Main Street Saskatchewan Grant Program

Deadlines

August 15, 2016

January 15, 2017

If the deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the deadline becomes the next business day.

Type of Funding: Project Funding

The Main Street Saskatchewan Grant Program (MSSGP) supports the implementation of the Government of Saskatchewan's Main Street Saskatchewan program by providing funds to local Main Street organizations and the owners of properties located in participating Main Street program areas for community organization, economic restructuring, marketing and heritage conservation and design projects.

The application and adjudication processes for the MSSGP is being administered by SaskCulture Inc. on behalf of the Government of Saskatchewan. 

For more information about the Main Street Saskatchewan Program, please visit http://www.pcs.gov.sk.ca/MainStreet
 
To read an article about how the history of the Main Street Saskatchewan Program and how it works to revitalize downtown areas, check out Page 14 of the Spring 2016 issue of the Urban Voice, the official publication of the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association.
 
The Main Street Approach®, the Main Street Four-Point Approach® and the Four-Point Approach® are trademarks used under license from The National Trust for Canada.

Amount

The MSSGP will provide up to 50% of eligible project expenses to the following maximums: Heritage Conservation Projects - $20,000; Capacity Building Projects - $10,000; and, Community Enhancement Projects - $10,000.

Purpose

The Main Street Saskatchewan Grant Program (MSSGP) supports the implementation of the Government of Saskatchewan’s Main Street Saskatchewan program by providing funds to local Main Street organizations and the owners of properties located in participating Main Street program areas for community organization, economic restructuring, marketing and heritage conservation and design projects.

Eligibility

Applicants must be an approved local Main Street organization in a community participating in the Main Street Saskatchewan Program, an owner of a property located in the Main Street Program area of an Accredited Main Street Community or an individual or organization that has the written authorization from the owner.

Before You Apply

  • Read the program guidelines;
  • All applicants, especially new applicants, are strongly urged to discuss their request with the grant coordinator prior to submission well in advance of the deadline. Applicants for capital projects under Heritage Conservation and Community Enhancement are also strongly encouraged to contact the Heritage Building Conservation Officer with the Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport, to discuss their project;
  • Ensure you are completing the proper application form. Each of the three grant streams (Heritage Conservation, Community Enhancement and Capacity Building) have separate application forms. In the case of Capacity Building, there are separate application forms for training and non-training projects.

Guidelines and Instructions:

Main Street Saskatchewan Grant Program Guidelines and Instructions

Application Forms:

Application for Non-Training Activities - Capacity Building

Application for Training Courses and Conferences - Capacity Building

Application for Community Enhancement Grants

Application for Heritage Conservation Grants

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