Individual Donors Articles
Meet the Panelists: June 29th Many Voices Together
June 23, 2021
Plan to join us for the 2021 Many Voices Together Community Celebration bringing together community organizations, philanthropists, and volunteers.
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.
The Robert Steane Funds for the Arts
May 21, 2021
Bob Steane's final legacy gift for community arts organizations enabled them to flourish.
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.