Community Articles

The Extraordinary Story of a Group of Extraordinary Girls

November 7, 2023

30 Birds Foundation reached out to Saskatoon Community Foundation to establish a fund to support evacuation and resettlement of Afghan girls.

Celeste Leray-Leicht Has Hope for Kids

November 6, 2023

Northern Lights Movement for Kids has become a purpose and inspiration for Celeste and her community, connecting kids in Indigenous and Non-Indigenous communities.

The Seven Sisters Garden: Learning from the Land

July 10, 2023

Funded through the Community Fund for Reconciliation, the garden was a place for community learning and reflection.

Working with the Crocus Co-op Crew

July 10, 2023

Saskatoon Community Foundation's Quality of Life grants are creating opportunities for this hard working crew.

YES Grants for Kids in Meadowgreen

July 10, 2023

YES grants give kids a free, safe, inclusive space to gather with the Meadowgreen Youth Program.

Remembering Ian Sutherland’s Life and Leadership

March 31, 2023

Ian’s wisdom, guidance, and long service made Saskatoon Community Foundation stronger, and our board, volunteers, and staff, past and present, feel blessed to have known and worked with him.

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?

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.

Alphonsine Lafond: A Transformative Woman

June 4, 2021

Chief Alphonsine Lafond's family is marking the 60th anniversary of this remarkable leader's election by establishing a named fund investing in young Indigenous women.

Remembering Peter Zakreski

May 28, 2021

Peter Zakreski is remembered fondly for his legacy of community development in many Saskatoon roles and overseas.