Community Engagement and Development Program (CEDP)

Grants to Saskatchewan Nonprofits, Public Agencies, and Schools
in the Central Region for Recreational and Cultural Events

GrantWatch ID#: 163128
Agency Type:


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

11/15/17 Postmarked or Received

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Grants ranging from $100 to $1,000 to Saskatchewan recreational authorities, nonprofit community groups, and schools in the central region to promote the benefits of sport, culture, and recreation. Priorities include programs that include the following:

- 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.

$100 - $1,000

For projects occurring in January, February, and March of 2018.

Municipal Recreation Authorities (Community Recreation Board/Department/ Director) or nonprofit volunteer community groups and schools may apply.

Community Group/organization must reside within the District boundaries. See map in the attachments below.

Not Eligible:

-Individuals applying for personal gain (i.e.: fitness instructor applies to cover their wages to offer classes)
- 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 (Exception: Operation costs that are directly related to the project supported by this grant to a maximum of 15% of total grant allocation. Power/Heat/WaterBills)
- 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.) (Exception: food-related costs -Volunteer Recognition Events to maximum of 20% of total grant allocation)
- Membership fees
- Cash donations, prizes, awards, trophies, honorariums(cash gifts), etc. (Exception: Elder honorariums to a maximum of $150.00/day Awards –Volunteer Recognition Events Volunteers travel specific to the project – at a rate of $.30km )
- Out-of-province activities and travel
- Uniforms or personal items
- Subsidization of wages for existing full-time employees (Exception: Subsidization of project staff – specific to the project).

Applications will be submitted on the current “Community Initiated Grant Application Form” and will be received by the PCDSCR on or post marked for the appropriate deadline date.

Grant Deadlines:

- February 15th 2017 - For Projects in April, May, and June 2017
- May 15th, 2017 - For Projects in July, August, and September 2017
- August 15th - For Projects in October, November, and December 2017
- November 15th - For Projects in January, February, and March 2018

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

Prairie Central District for Sport, Culture and Recreation
Southey Office
Box 370, Southey, SK S0G 4P0


Joaleen Unger
306-726-2087 ext. 1

Jaret Dezotell, District Coordinator
306-726-2087 ext. 2

Prairie Central District

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