The G. Murray and Edna Forbes Foundation Fund (Fall 2019)

The South Saskatchewan Community Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the G. Murray and Edna Forbes Foundation Fall 2019 grants.

This year the G. Murray and Edna Forbes Foundation Fund supported 26 charitable programs for a total of $257,329.35

Grant Purpose:   Project grants to support general charitable purposes in the South Saskatchewan Area.

Congratulations to the successful applicants! They are:

Organization Amount Awarded Organization Amount Awarded
Al Ritchie Community Association $15,000.00 Caring Hearts Counselling Inc. $12,000.00
Diabetes Canada $15,000.00 Eden Care Communities $9,807.00
Farmland Legacies GTC INC $10,000.00 Fort Qu’Appelle Community Outreach Management Centre

*St. Andrew’s United Church

$6,000.00
Health Arts Society of Regina Corp $5,000.00 Heritage Community Association Inc. $6,000.00
Inclusion Weyburn (formerly Weyburn Branch of the Sask. Assoc. for Community Living) $5,000.00 Let’s Talk Science $7,500.00
Mother Teresa Middle School $15,000.00 Muscular Dystrophy Canada $8,480.00
Natural Wonders Early Learning Centre Inc. $11,740.00 Neil Squire Society $9,991.35
Prairie Debut Inc. $5,000.00 Regina Public Library $22,825.00
Regina Transition House Inc. $9,000.00 RielCo Productions Inc. $5,000.00
Saskatchewan 4-H Council $8,911.00 Saskatchewan Book Awards Inc $5,000.00
Saskatchewan Polytechnic $7,500.00 SCEP CENTRE Society (Regina) $5,000.00
Sexual Assault Services of Saskatchewan $23,000.00 Swift Current Community Youth Initiative $5,075.00
The Canadian National Institute for the Blind $16,500.00 The Moose Jaw Women’s Transition Association Inc. $8,000.00
Total Grant Amount Awarded $257,329.35

Joyce Gemmell Jessen Habitat Conservation Fund Grant (Fall 2019)

The South Saskatchewan Community Foundation (SSCF) is pleased to announce the recipient of the fall 2019 Joyce Gemmell Jessen Habitat Conservation Fund grant. 

This year Joyce Gemmell Jessen Habitat Conservation Fund supported 1 charitable project for a total of $9,100.00

Grant Purpose:  To support projects that preserve and conserve native flora and fauna in Saskatchewan.

Congratulations to the successful applicants! They are:

Organization Amount Awarded
The Nature Conservancy of Canada $9,100.00
Total Grant Amount Awarded $9,100.00

Smart & Caring Fund Grants (Fall 2019)

The South Saskatchewan Community Foundation (SSCF) is pleased to announce the recipients of the fall 2019 SSCF Smart & Caring Fund grants. 

This year SSCF supported 12 charitable programs for a total of $22,250.00.

Grant Purpose:   To allow the SSCF to respond in Southern Saskatchewan to areas of focus identified in its annual Vital Signs© report.

Congratulations to the successful applicants! They are:

Organization Amount Awarded
Canadian Mental Health Association Regina Branch $1,750.00
Diabetes Canada $2,000.00
Let’s Talk Science $2,000.00
Moose Jaw Literacy Network

*Moose Jaw Women’s Transition Association

$2,000.00
Neil Squire Society $2,000.00
North Central Family Centre Inc. $2,000.00
Osteoporosis Canada $2,000.00
Regina Transition House Inc. $2,000.00
SCEP Centre Society (Regina) $2,000.00
Gordon F. Kells High School

*South East Cornerstone School Division No. 209

$500.00
The Canadian National Institute for the Blind $2,000.00
YWCA of Regina $2,000.00
Total Grant Amount Awarded $22,250.00

The Lorne and Evelyn Johnson Foundation Grants (Fall 2019)

The Lorne and Evelyn Johnson Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the Fall 2019 grants.

This year The Lorne and Evelyn Johnson Foundation supported 9 charitable programs for a total of $89,000.00.

Grant Purpose:   To promote social, cultural, religious and other activities deemed beneficial to communities in southern Saskatchewan with priority given to the City of Regina.

Congratulations to the successful applicants! They are:

Organization Amount Awarded
Amakon Women Empowerment Inc. $10,000.00
Diabetes Canada $5,000.00
Ducks Unlimited Canada $25,000.00
Globe Theatre Society $10,000.00
Heritage Community Association Inc. $5,000.00
North Central Family Centre Inc. $10,000.00
Summer Program for Special Children $10,000.00
The Big Sky Centre for Learning and Being Astonished Inc. $3,000.00
YWCA of Regina $15,000.00
Total Grant Amount Awarded $89,000.00