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Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant Program

Grants to Estevan, Saskatchewan Nonprofits for
Local Sport, Culture, and Recreation Programs

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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City of Estevan, Leisure Services Division

Deadline Date:

03/29/19 4:00 PM Postmarked

Description:

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Grants to Estevan, Saskatchewan nonprofit community organizations to provide local residents with sports, recreation, and cultural programming. Funding is intended to help local organizations improve, expand, and maintain opportunities for residents of all ages.

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.

Program Criteria:
-Expenditures must be directly related to the delivery of a sport, culture or recreation program.
-Follow-ups verifying project expenditures must be submitted (see Follow-up Process for details).
-Communities are responsible for ensuring that appropriate liability and participant’s insurance is in place for events sponsored/funded by the Community Grant Program.
-Groups receiving grants MUST publicly acknowledge Saskatchewan Lotteries within their activities.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 159030

Term of Contract:

The granting period will be between April 1 to September 30 of the present year and September 30 to March 31 of the following year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The applicant must be a nonprofit volunteer organization whose sole purpose is to provide sport, recreation and/or culture programs and be an organization recognized by the City of Estevan, Leisure Services Advisory Board.

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, insurance
-Advertising Expenses
-Alcoholic Beverages
-Per Diems / Day Money
-Food or food related costs (this includes catering supplies, coffee pots, coffee, etc.)
-Membership fees in other lottery-funded organizations
-Prizes, cash, gifts, awards, honorariums, trophies, plaques and badges
-Out-of-province activities and travel
-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)
-Uniforms or personal items such as sweat bands and hats.

Pre-Application Information:

Application Deadline for Programs held between April 1, current year through September 30, of same year will be the last Friday of March.

Application Deadline for Programs held between October 1, of current year – March 31, of following year will be the last Friday of September.

Return completed applications before 4:00 PM on the application deadline date. Any application that is postmarked after the deadline date is considered LATE.

Contact Information:

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

Return applications to:

Sask Lotteries Community Grant Program
701 Souris Avenue
Estevan, Sask. S4A 2T1

P: (306) 634 - 1880
F: (306) 634 - 2151
leisure.office@estevan.ca

Grant Coverage Areas:

City of Estevan

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Saskatchewan