News Releases

Transformative Giving Improving Lives: Six Dubé Endowed Funds Announced

May 17, 2021

Leslie and Irene Dubé have created a $6M endowment with Saskatoon Community Foundation, designated for six charitable organizations close to their hearts.

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Saskatoon Community Foundation Deploys Federal Government’s Canada Healthy Communities Initiative in Saskatchewan

February 11, 2021

Province-wide funding through the federal CHCI designated for public space enhancements.

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Saskatoon Community Foundation grants $860,000 in Emergency Community Support Fund Rounds 1 and 2

December 15, 2020

11 Saskatoon charities are receiving ECSF Round 2 grants through the Government of Canada program, including Saskatoon Crisis Intervention Service.

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Saskatoon Community Foundation’s Carm Michalenko Charts a Course for Future Philanthropy

December 8, 2020

With the appointment of Carm Michalenko for a second term as CEO, and a donor funded awareness campaign, the foundation is working hard for donors who want to shape our community.

Saskatoon Community Foundation Calls on Government and Community to Address Safety During COVID-19 Second Wave

November 17, 2020

The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic afflicting Saskatoon is causing safety concerns for both the city's most vulnerable and for the entire population, says Carm Michalenko, CEO.

Saskatoon Community Foundation Commitment to Reconciliation Continues Long Term

August 6, 2020

This year’s Community Fund for Reconciliation projects and applications demonstrated strong community partnerships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous organizations with innovative ways of building bridges in local communities, despite the realities of a global pandemic.

Investment Readiness Program awards $403,350 in Saskatchewan first round

July 30, 2020

See the 11 Saskatchewan organizations selected for the first round of federal Investment Readiness Program funding, designed to promote investment readiness within social enterprise.

Saskatoon Community Foundation awards $629,660 in grants through Emergency Community Support Fund

July 21, 2020

Grants for 18 local charities announced through federal Emergency Community Support Fund administered by Sasakatoon Community Foundation. The funding targets charities serving vulnerable Canadians.

Saskatoon Community Foundation Participates in New Emergency Community Support Fund

May 19, 2020

Announced April 21, the federal Emergency Community Support Fund will be administered by the Saskatoon Community Foundation locally, with grants issued on an ongoing basis through July 2020.

Nutrien Saskatoon Community Foundation Cultural Gala Rescheduled to 2021

May 5, 2020

Due to COVID-19 and the current uncertainty about when large gatherings will resume, the Saskatoon Community Foundation Board of Directors and Planning Committee for the Nutrien Saskatoon Community Foundation Cultural Gala have rescheduled the Walk with the Wind gala to September 18, 2021.

Foundations in Saskatoon, Regina Team up with Saskatchewan Roughriders Foundation for COVID-19 Crisis Response

April 27, 2020

Cindy Fuchs of the Saskatchewan Roughriders Foundation has seen firsthand the impact the South Saskatchewan Community Foundation and Saskatoon Community Foundation have had in our province. Now the three foundations are giving a hand to the most vulnerable people in Rider Nation.

Deeply Rooted: Saskatoon Community Foundation Celebrates $40 Million in Community Grants Since 1970

April 21, 2020

Saskatoon Community Foundation marks its 50th anniversary in 2020. The current COVID-19 pandemic highlights the importance of a community foundation’s critical role in relief and recovery efforts.
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