News Releases

News Releases

Recent Announcements

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June 29, 2020 – Emergency Response Fund for Community Needs
Community Rallies to Help Emergent Needs – Approximately $1 Million Granted to 34 Organizations (part three – final list)

 

June 22, 2020 – Government of Canada Emergency Community Support Fund
SSCF Awards $902,450 in Grants through the Government of Canada Emergency Community Support Fund

 

May 22, 2020 – Government of Canada Emergency Community Support Fund
SSCF Takes Part in New Government of Canada $350M Emergency Community Support Fund

 

May 1, 2020 – Emergency Response Fund for Community Needs
Community Rallies to Help with Emergent Needs – Nearly $1 Million Now Granted to 32 Organizations (part two)

 

April 15, 2020 – Emergency Response Fund for Community Needs
Initial Recipients Announced for SSCF Emergency Response Fund for Community Needs (part one)

 

March 2, 2020 – Employment Opportunity – Full-Time Communications & Marketing Specialist

 

January 20, 2020 – “Shannon Lee Simmons: taking the worry out of dealing with finances”

 

January 9, 2020

 

January 8, 2020 – “Partners come together to advance social finances opportunity to all corners of Saskatchewan” 

December 20, 2019 – Fall 2019 Grant Recipients Announced

 

November 12, 2019 – National Philanthropy Day Outstanding Legacy Award to Don & Claire Kramer

 

October 7, 2019 – SSCF Employment Opportunity – Granting and Marketing Manager – Now Closed

 

October 2, 2019 – “SSCF Releases Report From 50 Vital Community Conversations Program”

  • 56 conversations were held by 47 organizations and they had plenty to share about their community.

 

July 19, 2019

  • SSCF Employment Opportunity – Administrative Officer – Now Closed

 

June 5, 2019 – “SSCF Joins RBC Future Launch Community Challenge”

  • Youth in southern Saskatchewan invited to put their boldest ideas and solutions forward to address local needs.

 

February 26, 2019 – “Three organizations receive funding” to host Vital Community Conversations in Estevan.”

  • Read the coverage from the Estevan Mercury on the three Vital Community Conversations being hosted in Estevan.

 

February 8, 2019 – “Moffat Family Fund Increases, Applications Process Opens.”

 

February 4, 2019 – SSCF anticipates over 50 Vital Community Conversations 

  • Communities across southern Saskatchewan respond to the call.

 

February 4, 2019 – Spring Grant Deadlines Announced

  • Increased funds available from the Moffat Family Fund.

December 6, 2018 – Celebrating 50th anniversary, SSCF launches new program

  • SSCF’s 50 Vital Community Conversations will uncover community needs across southern Saskatchewan.

 

November 29, 2018 – Thank You Thursday; New Fund Donates Inaugural Grant

  • Joyce Gemmell Jessen Habitat Conservation Fund grants to protect 100 acres of critically important Saskatchewan waterfowl breeding habitat.

 

November 27, 2018 (Happy Giving Tuesday!) – Bill and Helen Davidson Foundation Fund Donates Piano  

  • Piano installation at a Weyburn nursing home continues donor’s lifelong love of music.

 

November 26, 2018 – Lorne and Evelyn Johnson Foundation grants $102,820

  • 13 grant recipients announced from fall 2018 deadline.

 

November 15, 2018 – Celebrating National Philanthropy Day – Clark and Anne Lewis Charitable Fund at SSCF

  • Clark and Anne established a fund that would support dear charities forever.

 

November 14, 2018 – Former SSCF Board Treasurer Robert Perry Wins National Philanthropy Day Award

  • Perry wins in category of Outstanding Individual Volunteer.

 

November 5, 2018 – G. Murray and Edna Forbes Foundation Fund grants $104,596

  • Grants support 10 charities improving lives across Saskatchewan.

 

November 1, 2018 – Smart & Caring Fund Grants Announced (Fall 2018)

  • $18,860 granted to 11 charitable programs.

 

October 24, 2018 – Executive Director Announcement 

  • Donna Ziegler joins SSCF as Executive Director on Dec. 3, 2018.

 

October 11, 2018 – “South Sask. Community Foundation placing special focus on reconciliation”

  • The Regina Leader-Post covers SSCF’s Oct. 4, 2018 Vital Signs launch.

 

October 7, 2018 – “Report offers ‘snapshot’ into community need in south Sask.”

  • 980 CJME reports on SSCF’s Vital Signs report and its findings.

 

October 4, 2018 – SSCF Launches 2018 Regina and South Saskatchewan Vital Signs® Report

  • 2018 report focuses on pursuing reconciliation, welcoming newcomers, and building economic inclusion.

 

August 31, 2018 – “South Sask. Community Foundation helps good people do great things”

  • SSCF is profiled in QC.

 

August 30, 2018 – “MacKenzie Art Gallery receives $25 million, largest donation in history”

  • From the Regina Leader-Post: the MacKenzie Art Gallery receives its largest donation in history (to be endowed at the South Saskatchewan Community Foundation).

 

June 27, 2018 – “Moffat Family Fund Provides Support to Local Agencies”

July 4, 2017 – “Rainbow Youth Centre receives $130,000 donation in wake of April flood”
  • Regina Leader-Post article about an anonymous SSCF donor’s gift to the Rainbow Youth Centre.