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Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant Program

Grants to Saskatchewan Nonprofits in Eligible Areas
for Local Sports, Recreational, and Cultural Programming

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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City of Lloydminster and Sask Sport, SaskCulture, and Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association

Deadline Date:

12/01/20 Postmarked or Emailed


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Grants of up to $10,000 to Saskatchewan nonprofit community organizations operated by volunteers to develop recreational, sports, and cultural programming in eligible areas. Funding is intended to engage residents in these activities by addressing the needs of local communities. Priority consideration will be given to programs that increase participation of underrepresented groups. Programs must take place in Lloydminster.

The Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant Program is guided by the following:

  • It provides access to sport, culture and recreation activities for all Saskatchewan people regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, economic status, physical or mental ability;
  • It provides funds to community non-profit volunteer organizations in support of sport, culture and recreation programs;
  • It allows communities to establish local priorities; and
  • It stipulates that all participating groups, from administration to beneficiary, are responsible for ensuring complete and accurate accounting.

A portion of the total grants funds issued by the City of Lloydminster must be used for programs aimed at increasing participation for under-represented populations within the City of Lloydminster, either in regular programs and/or by creating special programs to meet their needs. Examples of under-represented populations include indigenous people, seniors, women, youth at risk, economically disadvantaged, persons with a disability and single-parent families. 

Expenditures must be directly related to the delivery of a sport, culture or recreation program. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 149057

Estimated Size of Grant:

The maximum funding level is $10,000 per program.

Operation costs of facilities owned by the organization that are directly related to a program are eligible for 25% of the total grant for each program up to a maximum of $500 per program (including cleaning staff).

Term of Contract:

The grant period is April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant Program assists in the development of sport, culture and recreation programs by providing funds to non-profit community organizations operated by volunteers.

the following expenditures are ineligible for grants:
- Construction, renovation, retrofit and repairs to buildings/facilities (this includes fixing doors, shingling roofs, installing flooring, moving/hauling dirt, etc.)
- Property taxes or insurance
- Alcoholic beverages
- Per Diems / Day Money
- Food or food related costs (this includes catering supplies, coffee pots, coffee, stoves, BBQ’s, etc.)
- Membership fees in other lottery-funded organizations
- Prizes, cash, gifts, awards, honorariums, trophies, plaques and badges
- Out-of-province activities and travel (i.e. travel within Lloydminster or Saskatchewan is acceptable)
- Donations
- Subsidization of wages for full-time employees. Note: Eligible employment expenditures must be no more than 35 hours a week and no more than 90 days in a grant period (or 455 hours in a grant period), and are limited to gross wages and vacation pay (excludes CPP, EI, WCB, etc.)
- Uniforms or personal items such as sweatbands and hats, including equipment for personal ownership.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline to apply is December 1, 2020.

Applicants who would like assistance with their application are advised to schedule an appointment by November 10, 2020.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit To:


Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant Program
Attention: Patrick Lancaster
4420 50 Avenue
Lloydminster, AB/SK
T9V 0W2

For more Information, contact the City of Lloydminster at 780-875-6184 Ext 2909 or

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Canada: Alberta: City of Lloydminster;   Saskatchewan: City of Lloydminster;

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