Grants & Funding Opportunities​

Grants & Funding Opportunities​

Child Care Subsidy

Information:

A child care subsidy is a monthly subsidy that helps Saskatchewan families meet the costs of licenced child care. Subsidies are provided directly to child care facilities to reduce the fees charged to eligible parents. Subsidies vary on a sliding scale with income – the lower the income, the higher the subsidy.

Additional Information

http://www.qp.gov.sk.ca/Publications_Centre/SocialServices/Child-Care-Subsidies-factsheet.pdf

Application Form

http://publications.gov.sk.ca/documents/17/143-Child-Care-Subsidy-Application-7781.pdf

 

Child Care Subsidy

Information: A child care subsidy is a monthly subsidy that helps Saskatchewan families meet the costs of licenced child care. Subsidies are provided directly to child care facilities to reduce the fees charged to eligible parents. Subsidies vary on a sliding scale with income –

Cognitive Disability Strategy (CDS)

Information:

The Cognitive Disabilities Strategy is meant to:

  • Improve the availability of assessment and diagnosis services;
  •  Provide services to address the unmet needs of people with cognitive disabilities;
  •  Provide training opportunities to enhance the knowledge and skills of people who provide services to individuals with cognitive disabilities;
  •  Enhance Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder prevention and intervention initiatives throughout the province;

Programs:

  • Cognitive Disability Consultant
  • Flexible Benefit Funding

Referral Process

Complete application package found at

http://www.qp.gov.sk.ca/Publications_Centre/SocialServices/Cognitive-Disability-Strategy-Application.pdf

Cognitive Disability Strategy (CDS)

Information: The Cognitive Disabilities Strategy is meant to: Improve the availability of assessment and diagnosis services;  Provide services to address the unmet needs of people with cognitive disabilities;  Provide training opportunities to enhance the knowledge and skills of people who provide services to individuals with

Community Initiatives Fund

Information:

The Community Initiatives Fund is a Special Purpose Fund created by the Government of Saskatchewan through The Saskatchewan Gaming Corporation Act. The CIF receives a portion of the net revenues from casinos Regina and Moose Jaw via the Saskatchewan Gaming Corporation and distributes those proceeds to support community-based projects throughout Saskatchewan.

Community Initiatives Fund

Information: The Community Initiatives Fund is a Special Purpose Fund created by the Government of Saskatchewan through The Saskatchewan Gaming Corporation Act. The CIF receives a portion of the net revenues from casinos Regina and Moose Jaw via the Saskatchewan Gaming Corporation and distributes those

Community Living Service Delivery (CLSD)

Information:

Community Living Service Delivery (CLSD) is a branch of the Income Assistance and Disability Services Division for the Ministry of Social Services. The mission of CLSD is to support the development of inclusive communities for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Employees of CLSD are committed to working with their clients to define their goals, dreams and aspirations, and to help enhance their development and quality of life

Programs:

Residential Services: Community Living Service Delivery provide a range of residential services and day programs based on an individual’s support need, including:
• Group homes – homes that are staffed to provide personal care, supervision and support for adults with intellectual disabilities. They are located in residential neighbourhoods throughout the province.
• Group living homes – individuals who share a group living home are responsible for paying their basic shelter costs. CLSD provides funds for the support staff that may be required.
• Supportive living programs – provide adults living in their own apartments with the limited support and supervision they may require to live as independently as possible.

Community Case Management– Each CLSD client is assigned a Community Service Worker that can provide a broad range of support including:
• Individual client support, counselling and crisis intervention.
• Assessment of client and family needs
• Family support services such as counselling, respite planning, referrals and providing other information as needed.
• Development and support of approved private-service homes
• Coordination of planning and services with individuals, families, community-based organizations
and other stakeholders.

Community Living Service Delivery (CLSD)

Information: Community Living Service Delivery (CLSD) is a branch of the Income Assistance and Disability Services Division for the Ministry of Social Services. The mission of CLSD is to support the development of inclusive communities for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Employees of CLSD are committed

Creative Kids

Information

Creative Kids connects children and youth to unique, life-changing artistic and cultural experiences in their community. We provide financial support to Saskatchewan families so all kids have an opportunity to participate in creative activities like drama, art, dance, heritage, and music.

