connection inspired Compass Credit Union to come aboard the Prairie Innovation Centre project with a $25k contribution.

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Manitoba Canola Growers - $100,000

A longtime supporter of the college and an important commodity association within the province, the Manitoba Canola Growers Association is a valued contributor to the Prairie Innovation Centre. The MCGA has come aboard the project as a sponsor of the Collaboration Zone within the Centre.

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Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers - $200,000

The Collaboration Zone within the Prairie Innovation Centre welcomes the Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers as an industry sponsor. Adding to previous funding and support for applied research, the college looks forward to continuing an important partnership with MPSG.

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Mazergroup - $500,000

Mazergroup is a Westman-born agricultural staple and we're thrilled to welcome their support for the Prairie Innovation Centre. An important partner to the college, member of the agriculture industry, and vital part of the Westman community, we look forward to continuing our work and cooperation with Mazergroup.

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