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

  Saskatoon, November 6, 2020—As Saskatoon faces a second wave of COVID-19, the demand for shelter beds is a growing cause for concern among front line workers and agencies serving vulnerable people in our city, and for Saskatoon Community Foundation. Housing insecurity also presents a safety risk for the entire community when conditions allow the […]

Saskatoon Community Foundation Commitment to Reconciliation Continues Long Term

  Indigenous-led partnerships receive over $109K thanks to Saskatoon Community Foundation Donors   Saskatoon, August 6, 2020 – The Saskatoon Community Foundation shared details today about its continuing funding for Indigenous-led partnerships advancing reconciliation, with seven collaborative projects sharing $109,071 in grants. This year’s Community Fund for Reconciliation projects and applications demonstrated strong community partnerships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous […]

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

Saskatoon, July 30—Federal funding for 11 Saskatchewan social purpose organizations has been awarded through the Saskatchewan Consortium, enabling social enterprises to become investment ready. The Saskatchewan Consortium is a group of community foundations, charities, cooperatives, businesses, and economic development organizations promoting investment readiness within social enterprise. The Consortium awarded $403,350 to 11 organizations selected from […]

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

Saskatoon, July 21—Saskatoon Community Foundation has announced $629,660 in grants for 18 local charities including Station 20 West, Saskatoon Crisis Intervention Service, and Saskatoon Friendship Inn to address issues of food security, access to services and support, and mental health needs for residents whose vulnerability has been amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic. The grants announced […]

Saskatoon Community Foundation Participates in New Emergency Community Support Fund

$629,660 in funding available in Saskatoon for charities supporting COVID-19 response Saskatoon: May 19, 2020 — Saskatoon Community Foundation today announced it will provide $629,660 to support local charities responding to COVID-19 as part of a new partnership with Community Foundations of Canada, United Way Centraide Canada and the Canadian Red Cross, funded through the […]

Nutrien Saskatoon Community Foundation Cultural Gala Rescheduled to 2021

Due to COVID-19 and the current uncertainty about when large gatherings will once again be permitted, safe and appropriate for our stakeholders, the Saskatoon Community Foundation Board of Directors and Planning Committee for the Nutrien Saskatoon Community Foundation Cultural Gala have rescheduled the 2020 event, Walk with the Wind, to September 18, 2021. Over the […]

SCF and South Saskatchewan Community Foundation team up with Saskatchewan Roughriders Foundation for COVID-19 Crisis Response

At a time when all of Saskatchewan is feeling the pressure of the COVID-19 pandemic, now more than ever we need to come together as a community to support each other.   It’s why the Saskatchewan Roughrider Foundation has aligned with the South Saskatchewan Community Foundation and Saskatoon Community Foundation to help give the people of this province the support […]