 We believe:

  • cultural and creative activities are fundamental to the positive growth and development of children and youth.
  • cultural and creative activities are critical to a healthy, vibrant community.
  • all children and youth should have the opportunity to participate in cultural and creative activities regardless of economic or social barriers.

Programs:

  • Music
  • Culture
  • Creative Industries: book binding, book publishing, game creation, sewing, fashion design, music recording, film-making
  • Dance: salsa, ballroom, hip hop, tap, jazz, ballet, fusion, pow wow dancing, traditional folk dancing, jigging , and belly dancing.
  • Art: drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, stained glass, print-making, theatre, musical theatre, story-telling, opera, playwriting, video creation, jewellery making, pottery, weaving, quilting, beading, metalsmithing.
  • Heritage Activities: archaeology, genealogy, architecture, palaeontology, beading, traditional first nations arts, pow wow dancing, folk dancing, heritage and family language lessons, regalia making, ethnic clothes-making.

Referral Process

Any family with challenges paying for creative activities and classes is eligible to apply. Due to demand, we have mostly been able to help families with gross incomes less than $40,000, although we do consider other family circumstances. Our guidelines are:

• Creative Kids is open to Saskatchewan residents
• Citizens of Lloydminster (as a border community) are eligible
• Applicants can be 4 to 19 years old
• Newcomers to Saskatchewan may apply if they are Permanent Residents of Canada

Creative Kids may provide up to $750 per child per year.

Creative Kids

Information Creative Kids connects children and youth to unique, life-changing artistic and cultural experiences in their community. We provide financial support to Saskatchewan families so all kids have an opportunity to participate in creative activities like drama, art, dance, heritage, and music.  We believe: cultural

Jumpstart

Information:

The vision of Jumpstart is simple: Canada, where all kids have a chance to fulfil their dreams.

Jumpstart is a national charity with a commitment to local communities. Organized sports connect kids to their communities. Canadian Tire Corporation recognized this and makes sure that money raised stays where it is donated. Canadian Tire Corporation is Jumpstart’s biggest supporter as it funds all the general administrative expenses of Jumpstart, which means 100% of customer donations go directly to help kids in need.

Money raised within each Chapter stays within the community and goes directly to help kids participate in sport, dance or other organized physical activities. Jumpstart funding helps families that need a financial hand with registration, equipment and/or transportation costs.

Jumpstart also helps community groups provide high-quality programs for local youth. From developing swimming programs to distributing activity kits filled with equipment, not only are the kids given the chance to participate, but local sport and school programs also benefit from Jumpstart’s help.

Sign them up. Suit them up. And get them in the game.

 

Jumpstart

Information: The vision of Jumpstart is simple: Canada, where all kids have a chance to fulfil their dreams. Jumpstart is a national charity with a commitment to local communities. Organized sports connect kids to their communities. Canadian Tire Corporation recognized this and makes sure that

KidSport

Information:

KidSport is a national not-for-profit organization that provides financial assistance for registration fees and equipment to kids aged 18 and under. Through a confidential application process we provide grants so they can play a season of sport. Nationally, KidSport is comprised of a network of 11 provincial/territorial KidSport chapters and 178 community KidSport chapters. Since its creation in 1993, over 530,000 kids across the country have been given the chance to play sport through KidSport grants and sport introduction programming.

 

If you do not have a KidSport chapter in your community please apply to KidSport Saskatchewan.

Referral Process

Find application forms below:

Shaunavon: http://www.kidsportcanada.ca/saskatchewan/shaunavon/apply-for-assistance/

Swift Current: http://www.sckidsport.ca/how_to_apply.html

All other Southwest communities: http://www.kidsportcanada.ca/saskatchewan/apply-for-assistance/

KidSport

Information: KidSport is a national not-for-profit organization that provides financial assistance for registration fees and equipment to kids aged 18 and under. Through a confidential application process we provide grants so they can play a season of sport. Nationally, KidSport is comprised of a network

Saskatchewan Aids to Independent Living (SAIL)

Information:

Seniors with physical disabilities or certain chronic health conditions may be eligible to receive supplies and equipment from the SAIL program. Examples include wheelchairs, walkers, home oxygen, prosthetics, and assistance with the cost of ostomy supplies.

