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Community Engagement and Development Program (CEDP)

Grants to Saskatchewan Nonprofits, Agencies, and
Schools for Recreational, Sports, and Cultural Programs

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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Prairie Central District for Sport, Culture, and Recreation (PCDSCR)

Deadline Date:

11/15/18 Postmark or Receipt

Description:

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Grants ranging from $100 to $1,000 to Saskatchewan nonprofits, schools, and municipal or First Nation recreation authorities to enhance cultural, recreational, and sports opportunities for local residents within the funding source’s service area. The purpose of this program is to support the capacity building benefits of relevant programs by offering financial support within the Prairie Central District for Sport, Culture and Recreation (PCDSCR).

Priority Areas (areas that the committee takes into consideration when adjudicating applications):
-Recreation – defined as a socially acceptable leisure time experience that gives immediate and inherent satisfaction to anyone who voluntarily participates. Recreation may include sport, culture or recreation experiences.
-Startup / new projects
-Learn to/skill development training initiatives
-Leadership training and development that addresses community needs
-Projects that promote and build community capacity and long term benefits
-Projects that demonstrate creativity
-Projects that address inclusivity and/or diversity – age, ethnicity, culture, etc.

Examples of project outcomes:
-Participants will adopt a more physically active lifestyle
-Participants gain a stronger self-image
-Participants will develop/gain new skills

The applicant will advertise the project throughout the immediate area encouraging participation from surrounding communities.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 163128

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant Amounts: $100 - $1,000

Communities can apply for more than one grant but will not be approved for more than $1,000 in grants annually.

Term of Contract:

All projects and related revenues and expenditures will conform to the PCDSCR fiscal year April 1st to March 31st.

Please apply to the appropriate deadline for your project dates. More information about deadlines and project dates may be found in the Pre-Application Information section below.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility: Municipal/First Nation Recreation Authorities (Community Recreation Board/Department/ Director) or Nonprofit volunteer community groups and schools. Community Group/organization must reside within the District boundaries.

More information about the District may be found here:
https://prairiecentral.ca/about/

Restrictions:
-Applications for repeat projects will not be accepted.
-Applications for performances will not be accepted.
-Applications for one-time events that do not provide learning opportunities, skill-development or
promote continued community capacity building will not be accepted.

Ineligible Expenses:
-Fundraisers, Performances, repeat projects, AV equipment, laptops, TV and stereos, etc
-Capital - construction, renovation, retro-fit and repairs to buildings/facilities
-Regular maintenance and operation costs of facilities
-Retroactive projects – projects cannot start prior to application deadline
-Property taxes or insurance
-Alcoholic beverages
-Food or food related costs (this includes catering supplies, coffee, coffee pots, etc.)
-Membership fees
-Cash donations, prizes, awards, trophies, honorariums(cash gifts), etc.
-Out-of-province activities and travel
-Uniforms or personal items
-Subsidization of wages for existing full-time employees

Some exceptions to ineligible expenses apply. Please see the grant criteria for more information.

Pre-Application Information:

The budget portion of the grant must show a deficit in order to be eligible to receive funding.

Applications will be submitted on the “Community Engagement and Development Program” form and will be received by the PCDSCR on or postmarked for the appropriate deadline date.

Grant Deadlines:
-February 15th 2018 for projects in April, May, and June 2018
-May 15th 2018 for projects in July, August and September 2018
-August 15th 2018 for projects in October, November and December 2018
-November 15th 2018 for projects in January, February and March 2019

Contact Information:

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

Joaleen Unger
306.726.2087, Ext. 1
joaleen.pcdscr@sasktel.net

Jaret Dezotell
306.726.2087, Ext. 2
jaret.pcdscr@sasktel.net

Aileen Martin
306.726.2087, Ext. 3
aileen.pcdscr@sasktel.net

Southey Office
Box 370
Southey, SK S0G 4P0

Grant Coverage Areas:

Prairie Central District for Sport, Culture and Recreation (PCDSCR)

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Saskatchewan