Smart and Caring Fund

SSCF Smart and Caring Fund – Making a difference for your Community!

Many of us want to make a difference in our community and donating to SSCF’s Smart and Caring Fund is a great way to do that.  You can make a donation in any amount to SSCF’s Smart and Caring Fund at any time. Donations to SSCF’s Smart and Caring grant program fund provides annual grants and/or emergency grants to a vast range of local charities working to ensure our community is a healthy, safe, vibrant and caring one for all those who live in south Saskatchewan.  Grants from this fund are available to a wide range of non-profit organizations working in areas of social service and poverty relief, health services, arts and culture, education, environment, animal welfare, a variety of programs and services for seniors, children and families, and other areas of current and emerging community needs.

SSCF has a campaign to grow our Smart and Caring grant program fund substantially by 2017 – Canada’s 150th birthday to respond to His Excellency, The Right Honourable David Johnson, Governor General of Canada’s call to community foundations across Canada to build a Smart and Caring nation by 2017, where every community has access to a local Smart and Caring initiative or program.

The SSCF offers the option to give in person, by mail or online at CanadaHelps.org

Smart and Caring Circle

For those wanting to contribute on an annual basis to help grow SSCF’s Smart and Caring  Fund for 2017, and in years to come, they may join SSCF’s Smart and Caring Legacy Club, ensuring a lasting legacy is built for this important community grant fund, that is open to all registered charities in South Saskatchewan to make application to.

The club runs each year and is simple unique and lasting.  A Smart and Caring club membership can commence with a minimum of $1,000 annual donation received by December 31.  Smart and Caring club donations are pooled in SSCF’s Smart and Caring grant program endowment fund.  Your donation is invested; the interest is used to make grants to local southern Sask charities. The original gift is never touched and becomes a never ending source of income for the community a true smart and caring legacy!

Please consider an annual donation to SSCF’s Smart and Caring Fund and join the Smart and Caring Legacy Club!

Should you wish to be acknowledged for your gift to the Smart and Caring Community Fund please let us know, and we will do so in our Annual Report, quarterly Newsletter, and on our website.

To find out more about the Smart and Caring Circle or begin a conversation about your tailored philanthropy plan please call us at 306-751-4756.

The South Saskatchewan Community Foundation constantly thrives to strengthen our role of improving the quality of life for residents throughout our region. Since 1969 we have developed permanent endowment funds, distributed responsible grants to local charities and pro-actively engage in community life.

Your community makes you, and you make your community!

South Saskatchewan Community Foundation Legacy Circle

Membership in SSCF’s Legacy Circle is for individuals who have communicated to the South Saskatchewan Community Foundation their intention to make a future gift through a bequest, a charitable trust, life insurance policy, a gift of property or retirement fund accumulations or other estate plan.

As a member of SSCF’s Legacy Circle, donors have the opportunity to be listed in our reports, unless of course you wish to remain anonymous.

Donors join the Legacy Circle for a number of reasons. Some join to perpetuate a lifelong passion, to inspire philanthropy, to fuel the dreams of generations to come, to involve their families in charitable giving, or to thank a community that has enriched their lives.

Legacy Circle members have made a conscious decision to build today into a better tomorrow, and deserve to be recognized and honoured for their foresight and planning.  They believe in the core values and potential of our community today and believe a deferred structured gift in a Community Foundation endowment fund will ensure an even better more vibrant future for generations to come.

If you are interested in learning more about SSCF’s Legacy Circle or would like us to send you information about SSCF, please e-mail: christina.attard@sscf.ca or contact our office at 306-751-4756.

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