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.
Active Living: Foster active living through physical recreation
Participation throughout life
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
Partnerships in a social environment
Align community initiatives
Recreation Capacity: Ensure the continued growth and sustainability of the recreation field
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.