Cancelling or Postponing Events, Programs or Services
As many programs and events are already being cancelled and postponed, we encourage you to contact us should you anticipate not being able to fulfill any SSCF granting requirements; email email@example.com and/or firstname.lastname@example.org to start a discussion about possible options.
G. Murray and Edna Forbes Foundation Fund
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 $75,000.
The purpose of the grant is to support general charitable purposes in the South Saskatchewan area.
Priority shall be given to specific projects related to:
- Arts and Culture
- Environment – For example, proposals that support minimizing carbon footprint, pollution reduction, transition to clean energy, habitat preservation and/or restoration, and related education activities.
- Indigenous Programming
Grant Deadline: September 1st
The Lorne and Evelyn Johnson Foundation
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.
Eligible Applicants: Qualified donees (as defined in the Income Tax Act) and activities in keeping with the spirit of the Johnsons.
Grant Deadlines: March 1st & September 1st
Joyce Gemmell Jessen Habitat Conservation Fund
Grant Purpose: To support projects that preserve and conserve native flora and fauna in Saskatchewan.
Priority shall be given to specific projects in southern Saskatchewan related to:
- Land acquisition
- Prairie restoration
- Habitat preservation
- Natural wildlife and ecosystem conservation
- K-12 ecosystem education
Moffat Family Fund
Grant Purpose: For programs giving children and families an equal chance in society, in the City of Moose Jaw and district.
Eligible Applicants: Qualified donees (as defined in the Income Tax Act) and programs that fulfill the family’s vision. According to family spokesperson Randy Moffat, that vision is to create “tangible results in improved lives and realized potential for children and families who have not had the same good fortune and opportunities that my family and I enjoy.”
Grant Deadline: February 28th
Smart & Caring Fund
The South Saskatchewan Community Foundation (SSCF) grants to charitable activities that promote and enhance vibrant, healthy and caring communities in south Saskatchewan. The purpose of the Smart & Caring Fund is to allow the SSCF to respond to areas of focus identified in its current Vital Signs Report.
Eligible Applicants: Qualified donees (as defined in the Income Tax Act) that promote and enhance vibrant, healthy and caring communities in southern Saskatchewan
- September 1st
Grants in the range of $500 to $2000 may be awarded to successful applicants.
**NEW: Special requests for grants up to $5,000 may be considered for projects or program adaptations to address demonstrated community needs specific to COVID-19 realities.
RBC Future Launch Community Challenge
Grant Purpose: South Saskatchewan Community Foundation (SSCF) is pleased to host the RBC Future Launch Community Challenge, a call to action for youth, aged 15-20, to lead projects that respond to one central question: What is your boldest idea to respond to an urgent local need?
Eligible Applicants: Qualified donees (as defined in the Income Tax Act) and for activities that meet the RBC Future Launch Community Challenge eligibility requirements. For the South Saskatchewan Community Foundation, applications will be accepted for all communities under 150,000 residents from Davidson south to the United States border. Eligible applicants from the City of Regina may be able to partner with youth and organizations for projects to be delivered in eligible communities.
Grant Deadline: September 18, 2019
Grant Amount: up to $15,000 in six (6) eligible communities
Federation of the Blind Trust Fund
Grant Purpose: To support the unique needs of the blind in Saskatchewan in areas such as tuition, specialized training, or aid
Eligible Applicants: CNIB Saskatchewan eligible individuals
Grant Deadline: Ongoing as funds are available
Grant Amount: Up to $700
Updated: June 4, 2019