Grants

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.


The governments of Canada and Saskatchewan signed a bilateral agreement in 2018 for the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP). The program will provide more than $900 million in federal funding for all types of Saskatchewan infrastructure projects over 10 years until 2028. 

These projects will be cost-shared by the federal and provincial governments, municipalities and other eligible recipients. 

ICIP investments will benefit Saskatchewan residents by providing:

  • a cleaner environment by reducing soil and air pollutants;
  • improvements to drinking water, wastewater and/or storm water systems;
  • increased capacity for disaster mitigation;    
  • reduced greenhouse gas emissions;    
  • enhanced public parks, recreational facilities and other spaces that make communities great places to live;    
  • faster commutes and travel times and easier movement of goods for businesses;    
  • better transportation and digital infrastructure for people living in remote communities.

Eligible applicants

  • Municipalities    
  • First Nations and Métis communities and governing bodies    
  • Public sector bodies, such as utility boards    
  • Not-for-profit organizations, such as recreation or community associations and boards    
  • For-profit organizations, providing they are working with Indigenous entities and/or municipalities

For additional details, please read the ICIP Program Guide.

Funding

Federal funding for Saskatchewan's eligible projects is divided into five investment streams to help in various ways.

  1. Green Infrastructure Stream – $525.9 million
    • support greenhouse gas emission (GHG) reductions        
    • enable greater resilience infrastructure and adaptation to the impacts of climate change disaster mitigation        
    • ensure that more communities can provide clean air and safe drinking water for their citizens        
    • decrease the release of pollutants into the environment
           
  2. Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure Stream– $56.2 million
    • build stronger communities
    • improve social inclusion       
    • An intake for community, culture and recreation projects opened Tuesday, November 9, 2021.
      - Phase 1 applications deadline: Noon (CST), Tuesday, January 11, 2022.
      - Phase 2 applications deadline: Noon (CST), Tuesday, May 10, 2022.
  3. Public Transit Infrastructure Stream – $172.1 million
    • new urban transit networks and service extensions        
    • upgrade existing systems to improve the way that citizens live, move and work        
  4. Rural and Northern Communities Infrastructure Stream – $115.9 million
    • improve the quality of life in rural and northern communities by responding to specific needs          
  5. COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream - $32.5 million
    • to support employment and economic activity to help offset challenges brought on by the pandemic

The federal and provincial funding contributions will vary depending on the funding stream and the applicant type.  

The Canada Community Revitalization Fund (CCRF) is intended to help communities across Canada build and improve community infrastructure so they can rebound from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. With a national allocation of $500 million over two years, the Fund’s purpose is to support not-for-profit organizations, municipalities and other public institutions, as well as Indigenous communities on the road to economic recovery. The focus of the funding will be for projects that assist with community vitality, support social and economic cohesion and help reanimate communities. 

For project guidelines and to apply, please visit Canada Community Revitalization Fund (CCRF)

The FCC AgriSpirit Fund will start accepting online applications for funding in March 2022. 

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: Construction or upgrades to a hospital, medical centre, childcare facility, rink or sportsplex.  Firefighting and rescue equipment. Play structures and recreation areas. Renovation or upgrades that reduce a building’s energy footprint.

Who can apply?

  • Charities registered with the Canada Revenue Agency
  • Non-profit organizations who partner with a municipal body, territorial or provincial government; the municipal body must agree to receive contributed money
  • Town or city under 150,000 people, rural municipality
  • First Nations band or Métis settlement
  • Organizations that have not received AgriSpirit funding in the past four years
  • Note: FCC employees and their immediate family members cannot apply on behalf of an organization

For project guidelines, please visit FCC AgriSpirit Fund.

Community Grant Program for Sport, Culture & Recreation

Applications Open February 7 to March 31, 2022.

The 2022-2023 Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant Program for Sport, Culture & Recreation,  provides access to sport, culture and recreation activities for all Saskatchewan people regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, economic status, physical or mental ability.

Who can apply?

  •     Funding is open to community non-profit organizations in support of sport, culture and recreation programs.
What can the funding be used for? 
  •     Expenditures must be directly related to the delivery of a sport, culture or recreation project.
Important Dates
  •     Applications open February 7, 2022.
  •     Deadline to submit applications: 4pm on Thursday, March 31, 2022. 
  •     Applications received after the deadline will not be reviewed.
  •     Eligible project expenditures must occur within the grant period of April 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023.
  •     Follow-up reports must be received by Thursday, March 31, 2023.
How to apply

The Project Guidelines and Saskatchewan Lotteries Funding Request form can be downloaded here. Before completing your Request Form, please carefully review the Project Guidelines to ensure your project falls within the parameters and that you are able to provide supporting documents as required. Submit your application in person at the Municipal Office, or by email or fax at (306) 295-3571, during the application period.  

The Recreational Board will review documentation to determine where funds shall be allocated. Successful applicants will be notified after the Recreational Board has made its decision in mid-April 2022.

If your organization/community group would like any assistance in applying for this grant, please contact the Municipal Office at (306) 295-3323.


The Canada Post Community Foundation will accept online applications for funding from March 7 to March 31, 2022. 

Registered charities, non-profit organizations, schools, community or Indigenous groups, libraries  can apply for funding of projects consistent with the Foundation’s objective to provide support for initiatives that benefit children. 

The Foundation will fund projects that support three primary focus areas:

Community: Projects that support better futures for children including social services, arts and culture.

Education: Projects that support education, therapeutic and rehabilitative programs.

Health: Projects that support the health and physical activity of children from vulnerable communities or with disabilities or illnesses.

For project guidelines, please visit Canada Post Community Foundation.

The Co-op Community Spaces Program will accept online applications for funding in February, 2022. 

Up to $1M in capital funding will be awarded to projects across Western Canada in 2022, with $25,000 - $150,000 available per project.

There are 3 funding categories: 

  • Recreation: Providing enhanced recreation spaces in the community.    
  • Environmental Conservation: Preservation of natural spaces in the community.
  • Urban Agriculture: Small-scale community agricultural initiatives in both rural and urban spaces.

Who can apply:

  • Registered charities under the Canada Revenue Agency with valid registration numbers.
  • Registered non-profit organizations under their provincial government with proof of registration (e.g. letters of incorporation).  
  • Non-profit organizations partnered with their municipal government who will accept funding and issue receipts on their behalf.
  • Community service co-operatives.

For project guidelines, please go to  Co-op Community Spaces Funding. A sample application is available here.

2022 Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II — Community Projects

Deadline to apply:  December 6, 2021

This program will provide funding up to $5000 for projects that:

  • Mark the 70th anniversary of the reign of Her Majesty The Queen
  • Offer Canadians an opportunity to learn about our history and symbols, particularly in relation to the role of the Crown in Canada
  • Highlight how Canada has evolved over the past 70 years under Her Majesty’s reign and look to the future of our nation
  • Commemorate the long-standing relationship between the Crown and Indigenous Peoples

To be eligible for funding, your initiative must be:

  • Held between January 1 and December 31, 2022
  • Held in Canada
  • Free of charge (no admission fees or donation required for entry)
  • Open to the general public

Successful applicants may receive up to 100% of eligible expenses, up to a maximum of $5,000.

The project must not be designed for fundraising purposes or generate commercial advantage of profit.

Examples of eligible projects include:

  • Festival of lights
  • Photo and art exhibition
  • Concert
  • Tree and garden planting, or other environmental initiatives
  • Plaque and park dedication
  • Parade
  • Protocol ceremony
  • Cultural performance
  • Educational material

Information about the grant can be found at:

2022 Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Application Guidelines

Application Form