Tracey Mann
Executive Director

Welcome to the Community Initiatives Fund!

Many locally-led community projects and programs are being supported through the Saskatchewan Community Initiatives Fund. Our programs contribute to improved quality of life through grants supporting childhood development, positive life choices, active living, volunteerism, community celebrations and facility upgrades!

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Feature Story: North Central Vibe Program

The North Central Vibe Program engages and empowers residents to become active and involved in their community through weekly arts, culture, and fitness programming. The program offers five hours a week of structured youth and family programming in North Central, totaling 250 programing hours a year. "Participants have the opportunity to channel their creativity through arts, culture, and fitness that they may not have access to at home. We provide a safe environment for people of the community to come and have a chance to interact with other community members in a positive way,” shares Louise.

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$4.6 Million Awarded to 390 Projects (June 2017)

The Community Initiatives Fund (CIF) is delighted to announce that Saskatchewan communities will benefit from 390 grants totaling $4,643,559 from CIF’s February 1st and April 1st deadlines. CIF supports initiatives that enhance the quality of life and wellbeing of people living throughout Saskatchewan. Check out our media release for more information as well as the complete list of grant recipients and their projects!


CIF's Community Perspectives Survey Summary 

Early in 2016, CIF undertook a Community Perspectives Survey asking for your feedback and input into CIF’s grant program priorities and administration. We received 543 responses! The information presented in this summary consists of responses from the respondents who took part in this survey. Our Board wishes to thank everyone who took the time to complete the survey. Your comments provided a wealth of information that will inform our planning over the coming year as we strive to remain responsive to community priorities. Check out the summary here. 



Saskatchewan Social Enterprise Sector Survey 2015

The results of the Saskatchewan Social Enterprise Sector Survey 2015 have been released! This is the first profile of social enterprises in Saskatchewan. Social enterprises work in communities to achieve training, income, social, cultural, and environmental mission. They contribute to local economies and growth while striving to address social inequalities. Thank you to everyone who participated in this survey.

Check out the full report hereSimilar surveys have been conducted in other provinces across Canada and the results of these surveys are available here