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Call for Peer Review Committee Members

CIF is recruiting for our regional Peer Review Committees! We are inviting applications from individuals throughout Saskatchewan to fill openings on our North, South, and Provincial Committees for the 2023-25 term.

Peer Review Committees are responsible for reviewing applications for our Community Grant Program and providing informed funding recommendations to the CIF Board of Directors. Volunteer alongside energetic leaders from across the province who are passionate about their communities and have knowledge and experience with the needs of their region and the organizations who operate there.

To apply send your completed application form asawatzky@cifsask.org by November 30, 2022.

If you have questions about the committee application process or requirements, contact Angie Sawatzky at 306.780.9397 or asawatzky@cifsask.org.

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$3.3 Million in Support of Saskatchewan Programs!

Saskatchewan communities will benefit from 324 grants totaling $3,369,832 from the CIF's February 1st and April 1st deadlines. These grants will contribute to the wellbeing of 118 communities across Saskatchewan!

 

Media Release | Grants List


November 2022 Community Story UCAS

Community Story:
Uganda Canadian Association of Saskatchewn Karibu Program

The Uganda Canadian Association of Saskatchewan (UCAS) has been working for over 30 years “to establish and leave a legacy of the Uganda Canadian heritage, and by active and equitable integration, contribute to the development of Saskatchewan.” Based in Regina, one UCAS initiative is the Karibu Program, an intercultural and intergenerational training program combining performing arts and self-development workshops. The program aims to support “positive self-identity, sense of belonging, healthy relationships, challenging systemic racism and other basis of discrimination and, increasing collaboration and shared understanding.”


Celebrating 25 Years

The Community Initiatives Fund is celebrating twenty-five years of granting and leadership in Saskatchewan. A lot has changed over the past twenty-five years, but what hasn't changed is CIF's commitment to supporting community-based, community-led initiatives that enhance wellbeing for Saskatchewan citizens. 

As of March 31, 2021, CIF has approved a total of $175 million in grants to support the delivery of programming, services, commemorative events, and facility improvements in 510 communities across the province. Looking to the future, CIF will continue to support initiatives that enable participation in inclusive programming that supports the wellbeing of Saskatchewan individuals, families, and communities. 

Join us as we take a look back at CIF's longstanding history and reflect on the years to come. These milestones, relationships, and learnings are explored through the Celebrating 25 Years publication. 

Celebrating 25 Years PublicationCelebrating 25 Years Video

 


Scam Alert!

There is someone that we believe is from the US posing as staff from the Community Initiatives Fund. They contact people through Facebook claiming that the person’s name is listed on CIF’s ‘winners list’ and request bank information to transfer their winnings. If you are contacted by someone in regard to this, we urge you to contact your local authorities.

To be clear, this is NOT the Community Initiatives Fund. We ONLY fund incorporated Saskatchewan nonprofit organizations through a rigorous application and review process. We do not provide funds to individuals. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Executive Director, Tracey Mann at 306.780.9395.



 

 


 

Scam Alert! There is someone that we believe is from California posing as staff from the Community Initiatives Fund. They contact people through Facebook claiming that the person’s name is listed on CIF’s ‘winners list’ and request bank information to transfer their winnings. If you are contacted by someone in regard to this, we urge you to contact your local authorities.To be clear, this is NOT the Community Initiatives Fund. We ONLY fund incorporated Saskatchewan nonprofit organizations through a rigorous application and review process. We do not provide funds to individuals. If you have any questions or concerns, please visit our website at www.cifsask.org or contact our Executive Director, Tracey Mann at 306.780.9395.