Our 2022 Board of Directors

Thank you to SSCF’s Board of Directors who are planting seeds for a brighter community. We would like to welcome our new board members for 2022, Edmund Bellegarde and Denis Carignan.   They join our incoming board which includes Gina McGinn (Co-Chair), Shelly Thiel (Co-Chair/Vice-Chair), Jack Ritenburg (Treasurer), Phoebe De Ciman (Secretary), Cheryl Zankl, AnnContinue reading “Our 2022 Board of Directors”

Spring 2022 Moffat Family Fund Grant Recipients Announced

The Moffat Family Fund Grant Recipients (Spring 2022) SSCF is pleased to announce the recipients of the Spring 2022 Moffat Family Fund grants.  This year the Moffat Family Fund supported 13 charitable programs for a total of $97,000.00 distributed through SSCF. The mission of the Moffat Family Fund in furtherance of its vision, is toContinue reading “Spring 2022 Moffat Family Fund Grant Recipients Announced”

Spring 2022 Lorne and Evelyn Johnson Foundation Grant Recipients Announced

The Lorne and Evelyn Johnson Foundation Grant Recipients (Spring 2022) This spring, SSCF and the Lorne and Evelyn Johnson Foundation (LEJF) supported 13 charitable programs for a total of $175,200.00. The purpose of the Lorne and Evelyn Johnson Foundation is to promote social, cultural, religious and other activities deemed beneficial to communities in southern SaskatchewanContinue reading “Spring 2022 Lorne and Evelyn Johnson Foundation Grant Recipients Announced”

Announcing the Retirement of Karen Henders

This is a bittersweet moment for all of us at SSCF. Today we are announcing the retirement of Karen Henders, SSCF’s Director of Community & Grant Stewardship. Karen will be with us until the end of June and will continue to lead community engagement, granting activities, and the Vital Signs Community Network until then. DuringContinue reading “Announcing the Retirement of Karen Henders”

Toolkit Workshop Series: How to Harness the Power of Google for Your Community Organization

  Tune in for a quick glance behind the curtain on the world’s largest search engine, Google. Using the power of Google, you can: Sell tickets for performances, events, and webinars; promote donation and sponsorship opportunities to generate funds; recruit volunteers to advance your organization’s mission; Advocate and enabling grassroots support; drive in-person actions suchContinue reading “Toolkit Workshop Series: How to Harness the Power of Google for Your Community Organization”

Phoenix Residential Society Receives $7.5K to Enhance Indigenous Programming

February is Indigenous Storytelling Month. We’d like to take a moment to appreciate a recent grant recipient working to enhance Indigenous culture in our community.   In 2021, Phoenix Residential Society received $7,500 from the G. Murray and Edna Forbes Foundation Fund for their Cultural Enhancement Program.   The program exists to support and enhanceContinue reading “Phoenix Residential Society Receives $7.5K to Enhance Indigenous Programming”

SCEP CENTRE Receives $2K Towards Truth and Reconciliation

February is Indigenous Storytelling Month. We’d like to take a moment to appreciate a recent grant recipient working to enhance Indigenous culture for young children in our community.   SCEP CENTRE – Early Intervention & Training Services received $2,000 in 2021 from the Smart & Caring Fund. SCEP CENTRE is a preschool program that helpsContinue reading “SCEP CENTRE Receives $2K Towards Truth and Reconciliation”

Spring 2022 Grant & Funding Deadlines

SSCF is Excited to Announce Spring 2022 Grant & Funding Deadlines Online Grant Portal NOW OPEN The South Saskatchewan Community Foundation (SSCF) is pleased to remind you that the online grant portal is now open. Below are various grant deadlines that qualified donees (as defined in the Income Tax Act) can apply to. Please referContinue reading “Spring 2022 Grant & Funding Deadlines”

The Taxman Cometh – WILL you be prepared?

Guest article written by: Rob Rongve  B.Comm. CIM  CFP FCSI Investment Advisor Rongve Wealth Management Group RBC Dominion Securities, North Battleford, Sask.   Is it time to start thinking about your WILL?   The ongoing pandemic and strength of global capital markets have more people than ever thinking about their legacy, longevity, and tax billsContinue reading “The Taxman Cometh – WILL you be prepared?”

Hope’s Home Receives $35K from the MNP Community Fund

The MNP Community Fund was established at SSCF in 2017 by MNP partners based in Regina, Estevan and Weyburn to support community programs and initiatives in those communities. MNP is giving $35,000 to Hope’s Home to use in 2022 towards their initiatives to support children.   Thank you MNP partners and Hope’s Home for connectingContinue reading “Hope’s Home Receives $35K from the MNP Community Fund”