Yorkton Department of Community Development, Parks and Recreation and Saskatchewan Lotteries
10/01/19 4:00 PM receipt; applications must be received 30 days prior to the event.
Grants of up to $5,000 to Yorkton, Saskatchewan nonprofit community organizations for sports, recreation, and cultural events and projects. Funding is intended to support local, volunteer-run organizations and to assist in the implementation of community-based recreational programs.
The program is guided by the following:
-To provide access to sport, culture, and recreation for all Saskatchewan people regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, and economic status, physical or mental ability.
-To provide funds to community nonprofit volunteer organizations in support of sport, culture, and recreation programs.
-To allow communities to establish local priorities.
-To ensure that all participating groups, from administration to beneficiary are responsible for ensuring complete and accurate accounting.
a) The review committee may not approve funding to organizations which practice deficit budgeting. Priority may be given to organizations that do not have an appreciable surplus of funds.
b) Favorable consideration is given to organizations that include a financial contribution towards the project from their own operating budget.
c) Favorable consideration is given to requests for new or innovative programs that do not duplicate existing services. Programs that develop, expand, and improve opportunities in recreation, culture, and sport will be given favorable consideration as well.
d) Favorable consideration is given to projects that are grassroots programs. Elite, all-star, or competitive programs are eligible; however, they are given a lower priority.
GrantWatch ID#: 174521
Maximum grant amount is $5,000.
The grant year is April 1 to March 31.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
If you would like clarification on the Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant program in Yorkton please contact the following:
Community Development Manager
City of Yorkton Community Development, Parks & Recreation
Office located at:
455 Broadway Street West
P: (306) 786-1750
F: (306) 786-6880
City of Yorkton