South East District Funding Opportunities

Community Recreation Plan (CRP) Grant 

The Community Recreation Plan (CRP) Grant aims to provide an opportunity for small, rural communities (populations under 5,000) to engage in planning processes and to create an overall framework to guide the development, delivery and continuous improvement of sport, culture and recreation programs, services and facilities.

No longer accepting applications for the Community Recreation Plan (CRP) Grant. The application period is now closed.

GROW Your Community Grant

The 2021-22 GROW Your Community Grant supports the re-introduction of sport, culture and recreation programming with an outdoor/nature focus. As a result of the unprecedented times, communities experienced the closure of parks, playgrounds, and outdoor spaces as well as the halt of programming. This grant will assist communities to ‘Embrace the Outdoors’ this fall and winter and help people of all ages continue to focus on their mental and physical health by going outside!

Applications accepted until December 31, 2021. First come, first served. Limited funding available.

GROW Your Community Grant Guidelines and Application

Facility Inventory Champions (FIC) Program

The Facility Inventory Champions (FIC) Program supports small communities that have not traditionally engaged in asset management. Asset management is an important tool, as it helps communities maintain and operate infrastructure in the most effective way so critical services can be provided. This program builds capacity to do long-term planning for recreation infrastructure, so communities can identify priorities and needs and ensure that facilities remain viable and sustainable over the long term.

No longer accepting applications for the Facility Inventory Champions (FIC) Program. The application period is now closed.

Training Fund

The intention of the Training Fund is to disburse grants to organizations, clubs and municipalities delivering community-based sport, culture and recreation services in south east Saskatchewan (refer to map at This funding will support broad and inclusive training and development efforts that address foundational knowledge and core skill needs of volunteers and employees throughout the community sport, culture and recreation services sector.

Training Fund Guidelines and Application Training Fund Final Report Form