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The City of Saskatoon provides a number of grant programs to assist registered non-profit 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

Note: for applications and follow-up report forms that are accepted via email please download the form and save it to your computer prior to filling it out.


Application Deadline: April 21, 2017

For groups registered under the Sask Non-Profit Corporations Act offering eligible projects in one of the following areas: Winter Life, Winter Design, Winter Culture, or Winter Economy.

WinterCityYXE Grant Follow Up Report Form

WinterCityYXE Grant Guidelines 

WinterCityYXE Grant Application Form 

For more information email or call 306-975-3391

Sask Lotteries Community Grant

Application Deadline: January 16, 2017

For groups registered under the Sask Non-Profit Corporations Act offering eligible sports, culture, or recreation projects for Saskatoon residents.

 Sask Lotteries Community Grant Follow Up Report Form 

 Sask Lotteries Community Grant Guidelines 

 Sask Lotteries Community Grant Application Form 

For more information email or call 306-975-3391

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

Application Deadline: January 16, 2017  website:

For social service groups registered under the Sask Non-Profit Corporations Act serving  Saskatoon residents. Not applicable for sport, culture, or recreation projects.

 Follow-Up Report

For more information email or call 306-975-3186.

Environmental Grant Program

Application Deadline: February 15, 2017

A total of $20,000 is allocated annually, to local non-profit organizations implementing initiatives that support the City of Saskatoon’s strategic goal of Environmental Leadership. To be eligible for the grant, activities must relate to one of the following categories:

•             protection of the environment;

•             conservation of natural resources; and/or

•             environmental communications, education or research.

•             NEW for 2017 – $10,000 will be allocated to projects that increase protection of our water resources.

 Application       Guidance Document

For more information please visit the Environmental Grant webpage, or contact Environmental & Corporate Initiatives at or 306-975-2487.

Sports Participation Grant

Application Deadline February 15, 2017

Any group (except Community Associations) registered under the Sask Non-Profit Corporations Act offering a sport program that fits the criteria (Coaching, Access and Explore) on the application form.

 Sports Participation Grant Guidelines 

 Sports Participation Grant Application Form

 Sports Participation Grant Follow Up Report Form 

For more information email or call 306-975-3391

Youth Sports Subsidy

Application Deadline 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

For more information call 306-975-3339

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 and October annually. 

See  Special Events Policy for details.  


  Special_Event Evaluation_Rating_Tool
Profile Saskatoon Event Evaluation Rating Tool

For more information, call 306-975-3339

Jack Adilman Fund Capital Grant for Sports

No grant this year.

One-time capital projects for registered Non-Profit amateur sports groups.

 Follow-up report

For more information email or call 306-975-3391.


Culture Grant

The Culture Grant Program provides funding to 16 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.

For more information contact the Arts and Grants Consultant or 306-975-3391

Grant Results

2016 Grant results for the following programs: Cultural Capital Grant, Sask Lotteries Community Grant, Sports Participation Grant, Environmental Grant, Culture Grant, Cash Grant Social.

 2017 Grant Results 

For more information email or call 306-975-3391

Grants Workshop

The City of Saskatoon offers two free grants workshops in November 2017.  More information to be posted closer to that time.

Information will be provided on the following grant programs:

  • SPECIAL EVENTS GRANT - For Hosting of Major (National/International) Events
  • YOUTH SPORT SUBSIDY PROGRAM - A Rental Subsidy Program for Youth Sport Organizations
  • SASK LOTTERIES COMMUNITY GRANT - For Sport, Culture, and Recreation Projects
  • SPORTS PARTICIPATION GRANT - For Coaching and Learning and Access Projects
  • ENVIRONMENTAL GRANT PROGRAM - For Environmental Protection, Conservation, Communication, Education, and Research Projects