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.
Survey Monkey Apply
City of Saskatoon Grant applications and follow-up forms are moving to an online format. Programs and applications/follow-up forms can be accessed here or by clicking on the appropriate grant name below. Once in Survey Monkey Apply please set up an account. Answers to FAQ from applicants can be found here.
Grants are not provided to individuals, and there are no travel grants.
|Assistance to Community Groups - Cash Grant Social||
The Assistance to Community Groups Grant program provides funding to human service groups that deliver direct supports and services to vulnerable populations within our community.
Deadline: February 15, 2024
The Culture Grant Program provides operational funding support to arts and museum organizations in Saskatoon. New applicants must speak to the Arts and Grants Consultant prior to starting an application.
Deadline: March 31, 2024
|Jack Adilman Fund Capital Grant for Sports||
The Jack Adilman Fund supports the advancement of amateur sports at a recreation level within Saskatoon, through one-time capital projects. Applications are not currently being accepted.
|WintercityYXE Micro-Grant Program||
The WintercityYXE Micro-Grant Program supports initiatives that make Saskatoon a great place to live in the wintertime.
|Assistance to Community Groups - Cash Grant Environmental||
The Environmental Grant provides funding to non-profit organizations implementing initiatives that support the City of Saskatoon's strategic goal of Environmental Leadership.
|Recreation and Sport Tax Abatement Program||
The Recreation and Sport Tax Abatement Program provides financial support in the form of a tax abatement to sports organizations that provide a community benefit through recreation and sport.
Deadline: February 28, 2024
|Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant||
The Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant Program provides funding for non-profit organizations and groups for projects that increase participation in sports, culture, or recreation for Saskatoon residents.
Deadline: January 15, 2024
|Sport Projects Grant||
The Sport Projects Grant provides project funding to sports organizations based in Saskatoon.
Deadline: February 15, 2024
Youth Sports Subsidy
Application deadline for current eligible youth sport organizations to apply for a Youth Sport Subsidy Special Event Grant is November 15 annually. Application packages are emailed current eligible sport organizations approximately one month in advance of this November 15 deadline.
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.
Special Events Grant and Profile Saskatoon Grant (National Events, Conferences, Tradeshows, etc.)
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).
This grant will soon be accepting applications by online submission and an additional intake date will be added. In the meantime, please continue to use the current resources below to prepare your application for the next intake in March.
Contact City staff prior to submitting an application. Contact information can be found above under Contact Us, Special Events Grant.
See Special Events Policy No. C03-007 for details.
The City of Saskatoon provides funding to a variety of organizations and groups to improve the quality of life in Saskatoon and further the goals of the Official Community Plan. Grant recipients are required to recognize City of Saskatoon funding. Learn about funding recognition requirements:
Grant Writing Guide and Workbook
New applicants can learn more about the grant writing process by completing the Grant Writing Guide and Workbook . The Grant Writing Basics Video shown below is an excellent resource as well.
2023 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 Cultural Capital Grant Program.