Now Hiring Finance and Fund Officer

The South Saskatchewan Community Foundation (SSCF) serves as a bridge between donors and charities across southern Saskatchewan. For over 50 years, SSCF donors have given back over $50 million to community causes leading to an immensely positive impact. The SSCF is a registered charity, public foundation and operates primarily as a pooled endowment with individualContinue reading “Now Hiring Finance and Fund Officer”

Now Hiring Donor Stewardship and Fund Development Specialist

The South Saskatchewan Community Foundation (SSCF) is a registered charity and public foundation. It operates primarily as a pooled endowment with individual fund accounts which are invested and from which grants are made to charities. We are currently looking for a dynamic and organized go-getter with excellent customer service skills to join our team asContinue reading “Now Hiring Donor Stewardship and Fund Development Specialist”

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”

Author Dianne Warren is the Inaugural Recipient of the $20K Glengarry Book Award Prize

SSCF congratulates author Dianne Warren, the inaugural recipient of the $20,000 Glengarry Book Award prize for her novel ‘The Diamond House’. The Fund for the Glengarry Book Award was established at SSCF in 2021 through an endowment by Claire Kramer.   This award is inspired by and contributes to the province of Saskatchewan’s rich literaryContinue reading “Author Dianne Warren is the Inaugural Recipient of the $20K Glengarry Book Award Prize”

SSCF Anonymous Donor Steps Forward to Assist Carmichael Outreach

An anonymous donor through the South Saskatchewan Community Foundation (SSCF) has generously provided $14,000 to Carmichael Outreach Inc. to help the organization with its ongoing programming and recovery from its losses during a recent break–in. Bettyann Cox, Chief Executive Officer with Carmichael Outreach, expressed immense gratitude for the substantial donation and the donor’s gift facilitatedContinue reading “SSCF Anonymous Donor Steps Forward to Assist Carmichael Outreach”

Fall 2021 Joyce Gemmell Jessen Habitat Conservation Fund Grant Recipient Announced

The Joyce Gemmell Jessen Habitat Conservation Awards $19.5K to the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation (Fall 2021) SSCF is pleased to announce the recipient of the Fall 2021 Joyce Gemmell Jessen Habitat Conservation Fund (JGJ) grant. This year JGJ supported one charitable program through the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation for a total of $19,500.00 to preserve and conserveContinue reading “Fall 2021 Joyce Gemmell Jessen Habitat Conservation Fund Grant Recipient Announced”

Fall 2021 Smart & Caring Fund Grant Recipients Announced

The Smart & Caring Fund Grant Recipients (Fall 2021) SSCF has selected the recipients for the Fall 2021 SSCF Smart & Caring Fund grants. This Fall, SSCF supported 15 charitable programs for a total of $46,600.00. The purpose of the Smart & Caring Fund is to allow the SSCF to respond in Southern Saskatchewan toContinue reading “Fall 2021 Smart & Caring Fund Grant Recipients Announced”

Fall 2021 Lorne and Evelyn Johnson Foundation Grant Recipients Announced

The Lorne and Evelyn Johnson Foundation Grant Recipients (Fall 2021) This Fall, SSCF and Lorne and Evelyn Johnson Foundation (LEJF) supported 14 charitable programs for a total of $157,798.44. The purpose of the Lorne and Evelyn Johnson Foundation is to promote social, cultural, religious and other activities deemed beneficial to communities in southern Saskatchewan withContinue reading “Fall 2021 Lorne and Evelyn Johnson Foundation Grant Recipients Announced”