Program Objectives

  • Provide people with physical disabilities and certain chronic health conditions a basic level of coverage for disability related equipment, devices, products, and supplies in a cost effective and timely manner.
  • Improve affordability of disability supports.
  • Ensure easy access to benefits by maintaining effective co-ordination with health professionals and provider agencies in the community and institutions.
  • Help facilitate discharge from hospital so people can return to their homes.
  • Ensure appropriate and reasonable use of SAIL benefits.

Referral Process

To be eligible for SAIL, you must:

  • Be a resident of Saskatchewan
  • Be referred for service by an authorized health care professional
  • Not receive benefits from other government agencies such as Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI), Worker’s Compensation Board, Health Canada (Non-Insured Health Benefits Program), or Department of Veterans Affairs

Saskatchewan Aids to Independent Living (SAIL)

Information: Seniors with physical disabilities or certain chronic health conditions may be eligible to receive supplies and equipment from the SAIL program. Examples include wheelchairs, walkers, home oxygen, prosthetics, and assistance with the cost of ostomy supplies. Program Objectives Provide people with physical disabilities and

Saskatchewan Rental Housing Supplement

Information:

The Saskatchewan Rental Housing Supplement (SRHS) is a monthly payment that helps families with low-to-moderate income, and individuals with disabilities, access quality and affordable rental housing. The supplement is made up of two benefits:

  1. The Family Rental Housing Supplement – provides benefits for families with low-to-moderate income who have children under the age of 18 to help pay their household rental costs.
  2. The Disability Rental Housing Supplement – provides benefits for low-to-moderate income single individuals, families, and couples without children who have supports in their household to accommodate a physical or cognitive disability-related need

Additional Information:

http://www.qp.gov.sk.ca/Publications_Centre/SocialServices/Saskatchewan-Employment-and-Rental-Housing-Supplement.pdf

 

Referral Process

 http://publications.gov.sk.ca/documents/17/30018-Saskatchewan-Disability-Rental-Housing-Supplement-Application-1902.pdf

Saskatchewan Rental Housing Supplement

Information: The Saskatchewan Rental Housing Supplement (SRHS) is a monthly payment that helps families with low-to-moderate income, and individuals with disabilities, access quality and affordable rental housing. The supplement is made up of two benefits: The Family Rental Housing Supplement – provides benefits for families

United Way Swift Current

Information:

Our vision is to improve the social and economic conditions of all Swift Current Citizens. Our mission is to improve lives and build community by engaging individuals and mobilizing collective action.

​​​Programs:

  • Day of Caring Week: 5 days of volunteers from local businesses and organizations coming together to make a difference at local community based organizations and public schools by completing much needed projects.
  • Foundation of Hope GALA: Raising funds and awareness for our successful grant applicants. Funds raised will go to support their community programs. 2015 FOH Gala will be raising funds for 12 different community programs this November.
  • Awareness Events: Throughout the year. Topics vary- this year topic is Sexual Abuse & Exploitation.

Referral Process

We have a grant application process for CBO's who are applying with the united Way for funding. Applications open in March. Applicants must submit all their grant applications by May 31st. Our External Grant Committee reviews the applications. December 15th our successful applicants are announced and presented with their cheques.

For grant information or information on Swift Current United Way please go to www.swiftcurrentunitedway.ca or call (306)773-4828.

UW Annual Funding Application

United Way Grant Application Requirements

UW 2016 Schedule B-AgencyAgreement

United Way Swift Current

Information: Our vision is to improve the social and economic conditions of all Swift Current Citizens. Our mission is to improve lives and build community by engaging individuals and mobilizing collective action. ​​​Programs: Day of Caring Week: 5 days of volunteers from local businesses and

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