First Quarter Deadline Date April 15, 2013 at 11:59pm

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Hello!

Our online application system is now accepting grant funding applications for the first quarter deadline date of April 15, 2013 at 11:59pm .  We recommend submitting applications early.

Our database allows applicants to begin a grant application and if needed, to stop / log out and then restart where they left off.  Simply sign back in and use the ‘Continue’ buttons on the application page to find the last saved page.  Applicants can make changes / additions up until the deadline date.

Once the deadline date passes, the database locks and will not accept any more applications for the quarter.  Also, we can not accept mail-in or faxed applications.

Organizations must be a registered eligible organizations in order to apply for grant funding.  To start the registration process, click the big orange button to the left labeled ‘Click Here’ and then select the upper-right tab labeled ‘Application for Registration as an Eligible Organization’.  Please submit all requested support documents (including financial statements, bylaws, executive signatures, etc.) with your application to ensure timely processing.  Note if you have applied for registration after April 1 2013 your registration  may not be approved  in time for the April 15 deadline.

We look forward to being a part of your efforts to support community and improve the quality of life for children and families.

If you have any questions or require assistance, please contact us by phone or for technical support Click Here
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Thank you.

– Registration Team

Thank You for Attending Our Community Information Session

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The Dakota Dunes Community Development Corporation would like to thank the following registered organizations for attending the Community Information Session held March 11, 2013 at the Dakota Dunes Casino:

  • Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan
  • Awasis Aboriginal Education Council
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Saskatoon and Area
  • Blackstrap Emergency Services Committee
  • Borden Community Centre Preservation Committee
  • Canadian Paraplegic Association
  • Catholic Family Services
  • Children’s Discovery Museum
  • Children’s Hospital Foundation
  • City Park Collegiate
  • Community Legal Assistance Services for Saskatoon Inner City (CLASSIC)
  • Community Living Association Saskatoon Inc. (CLASI)
  • Conquest Community Improvement Association
  • Conquest Volunteer Fire Department
  • Core Neighborhood Youth Coop
  • Dundurn Emergency Response Team
  • Dundurn Fire Department
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Hague Parks & Recreation
  • Heart & Stroke Foundation
  • Hope Cancer Help Center
  • John Arcand Fiddle Fest
  • Kenaston & District Chamber of Commerce
  • Kenaston Seniors Club
  • La Troupe du Jour
  • Law Enforcement Guardians
  • Lighthouse Supported Living
  • Meewasin Valley Authority
  • Metis Nation Of Saskatchewan
  • Musee Ukraina Museum
  • Nurturing with Rhymes
  • Nutana Legion Branch #362
  • Outlook & District Heritage Center
  • Outlook & District Heritage Museum & Gallery
  • Outlook Royal Canadian Legion
  • Persephone Theatre
  • Pike Lake Community & School Association
  • READ Saskatoon
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Safe Drinking Water Foundation
  • Saskatchewan Abilities Council
  • Saskatchewan Aboriginal Literacy Network
  • Saskatchewan Archeological Society
  • Saskatchewan Association for the Rehabilitation of the Brain Injured
  • Saskatchewan First Nations Veterans Association
  • Saskatchewan Indian Cultural Centre
  • Saskatchewan Intercultural Association
  • Saskatchewan Native Theatre Company
  • Saskatchewan Prevention Institute
  • Saskatoon Catholic School Division
  • Saskatoon Council on Aging
  • Saskatoon District Sports Council
  • Saskatoon Family Childcare Home
  • Saskatoon Fireworks Festival
  • Saskatoon Food Bank & Learning Center
  • Saskatoon Ideas Inc.
  • Saskatoon Lions Speed Skating Club
  • Saskatoon Opera Association
  • Saskatoon Public Schools
  • Saskatoon Quilters Guild
  • Saskatoon Student Child Care Services
  • Saskatoon Summer Players
  • Shields Parks Culture & Recreation
  • South Saskatchewan Watershed Authority
  • Spectrum Core Community Services
  • St. John Bosco Wilderness Camp
  • St. Pauls Hospital Foundation
  • Student Wellness Initiative Toward Community Health (SWITCH)
  • Yevshan Ukrainian Folk Ballet
  • YWCA

Dakota Dunes CDC grant provides bus passes for City Park students

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A $25,000 grant from the Dakota Dunes Community Development Corporation has made it possible for City Park Collegiate to provide much-needed free monthly bus passes to its financially challenged students. Research has identified transportation as a substantial barrier to City Park students achieving academic success.

“I know the support of the Dakota Dunes Community Development Corporation has played an essential role in improving our students learning,” said Scott Farmer, principal of City Park Collegiate. “This occurs not only by removing the financial barrier that comes from having to acquire a bus pass, but also by building a stronger sense of belonging here at the school and within the larger community. The bus support indicates to students that they have many people and organisations that care about their well-being while supporting them in their education.”

Students are often referred to City Parks’ innovative programming due to previous scholastic difficulties experienced in a more traditional high school setting. Students and parents alike have expressed gratitude for the donation.
“I can now get to school regularly and apply for jobs, visit my friends and family. I can go anywhere I want, whenever I want,” said Drake Lacerte, a Grade 10 student at City Park.

“Keanu getting the bus pass has made him into a little independent guy,” said Chris Crowe, whose son attends City Park. “He has had quite the journey from having a head injury to moving to another city and finding a school that accepts him. We have found our place with City Park.”
Saskatoon Public Schools is the largest school division in the province. We operate 43 elementary schools, 11 secondary schools, and two associate schools. We serve more than 22,000 students and employ approximately 2,300 professional and support staff. Learn more at www.saskatoonpublicschools.ca

For more information contact:
Veronica Baker
Manager, Communications and Marketing
Saskatoon Public Schools
Office (306) 683-8325
Cell (306) 220-1649
bakerv@spsd.sk.ca