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How to Engage Clients in the Philanthropic Conversation

July 28, 2021

Financial and legal professional advisors are invited to attend this dynamic workshop with CAGP's Paul Nazareth on Sept. 15, 2021.

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.