You are here


The City of Saskatoon provides a number of grant programs to assist registered non-profit groups to provide programs in the Saskatoon area.

City staff are available to help applicants; organizations applying for a grant are encouraged to contact staff prior to the application deadline date.

Grants are not provided to individuals, and there are no travel grants.

Grants Available

On-Line Applications 

**New for 2018*** We are now accepting applications for the Jack Adilman and Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grants through on-line forms. Please read the program guidelines and prepare your application information before filling out the on-line form. The application process will not time out; however you will not be able to save work, close the form, and return to it later.

One-Time Sports Grant For Minor Capital Projects

This program is no longer available.

This one-time grant provided funding for capital projects to sports organizations based in Saskatoon. This program was funded by a generous donation from the Saskatoon Sports Council.

Please download the Follow-up Form and save it to your computer prior to filling it out.

 One-Time Sports Grant for Minor Capital Projects Follow-Up Form


For more information email or call 306-975-3391


A total of $50,000 is allocated to non-profit organizations, ad hoc groups, businesses or for-profit organizations implementing initiatives that support the WinterCityYXE goals and objectives.

Grant categories are:

Winter Comfort and Access:

  • Projects that improve comfort and accessibility in the winter (eg. winterizing outdoor patios, grooming trails or walking paths, adding wind breaks).

Winter Design:

  • Urban design installations which celebrate winter.

Winter Activities:

  • Events, festivals and activities that build enthusiasm for winter by taking advantage of winter opportunities and celebrate the fun quality of life.

2018 Grant Application

Links to the application form and guidance document are provided below.

2018 Application Form
2018 Application Guidance Document 

Applications for 2018 are due on May 18, 2018.  

 ​WinterCityYXE Grant Follow Up Report Form

More Information

For more information, please contact Environmental & Corporate Initiatives at or (306) 986-3096.


Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant

The next deadline for this program is 4:30 pm January 15, 2019.

For groups registered under the Sask Non-Profit Corporations Act offering eligible sports, culture, or recreation projects for Saskatoon residents.

Please read the program guidelines and prepare your application information prior to filling out the on-line form; the application process will not time-out; however, you will not be able to save work, close the form, and return to it later. Please download the Follow-Up Report Form and save it to your computer prior to filling it out.

 Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant Follow Up Report Form 

Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant Guidelines 


 Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant On-Line Application Form 

For more information email or call 306-975-3391


Assistance to Community Groups - Cash Grant Social (part of the Saskatoon Collaborative Funders Partnership)

Website opens January 15, 2018 and closes February 28, 2018  website:

To be eligible for this grant, an organization must be registered as a nonprofit organization under The Non-Profit Corporations Act of Saskatchewan or under The Co-operative Act of Saskatchewan or registered as a charitable organization with the Canada Revenue Agency.  Not applicable for sport, culture, or recreation projects.

Objective - to support human service groups in activities that are of general benefit to Saskatoon citizens and enhances their quality of life, especially in relation to the family.  Focus is on supports and services to vulnerable populations within our community.  Assistance shall not be provided for programs which are considered to be a duplication of services already provided.

Priority - shall be given to those projects and groups which:  work in a cooperative and collaborative fashion in the delivery of human services; provide direct services, either pro-active or remedial, that enhance the quality of life for vulnerable citizens of Saskatoon; work with a community development focus to meet demonstrated areas of current and urgent need; demonstrate "client group" involvement demonstrate, by the nature of their activities, the maintenance of a stable community.

  Application Guide

 Follow-Up Report

For more information or to register your organization email or call 306-986-3026.

Assistance to Community Groups - Cash Grant Environmental

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2018 Environmental Grant - please visit the Environmental Grant webpage for more info on the projects funded for 2018-19.

A total of $20,000 is allocated annually, to local non-profit organizations implementing initiatives that support the City of Saskatoon’s strategic goal of Environmental Leadership, with $10,000 of this total allocated specifically to projects that relate to protection of our water resources. To be eligible for the grant, activities must relate to one of the following categories:

• protection of the environment;
• conservation of natural resources; and/or
• environmental communications, education or research.

 2018 Application Form

 2018 Guidance Document

For more information please visit the Environmental Grant webpage, or contact Environmental & Corporate Initiatives at or 306-975-2487.

Sports Participation Grant

Please download the Follow-Up Form and save it to your computer prior to filling it out.

 Sports Participation Grant Follow Up Report Form
For more information email or call 306-975-3391

Youth Sports Subsidy

Application Deadline October 15 Annually.

This program subsidizes the rental cost of facilities required to deliver sports programs to youth who are 18 and under.  This program also provides special event grant funds for eligible youth sport organizations hosting events in Saskatoon.  Eligible organizations are those currently receiving the Youth Sport Subsidy.

See  Youth Sport Subsidy--Allocation Criteria and Special Events Policy for details.

 Youth Sport Subsidy Special Event Post-Event Evaluation Report

For more information call 306-975-3339

Special Events Grant

This program provides grants to groups/organizations registered under the Sask NON-PROFIT Corporations Act wishing to host major events in Saskatoon. Events must have an event operating expense budget of $100,000 or greater to be eligible.  

Application Deadlines are March and October annually.  The next deadline for this grant is 4:30 p.m. October 1, 2018.  

See  Special Events Policy for details.  


 Major Special Event Evaluation Rating Tool 

 Profile Saskatoon Event Evaluation Rating Tool

For more information and before submitting an application, please call 306-975-3339

Jack Adilman Fund Capital Grant for Sports

The next deadline for this program is November 1, 2018.

One-time capital projects for registered Non-Profit amateur sports groups.

Please read the program guidelines and prepare your application information before filling out the on-line form. The application process will not time out; however you will not be able to save work, close the form, and return to it later.

Jack Adilman Fund Guidelines 

 Jack Adilman On-line Application Form 

  Jack Adilman Follow-up Report 

For more information email or call 306-975-3391.


Culture Grant

The deadline for returning applicants is March 31, 2018. The deadline for new applicants is May 1, 2018.

The Culture Grant Program provides funding to 17 flagship cultural organizations; these organizations fall under one of the following categories: Major Arts Institutions; Major Festivals; or Major Heritage or Museum Institutions. A complete list of the organizations funded in the Culture Grant Program can be found in the Grant Results link below.

New applicants must contact the Arts and Grants Consultant prior to making an application.

Culture Grant Guidelines 

Culture Grant Application Form - Returning Applicants

Culture Grant Application Form - New Applicants

For more information contact the Arts and Grants Consultant or 306-975-3391

Grant Results

2018 Grant results for the following programs: Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant, Sports Participation Grant, Environmental Grant, Culture Grant, Cash Grant Social, Stand Alone Grant Program, and One-Time Sports Grant for Minor Capital Projects.
 2018 Grant Awards

For more information email or call 306-975-3391

Grants Workshop

The City of Saskatoon offers free grant workshops on an annual basis. Workshops consist of presentations on grant writing and programs followed by an open house with grant program staff. Anyone interested in applying for a grant is encouraged to attend a workshop on:

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm


Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Workshop sessions take place in the Theatre at Cosmo Civic Centre; 3130 Laurier Drive.

For more information or to register for the workshop, call 306-975-3383, or email

Registration deadline is September 14, 2018.