If your organization/community group requires any assistance in applying for any of these grants, please contact the Municipal Office.
You will need to provide a detailed budget and description of your project.
Canada Greener Homes Grant
The Canada Greener Homes Initiative provides grants and a loan for home evaluations and for retrofits. The eligible retrofits include home insulation, windows and doors, air sealing, and mechanical and renewable energy systems.
It is important that you read all the eligibility criteria and initiative requirements to be sure that you will qualify for the grants and/or the loan at the end of the process. You must undertake both a pre- and post-retrofit EnerGuide evaluation to be eligible.
The Canada Greener Homes Initiative will help homeowners save money, create new jobs across Canada for energy advisors, and fight climate change.
What is available through the initiative.
- Grants from $125 to $5,000
To get a part of your costs back for eligible home retrofits
- Up to $600
As a maximum contribution toward the total costs of your pre- and post-retrofit EnerGuide evaluations
- From $5,000 to $40,000
Interest-free loans with a repayment term of 10 years to help you undertake major home retrofits
To Learn about the grant process, eligibility criteria and to submit an application, please visit Canada Greener Homes Initiative.
Canada Digital Adoption Program - Apply by March 2025
As part of the Canada Digital Adoption Program, the Government of Canada has partnered with the Saskatchewan Economic Development Alliance (SEDA), Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Digital Main Street, and Economic Development Regina to deliver the Grow Your Business Online grant to small businesses across the country. The program will be available until March 2025, subject to remaining grant availability.
Eligible businesses will receive a micro-grant of up to $2,400 to help with the costs related to implementing e-commerce and supported by a network of e-commerce advisors.
SaskEnergy Community Fund: Year-round
SaskEnergy | Community Fund | Cash and in-kind donations such as lanyards, tents, door prizes, raffle items, etc. up to $1000 | Year-round.
Submit requests 6 to 12 weeks in advance of the event date, if possible. Every application will receive a response.
How to Apply
Applications are processed based on the dollar value you are requesting.
Contributions under $1,000
Examples: cash donations, corporate tables, door prizes, raffle or silent auction items, less than 500 lanyards
Contributions over $1,000
Examples: cash donations, Share the Warmth Grants, Volunteer Firefighter Grants, major events that require a tent, more than 500 lanyards
Spruce Up Your Story by Red River Mutual - Apply by May 31, 2023
Spruce Up Your Story by Red River Mutual will fund up to $25,000 in cash for select, well-loved community spaces across Manitoba and Saskatchewan, with $150,000 in total to award. Whether it’s a roof fix on a youth centre, a fresh coat of paint on a park fence, or new seating in an ice rink, Red River Mutual will restore select community spaces where people connect, laugh, learn, and share.
Submit your favourite community gathering space for consideration, via our submission form on Submittable, for a renovation or beautification project before May 31st, 2023 (submissions open in March). Entries will be evaluated based on four pillars: community use, sustainability, opportunity for volunteerism, and a link to a brokerage that partners with Red River Mutual (a broker connection is not mandatory for eligible submission).
For more information visit: https://redrivermutual.com/spruce-up-your-story.
Innovation Credit Union Community Grant Program - Application period: March 1st to June 1st, 2023
The Innovation Credit Union Community Grant Program online application period will be open from March 1st to June 1st, 2023.
The program is intended for one-time project-based proposals. That means financial help to start something new or to assist with large purchases that are not normally possible.
Types of projects the Community Grant Program considers:
- Facility improvements (community hall, recreation complex, childcare centre)
- Playground structure upgrades
- Youth programming
- Purchase of equipment
- Minimum funding request per organization: $2,500/year
- Maximum funding request per organization: $25,000/year
Applying organizations must be an Innovation Credit Union member. All Community Grant applications must be submitted through their online application to be considered for funding. You can only submit one application per organization each year.
For project guidelines, please visit Innovation Credit Union Community Grant Program.
Community Futures - Refresh Program 2023-24 Apply from Saturday April 1st to May 31st, 2023
The new Refresh Application Portal will open for applications on Saturday, April 1st. Applications will be accepted until May 31st, 2023.
You can apply more than once for multiple projects; you can apply as a Non-Profit; Organization; Town; Community; Economic Development Officer; Community Group.
Applications can cover the costs for landscaping; renovating; signs and welcome gates; trees; flowers; and so so much more! Virtually anything that will enhance your community
Or a need that your group requires … the only thing that is NOT covered is labor costs or professional fees.
If you have any questions please contact Kara at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (306) 778-4242 .
To apply please visit: Refresh Program 2023-24
FCC AgriSpirit Fund - Online Applications are open from April 15th to May 15th, 2023.
The FCC AgriSpirit Fund will start accepting online applications for funding from April 15 to May 15, 2023.
Do you have a project that will enhance lives or contribute to sustainability in your rural community? The FCC AgriSpirit Fund may provide between $5,000 to $25,000 to projects that qualify in a city, town or Indigenous community with fewer than 150,000 people.
Types of projects the FCC considers:
- Refrigeration and equipment to support food waste reduction and recovery
- Construction of or upgrades to community buildings
- Renovations or upgrades that reduce a building’s energy footprint
- Initiatives that support agriculture and food
For project guidelines and to apply, please visit FCC AgriSpirit Fund.