Cameco Creative Kids Northern Cultural Fund

Cameco and Creative Kids Saskatchewan have partnered to help fund programming that provides cultural, artistic or creative inter-active activities for children and youth ages 4 to 19 in northern Saskatchewan (within the Northern Sport, Culture and Recreation District boundaries. Please see District Map below). This funding initiative is made possible thanks to the support of SaskCulture Inc. and Cameco. Deadline is March 15, 2019.

Amount:

Maximum Grant Amount: Up to 100% of eligible project expenses, to a maximum of $7,500.

Purpose:

The Cameco Creative Kids Northern Cultural Fund aims to fund programs that support and strengthen the mission, vision and goals of the Creative Kids Program which include:

  • connecting children and youth to unique, life-changing artistic and cultural experiences in their communities;
  • providing all children and youth with the opportunity to participate in creative activities regardless of economic barriers they may face;
  • providing financial support so all kids have an opportunity to participate in creative activities like drama, art, dance, culture, and music; and
  • supporting cultural programming, which is critical to a healthy, vibrant community.

Priority will be given to:

  • Programs facilitated by youth (under 30) for children and youth;
  • Projects with strong community partnerships;
  • Projects and organizations not already funded significantly by other Lottery-supported grant programs;
  • Projects with a focus on implementing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action or other reconciliation efforts. The TRC Calls to Action.

Eligibility:

  • All activities must take place within the established boundary of the Northern Sport, Culture and Recreation District and be for children and youth located in that district (see district map).
  • Programs must demonstrate a primary cultural, artistic or creative focus.
  • All activities, expenditures and follow up reports must be expended and/or completed within 12 months of the program start date.
  • Programs must be for children and youth ages 4 to 19 facing financial barriers to cultural, creative, or artistic participation.
  • Preference will be given to programs that are facilitated by youth (under 30) for children and youth (between 4 and 19).  Community partnerships are encouraged.
  • Projects that commence sooner than 8 weeks after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Retroactive program funding is not eligible.

Before You Apply:

Step One – What is CCKNCF?

Download and review the Grant Guidelines.

Step Two – Who Can Apply?

Download and review the Applicant Eligibility guidelines.

Step Three -- What Projects are Eligible?

Download and review the Project Eligibility guidelines.

Step Four – What Costs are Covered?

Download and review the Eligible Costs guidelines.

Step Five - Are You Ready to Apply?

Download and review the Application Checklist & Sample Questions.

Step Six - Contact Us

Contact Outreach Consultant Dominga Robinson at (306) 780-9295 or email drobinson@saskculture.ca before submitting an application

Step Seven - Apply!

Sign-up or log-in to SaskCulture's Online Grant Platform to complete and submit your application.

Northern Distict:

 

Learn how the Cameco Creative Kids Northern Cultural Fund is changing lives:

 Circus Arts Camp Inspires Northern Saskatchewan Kids

 Learn to Live on the Land