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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Updated Guidelines and New Grant Platform!

CIF’s Community Grant Program guidelines and application have been updated and take effect at the April 1, 2018 deadline. Before completing your grant application, you are strongly encouraged to read the updated guidelines. CIF is also in the process of moving to a new Grant Platform! You cannot apply to CIF’s April 1, 2018 deadline until our new grant platform is up and running (target the end of February 2018). Watch for an announcement from CIF indicating when you can create your new online account.


Feature Story: The Bridging Program

The Bridging Program assists women who are incarcerated at Pine Grove Correctional Centre by helping them navigate their way through their sentence and overcome barriers to successful reintegration in their home community. The program consists of building and developing an institutional diary, addresses risk factors that prevent incarceration, encourages personal development, identifies a personal and professional support network, and creates a reintegration plan that targets all the identified needs of the individual.

Find the full story here.


$2.4 Million Awarded to 145 Projects (Dec 2017)

The Community Initiatives Fund (CIF) is pleased to announce that Saskatchewan communities will benefit from $2,423,512 in support of 145 grants for projects that contribute to the wellbeing of children and youth, families, and communities through its Community Grant Program’s October 1st deadline. Check out our media release for more information as well as the complete list of grant recipients and their projects!