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Financial Wellness and a Well-planned Year

January 19, 2023

Professional advisors can proactively reach out to talk with clients about financial wellness and charitable giving.

Harry Koehn’s Gift of a Lifetime: the Legacy of an Exemplary Canadian

January 11, 2023

Harry Koehn established The Harry Koehn Student Award with a legacy gift through his will. His endowment at Saskatoon Community Foundation exists in perpetuity, granting funding for two Saskatchewan Polytechnic students every year, forever.

How can a community foundation help you serve your client?

December 1, 2022

Before you hang your out of office sign for the holidays, here suggestions when talking with your clients about year-end tax planning.

Gene Pidwerbesky’s Harvest Gift for Children’s Health

November 29, 2022

Grain farmer Gene Pidwerbesky's generosity is inspiring for all donors and their families, to identify the very special causes they are passionate about.

MNP Partners Give Together for the Good of the Province

November 15, 2022

Congratulations to all of the MNP Partners for the 2022 National Philanthropy Day Honoured Supporter Award and thank you for your collective giving that inspires us to do more!

Healing and Housing our Community Members

November 10, 2022

Saskatoon's 2022 count reveals record numbers of people experiencing homelessness. How can we support these vulnerable and valuable community members?

Create Your Saskatoon Legacy: Maximize Impact, Minimize Taxes

August 10, 2022

Philanthropists and their professional financial advisors are invited to attend this strategic estate planning workshop with CEO Mark Halpern of WEALTHinsurance.com.

Youth Granting for Youth

May 16, 2022

13 organizations received over $65K in Y.E.S. grants from Saskatoon Community Foundation in 2021, including the Family Service Saskatoon youth outreach program.

Building Results with Social Enterprise

May 9, 2022

Quint Saskatoon's trades program, Build Up Saskatoon, is scaling up thanks to grant funding and a three-year provincial commitment.

Festival Reaches Children Across the Province

May 2, 2022

Thanks to the foundation's generous fundholders, record numbers of children participated in the 2021 Nutrien Children's Festival of Saskatchewan using iPads and other screens.

Cherry Tree House Productions Creates New Donor Advised Spendable Fund Benefiting Aspiring Musicians

December 23, 2021

The foundation's first Donor Advised Spendable Fund donors, Lowell McLaren and Denise Zentner of Cherry Tree House Productions, are "paying it forward" to encourage aspiring future musicians.

Questions about Year-End giving?

December 13, 2021

Strategic giving at year-end makes a big impact in your community. Here are the deadlines for transferring securities and donating by cheque or online.