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City of Saskatoon - Social Services Grant

United Way of Saskatoon and Area - Community Initiatives Fund


City of Saskatoon - Social Services Grant

To be eligible for the City of Saskatoon Social Services Grant, an organization must be registered as a non-profit organization under The Non-Profit Corporations Act of Saskatchewan or under The Co-operative Act of Saskatchewan or registered as a charitable organization with the Canada Revenue Agency.


Objective
- To support human service groups in activities that are of general benefit to Saskatoon citizens and enhances their quality of life, especially in relation to the family. Focus is on supports and services to vulnerable populations within our community.
- The major overall criteria by which applicants shall be judged is the degree to which the proposed program meets a demonstrated community need that is supported by the City.
- Assistance shall not be provided for programs which are considered to be a duplication of services already provided.


Priority shall be given to those projects and groups which:
- work in a cooperative and collaborative fashion in the delivery of human services
- provide direct services, either pro-active or remedial, that enhance the quality of life for vulnerable citizens of Saskatoon
- work with a community development focus to meet demonstrated areas of current and urgent need
- demonstrate "client group" involvement demonstrate, by the nature of their activities, the maintenance of a stable community


This program will not fund sport, culture or recreation initiatives, economic development or capital expenditures.

For additional information about this funding program please contact the Grant Administration Clerk at (306)975-3383, or grants@saskatoon.ca. You may also visit the City of Saskatoon website at www.saskatoon.ca/community-culture-heritage/get-involved/grants .



United Way of Saskatoon and Area - Community Initiatives Fund

To be eligible for a grant from the United Way of Saskatoon and Area Community Initiatives Fund, an organization must be registered as a charitable organization with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). The CRA charitable registration number must be provided in the Application for Funding (under the section titled Information About your Organization, item #8 – Corporate Status of Your Organization).

The focus of the United Way of Saskatoon and Area Community Initiatives Fund is to invest in programs that meet vital emerging community needs that are not supported through the current United Way funded agencies. Investments are prioritized based on outcomes in three focus areas:

They are currently:

  • Moving People From Poverty To Possibility
  • - Housing stability
  • - Food security
  • - Employment and financial security

Building Strong Communities
  • - Neighbourhood and community engagement
  • - Connected to supports
  • - Personal well-being and safety

Helping Kids Be All That They Can Be
  • - Emotional and physical wellbeing
  • - Connectedness and community involvement
  • - Engagement in learning

For additional information about the United Way of Saskatoon and Area Community Initiatives Fund, call the Relationship Manager, Community Impact at (306)975-77-55 or visit www.unitedwaysaskatoon.ca