Resources


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How are Residents of Saskatchewan Really doing? - The Saskatchewan Index of Wellbeing (SIW) provides a high-level view of how Saskatchewan is really doing, exploring strengths and challenges within 8 inter-connected domains. The Report aims to spark new questions, foster serious conversations, and prompt new collaborations.

A Profile of the Nonprofit Sector in Saskatchewan: An OverviewThis report is the first in a series profiling the nonprofit sector and provides an overview of key characteristics of nonprofit organizations in the province of Saskatchewan. Additional reports will examine specific characteristics in greater detail.

Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Social Enterprise Sector Survey 2015 - 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. Similar surveys have been conducted in other provinces across Canada and the results of these surveys are available here

Regina Area Vital Signs 2018 Report - Vital Signs is an annual check-up conducted by community foundations to measure the vitality of communities across Canada. It gathers and publishes data on significant social and economic trends and assigns grades in areas critical to quality of life. These reports promote awareness of community issues and are used by communities for social planning, by citizens and philanthropists to identify community needs and strengths, and by community foundations to inform their grantmaking and leadership activities.

50 Vital Community Conversations 2019 Report - This report underscores the vast complexity to the challenges that exist within and across communities in southern Saskatchewan and the need for collaboration at a grassroots level.

Visualizing Canada's Urban Aboriginal Population - The Urban Aboriginal Knowledge Network has released a Data Visualization Tool that explores important data on Canada's young and growing urban Aboriginal population based on data generated from Statistics Canada's 2011 National Household Survey and 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey. You can access information on population, income, housing, education, labour and language. 

Living in Saskatchewan Communities: A Quality of Life Study - This household survey measured residents’ perceptions of their access and use of community facilities, programs, and services. Over 4000 residents completed the survey. View snapshots of the overall provincial results in a slide-format here.

The Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement (CCVI) - The CCVI was created by Volunteer Canada to support organizations that engage volunteers. The CCVI is a framework for involving volunteers in all levels of an organization including volunteers working in leadership, direct service and virtual roles. 

Heritage Saskatchewan Grant Database - Created as a resource and funding source database and provided by Heritage Saskatchewan, this database indicates granting organization, states name and purpose of grant and includes eligibility criteria. 

Grants and Funding Opportunities Guide - SPRA created this guide which can be used as a starting point for both professionals and volunteers working within our sector looking for grants to support projects, programs or initiatives.

The Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership (RRLIP) Funding Guide - This guide identifies funding sources that can be used to support newcomer programs, services and resource development.