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Social Development Grants

The City of Regina aims to fund organizations that will help achieve the City’s priorities related to Social Development, those priorities include:

Support communities to create collaborative strategies to address hunger and food security as well as access to housing.
Strengthen development of safe neighbourhoods through community activities and resources.
Support organizations that represent First Nations, Métis, Inuit people, new Canadians, residents with disabilities and citizens who are marginalized to build a welcoming and socially inclusive community.

Community Partner Grants

Community Partner Grants provide those non-profit organizations that play a unique, strategic and essential role in Regina with a multi-year core funding agreement for core programming and core operations. Qualifying organizations are those that are having the deepest and broadest community impact on the City’s culture.

PLEASE NOTE: Those organizations wishing to apply for a Community Partner Grant must first meet with a Coordinator in Community Services Department to discuss eligibility. City staff will direct the organization to the most appropriate grant program stream and provide eligible organizations with the Community Partner Application form. Contact us at 306-777-7507 or to arrange a meeting.

2016 Community partner grant deadline was Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 4 p.m. 

2016 Social Development Community Partner Guidelines
2016 Social Development Community Partner Recipients

New Initiative and Annual Activity Grants

The New Initiative & Annual Activity Grants provide funding for eligible initiatives offered by non-profit organizations that are aligned with the City’s grant stream priorities. There are two levels of funding, each with their own application form:

Minor Funding: Up to $10,000, for initiatives that are completed within 12 months.

Major Funding: Over $10,000 and up to $30,000, for initiatives that are completed within 12 months. Special exceptions will be made for Major Funding that have a unique nature and demonstrate that it will take longer than 12 months to complete. In those cases, organizations may receive approval to spend their allocated funds over a period of up to 24 months.

2016 Grant Applications

New Initiatives and Annual Activity grant deadline was Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 4 p.m. The grant deadline is now closed. Thank you to all organizations that applied.


Grants for New Initiatives and Annual Activity will be reviewed by the Social Development Grant Review Committee.

2016 Annual Activity/New Initiative Social Development Grant Recipients
2016 Social Development Grant Review Committee Biographies

2015 Grant Season