The G. Murray and Edna Forbes Foundation at the South Saskatchewan Community Foundation accepts applications for projects or operations grants.
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- In order to be eligible to apply for a grant, an organization must be a registered charity, qualified donee as defined in the Income Tax Act (Canada) or have an affiliation agreement with and a letter of endorsement of the program from a qualified donee such as a registered municipality.
- Priority shall be given to specific proposals related to:
- Grant Funds shall not be used for:
- Operating or capital deficits
- Establishment of endowment funds
- Retroactive funding for past expenses
- Political Activities
- Continuing or multi-year commitments
- To confer private benefit on any individual
- Proposals will be evaluated on the following criteria:
- How were the grant needs determined?
- What methods were used to identify the need?
- Which granting priority area does the application apply to?
- What capacity does the organization have to complete the work?
- What factors determine success?
- Are there other funders or funding committed to the work?
- Have any necessary approvals been achieved?
- Has any other work in this area been undertaken?
- Internal capacity to ensure project success.
- Preference is given to work at the local level, work that encourages local partnerships, and work that leverages additional sources of funding.
- Grantees with over-due reporting may not be eligible to apply for or receive grants.
For more information, visit https://sscf.ca/grants-funding/grant-fund-overview/forbes-foundation-fund/