G. Murray and Edna Forbes Foundation Fund

September 1st Deadline (September 2nd for 2024) (11:59pm)
Please Note: Guidelines and Criteria may change prior to the application process opening for the September 1 deadline.
The application process will be open in our Online Grant Portal June 21, 2024.

Results can be expected to be communicated in early November.

If you have barriers with applying or reporting through SSCF’s Online Grant Portal please contact us as soon as possible to discuss alternatives.

The G. Murray and Edna Forbes Foundation at the South Saskatchewan Community Foundation accepts applications for projects or operations grants. Applications must be received by SSCF on or before September 1st each year for review. Requested grant amounts will have a minimum value of $5,000 and a maximum value of $30,000.

The purpose of the grant is to support general charitable purposes in the South Saskatchewan area per the criteria and guidelines outlined below.

Successful grantees are required to submit a Final Grant Report (using the required Final Grant Report Form). The report will indicate all progress related to the goals and evaluation measures identified in the proposal application.

Project grants: no later than 60 days after the approved project end date.

Operations grants: no later than 120 days after the end of the fiscal year of the approved use of the grant.

Guidelines and Criteria

In order to be eligible to apply for a grant, an organization must be a registered charity, qualified donee as defined in the Income Tax Act (Canada) or have an affiliation agreement with and a letter of endorsement of the program from a qualified donee such as a registered municipality.

Priority shall be given to specific proposals related to:

Grant Funds shall NOT be used for:

Proposals will be evaluated on the following criteria:

Preference is given to work at the local level, work that encourages local partnerships, and work that leverages additional sources of funding.

Grantees with over-due reporting may not be eligible to apply for or receive grants.

How to Apply

Application Checklist

To be considered a complete application, the following documentation must be received by SSCF by the deadline:

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