Sask Sport Inc. administers funding through the Sport Section of the Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund. These funds are made possible from the sale of lottery tickets in Saskatchewan.
Sask Sport Inc. offers a wide range of funding opportunities that support the growth and development of amateur sport in Saskatchewan. Funding is channeled through eligible provincial sport organizations.
Grant information for:
For information on available grants or funding programs contact:
Alison Brown, Sport Funding Coordinator
|PROVINCIAL SPORT ORGANIZATIONS
Provincial Sport Organizations include Provincial Sport Governing Bodies (PSGBs) or Multi- Sport Organizations (MSOs) that are members of Sask Sport and on the Minister's eligibility list.
Grants programs for eligible provincial sport organizations:
Sask Sport Inc. provides core funding to Provincial Sport Governing Bodies (PSGBs) and Multi-Sport Organizations (MSOs).
Membership Assistance Program (MAP)
Sask Sport Inc. provides funding through the Membership Assistance Program to enable provincial sport organizations to allocate funds directly to their respective clubs, leagues, or other affiliated members, to increase the number of participants and the quality of sport development in Saskatchewan communities.
Club, league, and team inquiries on this grant program should contact the Provincial Sport Organization directly.
To support regional, national, and international amateur sport events hosted in Saskatchewan. Provincial Sport Organizations must apply on behalf of the hosting community or organization.
Regional Hosting Grant Guidelines, Application and Follow-up Forms
National Hosting Grant Guidelines, Application and Follow-up Forms
International Bid Allowance Guidelines
International Bid Allowance Application Form
International Bid Allowance Follow-up Form
International Hosting Grant Guidelines
International Hosting Grant Application Form
International Hosting Grant Follow-up Form
High Performance Athlete Assistance
Saskatchewan Program for Athletic Excellence
The Saskatchewan Program for Athletic Excellence provides additional direct financial assistance to Saskatchewan's High Performance Athletes who are carded at the national level by Sport Canada.
Future Best supports the developmental needs of Saskatchewan athletes who have been identified by the National Sport Organization (NSO) as clearly demonstrating the potential to become a national senior team member and those who are seriously committed to attain this status through intense training, technical development and competitive success.
Please contact Michelle Dezell, Manager, Athlete Services at (306) 975-0861, if you require any further information or if you have any questions.
Parasport Grant Programs
Parasport Equipment Grant
The cost of specialized (adapted) equipment for athletes with a disability to participate in sport is a significant barrier to their participation. The purpose of the Parasport Equipment grant is to assist in removing this barrier and provide financial assistance for the purchase of adapted equipment for people with a disability to participate in organized sport programs.
Parasport Club Development Grant
The purpose of the Parasport Club Development grant is to provide financial assistance to support new developmental programs in communities or the expansion (enhancement) of existing sport programs for persons with a disability.
Please contact Michelle Dezell, Manager, Athlete Services at (306) 975-0861 if you require any further information or if you have any questions.
University Sport Funding Programs
University Athletic Assistance Program
To provide financial assistance to eligible Provincial Sport Governing Bodies (PSGBs) in support of U Sports athletic programs at the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan.
University PSGB Student-Athlete Awards Program
To assist student-athletes competing in U Sports for either the University of Regina or the University of Saskatchewan, through a provincial awards program in partnership with participating Provincial Sport Governing Bodies (PSGBs) and the Universities.
The purpose of the Aboriginal Community Sport Grant Program (ACSGP) is to provide greater sport participation and development opportunities for Aboriginal youth in Saskatchewan, especially youth living in urban, rural, on-reserve, isolated and northern communities.
Eligible communities can access the grant program, which is funded by Sport Canada Aboriginal Participation and the Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund for Sport, Culture and Recreation. The grant is designed to support the development and implementation of community sport programs.
For eligibility requirements, refer to the program guidelines and/or contact a support organization listed on page 3 of the Community Sport for Children and Youth Planning Toolkit. Completing this workbook and the worksheets will assist you with the grant application process for this grant as well as other funding programs.
If you are an organization or community group located in Saskatoon or Regina, and are interested in applying for the program please reference the guidelines and forms below. Eligible organizations in Saskatoon and Regina are encouraged to apply directly to Sask Sport throughout the year. Please note: rural applicants are encouraged to contact their District representative to determine the deadline dates in their respective area. The district information can be found
If you require any further information or if you have any questions about the Aboriginal Community Sport Grant Program, please contact:
Amy Shipley, Community Development Consultant
510 Cynthia Street, Saskatoon, SK S7L 7K7
Phone: 306-975-0819 • Fax: (306) 242-8007
Wanda Cameron, Funding Consultant
510 Cynthia Street, Saskatoon, SK S7L 7K7
Phone: (306) 975-0810 • Fax: (306) 242-8007
Other Funding Sources for Communities
|FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
Q: Is there funding support available for capital expenditures (i.e. construction, renovations, facility upgrades, etc.)?
A: Capital expenditures are not eligible for support through our grant programs.
Q:Is there funding support for an individual athlete or team?
A: Sask Sport Inc. provides funding to provincial sport organizations in the province. Individuals, teams or clubs that are members of their Provincial Sport Organization are supported through the organization's programs and services. Please contact the Provincial Sport Organization directly for more information on the programs and services they offer.
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