Foundation / Corporation
Community Initiatives Fund (CIF)
10/01/21 4:00 PM CST - For Community Grants
Grants of up to $5,000, grants of up to $25,000, and grants of up to $50,000 to Saskatchewan nonprofit organizations, municipalities, schools, school boards, and health regions for projects to benefit local communities. Applicants are advised that registration approval may take several days. Funding is intended for one of three funding themes: healthy growth and development of children and youth, community and individual wellbeing, and nonprofit and community leadership. Grants are also available for summer programming.
Funding is available for community grants and summer grants.
The Community Grant Program provides funding support to programs that fall within one of three funding themes:
Summer Grant Program: Summer programs are intended to increase the healthy growth and development of children and youth and result in:
GrantWatch ID#: 174511
- Community Grants: Maximum of $25,000/local project, Maximum of $50,000/provincial project
- Summer Grants: Maximum of $5,000
Community Grants: Programs must be no more than 12 months in length. Programs may be offered continuously throughout the year, may be for a defined time period (e.g. an 8 week program), or may be short-term such as a one-day session.
Programs must begin no sooner than 2 months after the application deadline (after notification of grant approval by the CIF Board) and will not be funded retroactively. The CIF is not responsible for any costs incurred by applicants for programs that begin prior to notification of the CIF Board’s decision.
Programs must be held between the months of June 1 and August 31.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online Application Portal:
If you have questions, need additional assistance, or have suggestions for improving this guide, please contact:
1870 Lorne Street
Regina, SK S4P 2L7
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