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.
Community Initiatives Fund: Summer Grant Program & Community Grant Program
Summer Grant Program
The Summer Grant Program supports standalone summer programs for children and youth participants under 18 years of age. Summer programs must be held between June 1st and August 31st. Types of programs typically supported include summer camps and day programs offering positive recreation, arts, culture and learning opportunities for children and youth. Grant Amount: Maximum of $5,000.00
Deadline to apply: February 1st, 2024 at 4:00pm. For program guidelines and application guide and sample, please visit CIF Summer Grant Program.
The Community Grant Program
The Community Grant Program supports programs under three funding themes: the healthy growth and development of children and youth; individual and community wellbeing; and non-profit and community leadership.
Local programs that benefit residents of one community or region: maximum of $30,000
Provincial programs that are delivered in two or more regions or involve participation from across Saskatchewan: maximum of $50,000.
Deadline to apply: April 1 & October 1, 2024 at 4:00pm. For program guidelines, application guide and sample, please visit CIF Community Grant Program.
The Co-op Community Spaces Program will accept online applications for funding from February 1st to March 1st, 2024.
Projects can apply for between $25,000 - $150,000 in capital funding in three 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.
The Canada Post Community Foundation will start accepting online applications for funding from February 12th to March 1st, 2024 (12:00pm ET).
Schools, charities and community organizations can apply for funding of projects that make a difference in the lives of children and youth (up to age 21).
The Foundation will fund projects that support three primary focus areas—community, education and health.
For project guidelines, please visit Canada Post Community Foundation.
The 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.
Funding is open to community non-profit and volunteer-led organizations. Expenditures must be directly related to the delivery of a sport, culture or recreation project.
Please take note of the following important dates:
- Applications can be submitted from February 1st to March 31st, 2024, to the Municipal Office in person, by email, or fax at (306) 295-3571.
- Applications received after the deadline will not be reviewed.
- Eligible project expenditures must occur within the grant period of April 1st, 2024 to March 31st, 2025.
- A follow-up report must be submitted by March 31st, 2025 .
The Joint Recreation Grant Committee of the Town of Eastend, RM49 of White Valley and RM79 of Arlington, will start accepting applications for the Joint Recreation Grant in February 1st, 2024.
Please submit an application letter with your 2024 funding requirements to the Municipal Office by 4:00pm on March 31st, 2024 for consideration by the Recreation Grant Committee. The Municipal Councils request a project report stating how any previous Recreation Grant was utilized and that a Financial Statement for 2023 be submitted with the application letter for funding.
Applications can be submitted to the Municipal Office in person, by email, or fax at (306) 295-3571.
The FCC AgriSpirit Fund will start accepting online applications for funding in the spring of 2024.
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.
- Greenhouses and community gardens.
- Initiatives that support agriculture and food.
For project guidelines, please visit FCC AgriSpirit Fund.
Fund your local project! The Innovation Federal Credit Union Community Grant 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.
1) Applying organizations must be an Innovation Federal Credit Union member and operate in a Saskatchewan Community..
2) The program will provide funding to the following organizations; however, eligibility does not guarantee funding:
- Canadian Registered Charities
- Non-profit Organizations
- Educational Institutions*
- Licensed Early Learning and Childcare Centres
- Sport and Recreation Associations
3) Projects must be completed within two years of receiving funding.
*Funding to educational institutions for after-school programs, playground structures, science fairs, and student clubs/organizations.
Minimum funding request per organization: $2,500/year
Maximum funding request per organization: $25,000/year
You can only submit one application per organization each application period.
You may receive funding in full or in part.
If you are applying for a grant in Pierceland or Goodsoil, please remember to check both the Community Grant and Legacy Fund options on the form, as you may be eligible for additional funds!
Application Periods & Response Times
Application period: July 1st to December 31st and January 1st to June 30th of each year. Successful applicants will be notified by July 1st and January 31st.of each year.
How to Apply
All Legacy Community Development Grant applications must be submitted through our online application to be considered for funding. The application will take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete. Please ask your local advice centre/branch for help if needed.
Here's a glimpse at some of the details you'll need to share on the application:
- Your Innovation Federal Credit Union member number
- Your charity registration number (if applicable)
- Contact information
- Project details
- How your project will improve your community
- Funding details such as budget and other funder information
- Recognition benefits available if your project is selected.
To Apply visit: Legacy Community Development Grants
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.
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.
The SaskEnergy Sponsorship Program accepts and process applications all year-round.
SaskEnergy provides support for non-profit and charitable organizations that are focused on helping make Saskatchewan a great place to live. Apply for:
- Promotional Item Donations: lanyards and raffle/silent auction packages
- Financial Donations: cash donations, combination of promotional item and cash donations, Share the Warm Grants and Volunteer Fire Department Fundraising Grants.
Submit requests 8 to 14 weeks in advance of the event date, if possible. For project guidelines and to apply, please visit SaskEnergy Sponsorship Program.