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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Deadline Approaching: April 1 at 4:00 p.m.

Annual Grants support programs and projects that enhance the healthy growth and development of children and youth, individual and community wellbeing, and/or nonprofit and community leadership. Annual grants support programs that are no more than 12 months in length and are not summer programs. 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 projects such as a one-day training session. 

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Feature Story:
Free Community Dance Workshop

Fre Flow Dance Theatre Company offers free dance workshops to a number of participating community groups, working with a variety of ages, groups, backgrounds and ability levels. Previous groups have included youth, visible minorities, at risk populations, newcomers, individuals with varying mental or physical abilities, family groups, and senior citizens in Saskatoon. “Our goal is to increase individual’s quality of life through the enjoyment and appreciation of dance as an art form,” shared Jackie Latendresse, Artistic Director.

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$2.4 Million Awarded to 151 Projects

The Community Initiatives Fund is delighted that communities across Saskatchewan will benefit from $2,498,293 supporting 151 grants for projects that contribute to the wellbeing of children and youth, families, and communities from CIF’s October 1st deadline. Check out our media release for more information as well as the complete list of grant recipients and their projects.