Call for Proposals: Awards, Grants, and Bursaries

Inclusion Saskatchewan’s Awards, Grants & Bursaries Committee is pleased to announce the 2021 Call for Proposals! Please be aware that most applications (some deadlines vary) must be submitted on an official application form to Connie Andersen by February 28, 2020 in order to be considered for funding.



Included below are descriptions, criteria, and application forms for the various awards, grants, and bursaries offered by Inclusion Saskatchewan. Please ensure that all information is filled out completely. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered for funding. Feel free to contact Inclusion Saskatchewan for assistance in preparing your application. Please submit completed official INSK AGB Application Forms to Connie Andersen, Director of Community Development, at conniea@inclusionsk.com.


All applicants will receive an email confirming receipt of their application within two business days of submission. Applicants may follow up with Connie if they have not received a confirmation email on the third business day following the submission of their application. Under no circumstance may applicants contact members of the Awards, Grants, and Bursaries Committee. All decisions are final.


Successful applicants must submit a grant report within 60 days of project/event completion in order to be considered for future funding from Inclusion Saskatchewan. Successful applicants for projects/events that will not be completed prior to February 28, 2022 must submit an interim grant report by January 30, 2022 in addition to the final report upon the completion of the project/event. Reporting requirements will be mailed out to each successful applicant with distribution of funding.



BRANCH INCLUSIVE RECREATIONAL INITIATVE


Purpose: To create or maintain inclusive recreational programs at the Inclusion Saskatchewan Branch level.


Application Process: Eligible organizations may submit one completed INSK Inclusive Recreational Initiative Application Form to the Inclusion Saskatchewan Awards, Grants, and Bursaries Committee. Eligible projects include: leisure-based educational programs, i.e. workshops, seminars, clinics, etc.; participant-based program opportunities; and / or special events.


Application Deadline: February 28, 2021


Funds Available: Approximately $30,000 is distributed annually by Inclusion Saskatchewan to eligible projects courtesy of funding received by Inclusion Saskatchewan from the Saskatchewan Lottery Trust Fund and the Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association.


Criteria: Funding is only available for Inclusion Saskatchewan Branches that are in good standing, as defined by Inclusion Saskatchewan’s Bylaws. Other organizations that deliver inclusive recreational programs may apply, provided they have also submitted a completed and endorsed Branch Endorsement form. Programs must be recreation focused, respond to the needs of the people being served, and take place in Saskatchewan. Projects that follow an integration or segregation model will not receive funding. Funding is restricted to the operational costs of the program, including program staff wages. Inclusion Saskatchewan will not fund administration costs, supervisory staff wages, wage subsidies for program participants, or travel outside of Saskatchewan.


*Recipients must recognize the Saskatchewan Lottery Trust Fund, the Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association, and Inclusion Saskatchewan as sponsors of their project by including their logos on any printed materials.


APPLICATION FORM



BRANCH PROJECT FUND


Purpose: To support community projects supported by an Inclusion Saskatchewan Branch for the purpose of including people with intellectual disabilities and their families.


Application Process: Eligible organizations may submit one completed INSK Branch Project Fund Application Form to the Inclusion Saskatchewan Awards, Grants, and Bursaries Committee.


Application Deadline: February 28, 2021


Funds Available: Approximately $35,000 is distributed annually to eligible Inclusion Saskatchewan Branches.


Criteria: Funding is only available for Inclusion Saskatchewan Branches that are in good standing, as defined by Inclusion Saskatchewan’s Bylaws. Other organizations that deliver inclusive programs may apply, provided they have also submitted a completed and endorsed Branch Endorsement form. Programs must be for the purpose of including individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families in Saskatchewan. Projects that follow an integration or segregation model will not receive funding. Funding is restricted to the operational costs of the program, including program staff wages. Inclusion Saskatchewan will not fund administration costs, supervisory staff wages, wage subsidies for program participants, or travel outside of Saskatchewan.


*Recipients must recognize the Inclusion Saskatchewan as a sponsor of their project by including an Inclusion Saskatchewan logo on any printed materials.


APPLICATION FORM



INCLUSION INITIATIVE


Purpose: To support Inclusion Saskatchewan Branches in hosting an event that promotes October as Inclusion Month.


Application Process: Inclusion Saskatchewan Branches may submit one completed INSK Inclusion Initiative Application Form to the Inclusion Saskatchewan Awards, Grants and Bursaries Committee.


Application Deadline: February 28, 2021