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Applications for the 2020-21 Environmental Grant Program will be accepted between December 1/19 and February 15/20. Please visit this website on or after December 1/19 for application information. For reference, last year's 'guidance document' is accessible below. 

A minimum 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:

  • environmental stewardship;
  • climate change mitigation and/or adaptation;
  • water conservation;
  • waste reduction and/or diversion; and
  • environmental communications and/or awareness.

Please read the program guidance document 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 your progress and return to it later.

 2019 Environmental Grant Guidance Document

 2019 Environmental Grant Project Budget Sheet

 Environmental Grant On-Line Application Form
 

For more information please use the Contact Us section found on this page.

2019 Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the successful applicants of the 2019 Environmental Grant Program:

  • Relay Education ($8,000): to deliver the Plug in the Sun workshop to 500 Grade 4-7 students in Saskatoon, as part of the Kids World of Energy program.
  • Saskatoon Wildlife Federation ($8,000): to develop an interpretive centre near the Northeast Swale, in partnership with Meewasin and Swale Watchers of Saskatoon.
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities - Saskatchewan ($5,200): to embed environmentally sustainable practices into the House's operations, with a focus on waste diversion.
  • Foodtruck Wars Street Festival ($4,250): to deliver this annual summer celebration as a 'zero waste' event, by implementing initiatives that relate to festival attendees, food vendors and market vendors.
  • South Saskatchewan River Watershed Stewards Inc. ($2,000): to construct and deploy a 'floating island' that will use native plants to help purify water within the Recreational Zone of the Northeast Swale.
  • Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Saskatchewan ($1,300): to raise awareness of wildlife, wildlife rehabilitation and nature preservation through the annual Gone Wild for Wildlife event.
  • CHEP Good Food Inc. ($1,250): to improve communications relating to food diversion, in association with the Saskatoon Poverty Reduction Partnership's Food Security Action Team.