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Grants

The City of Saskatoon provides a number of grant programs to assist organizations or groups to provide programs in the Saskatoon area.

City staff are available to help applicants; organizations applying for a grant are encouraged to contact staff prior to the application deadline date.

Grants are not provided to individuals, and there are no travel grants.

Grants Available

On-Line Applications 

We are now accepting applications for the Jack Adilman Fund, Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant, and Environmental Grant through on-line forms. Please read the program guidelines and prepare your application information before filling out the on-line form. The application process will not time out; however you will not be able to save work, close the form, and return to it later.

 

WintercityYXE

This program is currently under review; please check back in the fall for updated information.

Please download the FollowUp Form and save it to your computer prior to filling it out.

WintercityYXE Follow Up Form 
 

Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant

The Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Micro-Grant Program is now closed and will re-open again if funds become available. The grant will provide up to $2,500 for projects taking place between July 15, 2020 – March 31, 2021. Applications will be accepted and eligible projects will be awarded funding on a first come, first serve basis until available funds run out. Follow-up reports must be submitted within 15 days of the project completion in order to receive funds.

Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Micro-Grant Follow-up Form 

The next deadline for the Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant program is 4:30 pm January 15, 2021. 

Please read the program guidelines and prepare your application information prior to filling out the on-line form; the application process will not time-out; however, you will not be able to save work, close the form, and return to it later. Please download the Follow-Up Report Form and save it to your computer prior to filling it out.​

Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant Guideline

 Saskatchewan Lottery Community Grant Application Form
 

 Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant Follow Up Report Form 
 Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant Interim Payment request Form

Assistance to Community Groups - Cash Grant Social (part of the Saskatoon Collaborative Funders Partnership)

Applications will be accepted starting January 15, 2021. The deadline will be 4:30 PM February 16, 2021. Applications will be completed using a fillable pdf that will be available on this webpage in January 2021.

 

To be eligible for this grant, an organization must be registered as a nonprofit organization under The Non-Profit Corporations Act of Saskatchewan or under The Co-operative Act of Saskatchewan or registered as a charitable organization with the Canada Revenue Agency.  Not applicable for sport, culture, or recreation projects.

Objective - to support human service groups in activities that are of general benefit to Saskatoon citizens and enhances their quality of life, especially in relation to the family.  Focus is on supports and services to vulnerable populations within our community.  Assistance shall not be provided for programs which are considered to be a duplication of services already provided.

Priority - shall be given to those projects and groups which:  work in a cooperative and collaborative fashion in the delivery of human services; provide direct services, either pro-active or remedial, that enhance the quality of life for vulnerable citizens of Saskatoon; work with a community development focus to meet demonstrated areas of current and urgent need; demonstrate "client group" involvement demonstrate, by the nature of their activities, the maintenance of a stable community.

 Application Guide - check back for an updated version

  Follow-Up Report

Assistance to Community Groups - Cash Grant Environmental

The competition for the 2020 Environmental Grant Program is now complete - please visit the Environmental Grant webpage for more info on the projects funded for 2020-2021​.

Initiatives prioritized for funding in 2020 include those that:

  • increase awareness and protection of our water resources;
  • reduce the amount of waste going to landfills;
  • encourage active transportation; and
  • provide learning opportunities that support the City's environmental goals.

Sport Projects Grant

The Sport Projects Grant provides project funding to sports organizations based in Saskatoon for equipment purchases (sports or office), facility upgrades, governance reviews, strategic planning, feasibility studies, website development, or market research aimed at refocusing development.

The next deadline for the Sport Projects Grant is 4:30 pm, February 16, 2021. 

Please download the relevant Form and save it to your computer prior to filling it out.

Sport Projects Grant Guidelines 

Sport Projects Application Form 

 Sport Projects Grant Follow Up Report Form 

Youth Sports Subsidy

Application deadline for current eligible youth sport organizations to apply for a Youth Sport Subsidy Special Event Grant is October 15 annually.

This program subsidizes the rental cost of facilities required to deliver sports programs to youth who are 18 and under.  This program also provides special event grant funds for eligible youth sport organizations hosting events in Saskatoon.  Eligible organizations are those currently receiving the Youth Sport Subsidy.

See  Youth Sport Subsidy--Allocation Criteria and Special Events Policy for details.
 Youth Sport Subsidy Special Event Post-Event Evaluation Report

Special Events Grant

This program provides grants to groups/organizations registered under the Sask NON-PROFIT Corporations Act wishing to host major events in Saskatoon. Events must have an event operating expense budget of $100,000 or greater to be eligible.  

Application Deadlines are: March 1, October 1, and June 1 annually (if date falls on a weekend, the deadline is the Monday after).  

See  Special Events Policy No. C03-007 for details.  

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 Major Special Event Evaluation Rating Tool 
 Profile Saskatoon Event Evaluation Rating Tool
 Post_event_evaluation_report_form_2017

Contact City staff prior to submitting an application or additional information.

Jack Adilman Fund Capital Grant for Sports

The next deadline for the Jack Adilman Fund Capital Grant for Sports is 4:30 pm November 1, 2020. 

Please read the program guidelines and prepare your application information prior to filling out the on-line form; the application process will not time-out; however, you will not be able to save work, close the form, and return to it later. Please download the Follow-Up Report Form and save it to your computer prior to filling it out.​

 Jack Adilman Grant Application

Jack Adilman Fund Guidelines 

Jack Adilman Follow Up Form 

 

Culture Grant

The next deadline for this program is 4:30 pm, March 31, 2020. Applications from organizations not currently in the program are not being accepted at this time. 

The Culture Grant Program provides funding to 20 flagship cultural organizations; these organizations fall under one of the following categories: Major Arts Institutions; Major Festivals; or Major Heritage or Museum Institutions. A complete list of the organizations funded in the Culture Grant Program can be found in the Grant Results link below.

Culture Grants Guidelines 

2020 Culture Grant Application Form for Returning Applicants 

 

Grant Writing Guide and Workbook

New applicants can learn more about the grant writing process by completing the Grant Writing Guide and Workbook:

Grant Writing Guide and Workbook 

Grant Awards

2020 Grant results for the following programs: Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant, Sports Projects Grant, Environmental Grant, Culture Grant, Cash Grant Social, Stand Alone Grant Program, and WintercityYXE.
2020 Grant Awards 

For more information email  grants@saskatoon.ca or call 306-975-3378