Articles

Philanthropist Invests in Marketing Campaign and New Brand for Saskatoon Community Foundation

December 17, 2020

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Bill Peterson and Paul Lavoie Get the Best Mileage for Giving Back

December 15, 2020

Bill and Paul are building charitable funds for specific areas they want to support, trusting the foundation to steward their funds and take care of the details.

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Questions about Year-End giving?

November 27, 2020

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The Many Charities Sustained by the Gladys Hall Fund: She Would Have Been Delighted

November 16, 2020

You can be like Gladys. Gladys Hall carefully saved and invested throughout her career to create an endowed fund that now sustains multiple charities. It is achievable to create a remarkable $1M legacy, starting with a small gift.

Tori Slade Tribute Creates Musical Space for Children and Youth of All Abilities

November 13, 2020

Brenda Baker and Art Slade wanted to do something in their daughter’s memory to spread joy and kindness. In establishing the Tori Slade Fund they found a fitting tribute reflecting who Tori was and her rapturous experience of music.

Ten Reasons People Choose Community Foundations

November 1, 2020

A member of the Community Foundations of Canada, Saskatoon Community Foundation has deep roots in our local community. Looking for solutions, impact, flexibility, transparency, and community focus? Ask us how to get started.

Be a Bob: The Robert A. (Bob) Steane Legacy

September 1, 2020

After a lifetime of giving, Bob Steane gave one last transformational gift through his estate to improve the lives of his neighbours and community. His over $10M gift promotes the arts, addresses homelessness, and enhances health care.

Working with a Community Foundation

September 1, 2020

Community Foundations of Canada are uniquely positioned to bring together people who care about making a lasting difference in our community with charitable organizations addressing pressing priorities.

Saskatoon Inter-Agency Response to COVID-19

August 5, 2020

The Saskatoon Inter-Agency Response to COVID-19 group is working to serve vulnerable residents. It has provided a coordinated approach for service, information, and resources.

The Just in Case Binder: Legacy of Harold Empey

July 30, 2020

The "Just in Case Binder" helps you take care of important details during your lifetime, and helps you prepare your loved ones for details they will handle after you are gone.

Music Scholarship Application Deadline Extended

June 1, 2020

The Dr. Whitmer Firor Music Scholarship marked its 25th Anniversary in 2020. Over the years, the fund has granted in excess of $50,000 to talented music students beginning their careers.

Leadership from the Street Up

June 1, 2020

Shane Partridge is the voice we need in Saskatoon, working with street gangs and advocating for rehabilitation. Shane is a recipient of the Saskatoon Community Foundation Leadership Bursary.