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Cameco Fund for Mental Health Opens Applications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (September 10, 2019) Saskatoon Community Foundation partners with Cameco to present the Cameco Fund for Mental Health. This new granting program will provide $400,000 for mental health projects and programming throughout Saskatchewan. Two thousand runners and walkers stepped up May 11, 2019, as part of the inaugural Step Up for Mental Health […]

Record Number of Funding Requests

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (February 28, 2019) Record Number of Funding Requests Saskatoon Community Foundation received a record number of funding requests in 2019, the highest in its 49 year history. Eighty requests were received in 2019, compared to 69 in 2018 and 53 in 2017. This year, the Foundation will need to turn […]

2018 RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS DAY

          MEDIA RELEASE   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (November 1, 2018)   SASKATOON, YOU’VE BEEN TOUCHED BY A RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS   SASKATOON – If you’re like the majority of us in this community, you’re busy. A typical day has you working eight to 10 hours with both work and family […]

Saskatoon Community Foundation Announces 2018 Quality of Life Grants

June 12, 2018   For immediate release   Saskatoon Community Foundation Announces 2018 Quality of Life Grants   On June 12, 2018, 4:30 pm at Persephone Theatre, the Saskatoon Community Foundation will host “Many Voices Together,” a celebration of its 2018 grants from the Quality of Life Grants Program and the Community Fund for Reconciliation. […]

Saskatoon Community Foundation Announces First Grants from the Community Fund for Reconciliation

May 29, 2018 For immediate release Saskatoon Community Foundation Announces First Grants from the Community Fund for Reconciliation   The Community Fund for Reconciliation In 2017, the Saskatoon Community Foundation created the Community Fund for Reconciliation, supported in part with proceeds from the 2017 Nutrien Saskatoon Community Foundation Cultural Gala. The Saskatoon Community Foundation today […]

Saskatoon Community Foundations Announces Grants from the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th

June 9, 2017   On Thursday June 8, 2017, the Saskatoon Community Foundation, in partnership with PotashCorp, Community Foundations of Canada and the Government of Canada announced Saskatoon’s grant recipients from the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th.   The Community Fund for Canada’s 150th activates an impressive array of initiatives and activities that will bring […]

Community Fund for Canada’s 150th Provides $300,000 to Local Projects

The Community Fund for Canada’s 150th The Saskatoon Community Foundation is proud to present a historic granting opportunity! In partnership with Community Foundations of Canada, the Government of Canada and PotashCorp, the Saskatoon Community Foundation has $300,000 to fund local projects and initiatives. While all projects will be considered, SCF’s grants will have a special […]

2016 Salute! Celebrates Quality of Life Grants

May 10, 2016 For immediate release On May 10, 2016, the Saskatoon Community Foundation hosts its 5th annual Salute!, celebrating the generous spirit and commitment of those individuals and organizations who make Saskatoon the best community in which to live. Salute! features several speakers, including sponsor Jay Stark of Sutton Financial Group, 2015 Cornerstone of […]

Saskatoon Receives $35,000 from Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees

For Immediate Release Saskatoon Receives $35,000 from Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees Saskatoon, May 10, 2016 – Saskatoon Community Foundation is pleased to announce a $35,000 contribution to the Saskatoon Open Door Society from Community Foundation of Canada’s Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees in support of local settlement efforts. The Welcome Fund was seeded by […]