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Saskatoon Collaborative Funders Partnership - Social Services Grant

Grants to Saskatchewan Nonprofits to Provide Human
Services to Families and Underserved Populations

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City of Saskatoon

Deadline Date:

02/28/18 Receipt by noon


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Grants to Saskatchewan nonprofits to meet vital community needs that improve the quality of life for the underserved of Saskatoon, especially for families. Proposals should be collaborative, have a community development focus, and meet a demonstrated area of need.

Priority shall be given to those projects and groups which work in a cooperative and collaborative fashion in the delivery of human services; provide direct services, either pro-active or remedial, that enhance the quality of life for vulnerable citizens of Saskatoon; work with a community development focus to meet demonstrated areas of current and urgent need; demonstrate "client group" involvement demonstrate, by the nature of their activities, the maintenance of a stable community.

Proposed projects must fall within the stated mission or mandate of the organization and will be assessed based on the following criteria:

Community Need
- Meet demonstrated areas of current and urgent "need".
- Demonstrate client group involvement
- Assistance shall not be provided for programs which are considered to be a duplication of services already provided.

- Benefit a significant number of individuals in the community
- Provide direct services, either pro-active or remedial, to enhance the quality of life for vulnerable Saskatoon residents especially as they relate to the family.
- Demonstrate, by the nature of their activities, the maintenance of a stable community.

- The community group's past performance in achieving program objectives shall be considered.
- Work in a cooperative and collaborative fashion
- Project/program plan is achievable and will support clear results, have real-life outcomes, and be preventative in nature

Management Capabilities
- The community group must demonstrate that it is capable of efficient and effective administration of the assistance provided.
- A procedure should be established by the recipient to evaluate the effectiveness of the project in order that the results may be reported to the City.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 150394

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for the City of Saskatoon Social Services Grant, an organization must be registered as a non-profit organization under The Non-Profit Corporations Act of Saskatchewan or under The Co-operative Act of Saskatchewan or registered as a charitable organization with the Canada Revenue Agency.

- Community groups that exist primarily for political or sectarian purposes or for the purpose of providing funding to other groups are not eligible for assistance under this policy.
- To be considered eligible, community groups must serve the needs of Saskatoon residents and should therefore have membership that resides within the geographical boundaries of the City. A national or provincial parent body of a local branch may qualify for funding provided the application relates to a program specifically targeted to Saskatoon residents.
- The community group must have an independent active governing body composed of volunteers. This Board shall be held responsible for the effectiveness of services provided and financial accountability for assistance received.

Grants are not provided to individuals, and there are no travel grants.

This program will not fund sport, culture or recreation initiatives, economic development, or capital expenditures.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for receipt of applications is noon on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.

City staff are available to help applicants; organizations applying for a grant are encouraged to contact staff prior to the application deadline date.

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Contact Information:

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

Apply online:

City Hall
222 3rd Ave North
Saskatoon, SK
Canada S7K 0J5

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Canada: Saskatchewan