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

Community Engagement and Development Program (CEDP)


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Funding Source
Prairie Central District for Sport, Culture, and Recreation (PCDSCR)
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Geographic Focus
Canada:Saskatchewan: Prairie Central District;

Important Dates
Deadline: 11/15/23 Save

Grant Description
Grants of up to $1,000 to Saskatchewan nonprofit organizations, schools, and municipal and First Nations recreation authorities to enhance cultural, recreational, and sports opportunities for residents in eligible regions. The purpose of the program is to encourage residents to engage in more physical activity. Projects must benefit the residents of the Prairie Central District.

Program Goals:

  • Active Living: Foster active living through physical recreation
    • Participation throughout life
    • Physical literacy
    • Play
    • Reduce sedentary behaviors
  • Inclusion Access: Increase inclusion and access to recreation for populations that face constraints to participation
    • Equitable participation for all, regardless of socioeconomic status, age, culture, race, Aboriginal status, gender, ability, sexual orientation, or geographic location
  • Connecting People and Nature: Help people connect to nature through recreation
    • Natural spaces and places
    • A comprehensive system of parks
    • Public awareness and education
    • Minimize negative impacts
  • Supportive Environments: Ensure the provision of supportive physical and social environments that encourage participation in recreation and build strong, caring communities
    • Provide essential spaces and places
    • Use existing structures and spaces for multiple purposes
    • Renew infrastructure
    • Active transportation
    • Partnerships in a social environment
    • Recreation education
    • Assessment tools
    • Align community initiatives
  • Recreation Capacity: Ensure the continued growth and sustainability of the recreation field
    • Collaborative system
    • Career development
    • Advanced education
    • Capacity development Community leadership
    • Volunteers
    • Knowledge development


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

- Applications for repeat initiatives or 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.

For a list of ineligible expenses, see the following link:

Pre-Application Information
Application due dates:
- March 15, 2023
- May 15, 2023
- August 15, 2023
- November 15, 2023

Applications will be submitted on the “Application form” and will be received by the PCDSCR on or post marked for the appropriate due date.

If you are unsure about whether or not your program fits the criteria, be sure to contact the PCDSCR Community Consultants and discuss your ideas.

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

Estimated Size of Grant
Grant Amounts: $100 – $1,000

Term of Contract
All initiatives and related revenues and expenditures will conform to the PCDSCR fiscal year April 1st to March 31st.

Contact Information
Send completed applications to:
Prairie Central District for Sport, Culture, and Recreation
Box 818 Wynyard, SK S0A 4T0

Direct questions to:
Aileen Martin

Crystal Longman

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