News Release

2016 Salute! Celebrates Quality of Life Grants

May 10, 2016 For immediate release On May 10, 2016, the Saskatoon Community Foundation hosts its 5th annual Salute!, celebrating the generous spirit and commitment of those individuals and organizations who make Saskatoon the best community in which to live. Salute! features several speakers, including sponsor Jay Stark of Sutton Financial Group, 2015 Cornerstone of […]

Saskatoon Receives $35,000 from Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees

For Immediate Release Saskatoon Receives $35,000 from Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees Saskatoon, May 10, 2016 – Saskatoon Community Foundation is pleased to announce a $35,000 contribution to the Saskatoon Open Door Society from Community Foundation of Canada’s Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees in support of local settlement efforts. The Welcome Fund was seeded by […]

Carm Michalenko Appointed Executive Director of Saskatoon Community Foundation

Greg Keller, Chair of the Saskatoon Community Foundation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Carm Michalenko, formerly Community Relations Manager for Affinity Credit Union, as the new Executive Director of SCF. “Carm’s experience in community investment and across all sectors of our community will help us achieve the SCF’s vision of making Saskatoon the […]

2015 Signature Grant to YMCA

Greg Keller, Chair of the Saskatoon Community Foundation, is pleased to announce that the Foundation’s 2015 Signature Grant of $50,000.00 has been awarded to YMCA of Saskatoon for the playground at its South Childcare facility. In 2015, the SCF focused its Signature Grant on “The Early Years,” reflecting studies that show the first 2,000 days […]

Will Power Week 2015

A current, valid will is very important. FREE public seminars will get you started. Topics to be discussed include: Powers of attorney Health care directives Wills and estate administration Compiling your important information (Just in Case Binder) Tuesday, October 6th 7:00pm Prairieland Park, Hall E, 503 Ruth St. W Presented by: Roger Arnold Cuelenaere Kendal […]

SCF Plans Leadership Transition

The Board of Directors of the Saskatoon Community Foundation (“SCF”) announced today it will begin a leadership transition, beginning with a search for a new Executive Director to follow Trevor Forrest, who will remain with the Foundation until the end of 2015. Mr. Forrest has served as Executive Director of the Foundation since 2002 and […]

Saskatoon Community Foundation Grants $5 Million in 2014!

Thanks to Saskatoon’s generosity, in 2014, the Saskatoon Community foundation was able to grant over $5 million! Not so long ago, it seemed a remote dream that the Foundation would grow to the point of granting $1 million in a single year. However, since 2002, the assets managed by the Saskatoon Community Foundation have grown […]

2013 Signature Grant: The Lighthouse Mobile Outreach Van

The Saskatoon Community Foundation is proud to announce that The Lighthouse Supported Living Inc. is the recipient of our 2013 Signature Grant, for its Mobile Outreach Van. Using a retrofitted ambulance, teams of two will provide transportation to homeless and/or intoxicated individuals to the Lighthouse or other support services between the hours of 5:00 pm […]

Willing Wisdom Seminar February 26th at Prairieland Park

Tom Deans, Author of “Willing Wisdom” will be presenting the 7 questions everyone should ask when planning their estate. Your ticket includes a copy of the book “Willing Wisdom”, an opportunity to meet the author and a question & answer period after with a panel of local estate planning experts. See below left for ticket […]