Applications for the 2020 Environmental Grant Program are now being accepted (link below) - applications will be accepted until February 15, 2020.
Funding is available to non-profit organizations implementing initiatives that support the City of Saskatoon's strategic goal of Environmental Leadership. Initiatives prioritized for funding in 2020 include those that:
- increase awareness and protection of our water resources;
- reduce the amount of waste going to landfills;
- encourage active transportation; and
- provide learning opportunities that support the City's environmental goals.
Please carefully review 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.
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.