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Prairie Harm Reduction Offers Safety and Dignity without Stigma

April 7, 2021

Saskatoon Community Foundation is a proud funder of the lifesaving work of Prairie Harm Reduction.

Giving to Their Community is in the Shaw Family DNA

March 30, 2021

Generations of Shaw family members have been involved in the life of Saskatoon. Arnie and Linda Shaw spoke about why they give back to community.

Grief, Legacy and Advance Care Plans

March 30, 2021

More than ever, our donors and our staff team are thinking about loss and legacy, and how we can share our wishes with loved ones to prepare.

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.

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.