Community Services Safe Restart Program Funding Application

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Application Process:

The purpose of the Safe Restart Program funding is to provide funds to City of Swift Current-based, non-profit and volunteer-based organizations who aim to provide programs and services that support Economic, Social and Cultural Development, Justice and Health Initiatives, Senior and Youth programming or Community Sport, Culture or Recreation-based Infrastructure Development and Maintenance in our communities.

Community funding in the amount of $93,900.00 is available based on the Safe Restart funding provided to the City of Swift Current thanks to the Federal funding program allocated to Saskatchewan Municipalities. The purpose of these funds is intended to be used to continue to put in place precautionary measures to minimize the impact of COVID-19. The Safe Restart Program Funding Grant was developed by the City of Swift Current to help assist, maintain, improve and expand opportunities for people of all ages to derive the benefits from initiatives that sustain a healthy and active community to help alleviate affects of COVID-19. A priority will be given to new initiatives that are designed with COVID-19 measures in mind and are in place or developed to assist participation return since COVID-19.  

Requirements:

  • Projects or programs must be offered between May 17, 2021 and March 15, 2022. Applicants will be notified by October 20, 2021 of their application status.
  • Follow-up report with eligible receipts must be provided by March 15, 2022. Funds will not be distributed until follow-up report is received.
  • The applicant must be a City of Swift Current, non-profit organization providing a benefit to one of the 7 project categories.
  • Private individuals, specific teams or groups within an existing organization are not eligible for funding (such as local AAA hockey or baseball club).
  • Organizations who have already received Safe Restart Program Funding are not eligible to apply.
  • Programs/projects that already received grant funding from the City of Swift Current Saskatchewan Lotteries may not be deemed eligible for this funding. Please consult before applying.
  • Organizations must have appropriate insurance (both liability and participant) for any endeavors funded through this grant. Proof of insurance must be included with application.
  • Any project, program or event must be designed and operated on a non-profit basis.
  • Projects, programs or events for consideration should not duplicate existing services.
  • City of Swift Current must be publicly acknowledged by any organization receiving a grant during their promotion or acknowledgement of their activities.

Organizations are required to submit their completed application form by 4:30 pm September 15, 2021.

If you wish to apply online, please continue below. Alternatively, you can download, print and fill out the application documents below:

Please direct application inquiries to:

Attention: Nicole Spenst                                                             

E-mail: communityservices@swiftcurrent.ca

In-person:
City Hall
177 1st Ave NE                                                                                                                                                     
Swift Current, SK  S9H 2B1

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