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Grants to Saskatchewan Member Municipalities and Associations for Recreational Programs for Minorities

Community Cultural Diversity Inclusion Grant

Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association (SPRA), supported by Saskatchewan Lotteries

Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #164559

Grant Description

Grants of up to $1,000 to Saskatchewan member Cities, rural municipalities, First Nation communities, provincial recreation associations, tribal councils, Métis Regions and regional/urban park authorities for recreation programs or events that target the diverse populations.

For the purposes of this grant, diverse population will be defined as: New Canadians, First Nations, Métis and cultural minorities.

Member Towns, Villages, sport, culture and recreation districts may also apply.

Examples of funded opportunities:

• Cultural swim for women of a cultural minority
• Introduction of sport or physical activity basic skills in different languages
• Soccer games for all ages and families i.e. kids 7-10, teens 13-17, adults 18+
• Recreation/sports ‘Blast Day’ with cricket, rugby, soccer, basketball, cultural recreation games
• Money could be used to put towards developing posters in different languages, so the identified diverse population feels welcome to join a recreation program (or other communications)
• Recreation events or activities that share cultural exchanges
• Cultural day events or programming
• Swim program that teaches water safety and basic swim strokes

Ineligible Expenditures:

a) Capital expenditures, assistance for the construction, renovation or repair of capital facility projects such as arenas, pools, parks, athletic fields, trails, buildings, grounds, etc.
b) There will be no duplication of funding for opportunities currently funded through the Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund
c) Food related expenditures – food expenses for banquets, dinners, fundraising and celebrations
d) Subsidization of wages for employees
e) Property taxes, insurance
f) Alcoholic beverages
g) Cash prizes
h) Uniforms, or personal items such as hats

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  • City or township governments
  • Community-based Organizations; CBO(s)
  • Local Governments
  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The SPRA Community Cultural Diversity Inclusion Grant is available to eligible Active members of SPRA.

Membership information:

Eligible Active members include Cities, Towns, Villages, Rural Municipalities, First Nation Communities, Provincial Recreation Associations, Sport, Culture and Recreation Districts, Tribal Councils, Métis Regions and Regional/Urban Park Authorities. SPRA Membership must be current prior to application being made.

Pre-Application Information:

Mail four (4) copies of all grant applications and supporting documentation prior to the February 15 deadline.

Please note that the contact name on the application must match the contact name on the SPRA membership.

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $1,000.

Term of Contract:

All funds must be used within 12 months of the application deadline.

Contact Information:

John Firnesz, Program Manager
(306) 780-9214

SPRA Community Cultural Diversity Inclusion Grant
100-1445 Park Street
Regina, Saskatchewan
S4N 4C5

RFP & Supporting Documents:

Full Grant Text RFP

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

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