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SASKATCHEWAN LOTTERIES COMMUNITY GRANT PROGRAM

The Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant Program is a partnership among Sask Sport Inc., SaskCulture Inc. and the Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association Inc.  The grant program assists in the development of sport, culture and recreation programs by providing funds to non-profit community organizations operated by volunteers.


The Saskatchewan Lotteries Grant Program is guided by the following:

  • It provides access to sports, culture and recreation activities for all Saskatchewan people regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, economic status, physical or mental ability;
  • It provides funds to community non-profit volunteer organizations in support of sport, culture and recreation programs;

  • It allows communities to establish local priorities; and

  • It stipulates that all participating groups, from administration to beneficiary, are responsible for ensuring complete and accurate accounting.


Program Criteria

  • Expenditures must be directly related to the delivery of a sport, culture or recreation program.
  • Operation costs of facilities that are directly related to a program are eligible for 25% of the total grant received for each program up to a maximum of $500 per program (including cleaning staff).

  • Follow-ups verifying project expenditures must be submitted.

  • Evidence of the direct involvement of under-represented populations in the planning, operating and evaluating of activities to be supported by the grant must be included in the follow-up report.

  • To be eligible, the Application Form must be signed by a bonded authorized officer of the community (mayor, reeve, chief, municipal/band administrator).


The program is designed to provide funding for sport, culture and recreation programs.  Therefore, the following expenditures are INELIGIBLE for grants:

  • Construction, renovation, retro-fit and repairs to buildings/facilities (this includes fixing doors, shingling roofs, installing flooring, moving/hauling dirt, etc.);
  • Property taxes, insurance;

  • Per Diems / Day Money;

  • Food or food related costs (this includes catering supplies, coffee pots, coffee, BBQs, etc.) or Alcoholic beverages;

  • Prizes, cash, gifts, awards, honorariums, trophies, plaques and badges;

  • Out-of-province travel;

  • Donations;

  • Subsidization of wages for full-time employees.  NOTE: Eligible employment expenditures must be no more than 35 hours a week and no more than 90 days in a grant period (or 455 hours in a grant period); and

  • Uniforms or personal items such as sweatbands and hats.

  • APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Complete the enclosed Community Grant Program Application Form, and submit it to:

 

Langenburg Community Development Board

c/o Jenn Barker – Recreation Director

Box 159 Langenburg SK S0A 2A0


The deadline for the application is March 28th, 2014.  APPLICATIONS NOT RECEVIED BY THE DEALINE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.


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