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Sponsorship

Apply for funding, volunteers, or promotional items!


Ask for funding, volunteers, or promotional items 

Sponsorship and donations for your local event, program, activity, or organization can be in the form of monetary contributions, in-kind items (promotional merchandise), and/or Innovation employee volunteer support.

Sponsorships and donations

To be eligible to receive funding, your organization’s program or community event must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a Canadian registered charity or non-profit operating in Saskatchewan.
  • Submit a fully completed online application
  • Align with one of the following categories:
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Education
    • Health & Wellness
    • Poverty
  • Review and understand the eligibility criteria listed below.

Promotional items

  • Open to organizations outside the four categories noted above.
  • An online application is not required.
  • Please contact a local Innovation Advice Centre to discuss your request. 


Meet past sponsorship recipients


Eligibility

We will not provide support for:

  • For-profit organizations
  • Pursuits benefiting one or few people (i.e., crowdfunding)
  • Individual sports teams except for elite level teams
  • Religious organizations
  • Political organizations
  • Funding for school initiatives which includes career and professional development, classroom supplies, annual fees, salaries, or field trips
  • Funding for travel
  • Funding for operating costs
  • Funding for research
  • Funding for publication or production costs
  • Funding for membership or registration fees
  • Funding for annual general meetings, conferences, conventions, seminars, or tradeshows
  • Funding for award shows, appreciation events, or galas 

Application period: March 7th to November 1st of each year.

Requests are reviewed regularly during the application period; however, it may take up to 3-4 weeks to review and process your application. Please allow as much time as possible between the submission date and the deadline for a response. If your request is larger, it might take us longer to respond.


All funding applications must be submitted through our online application to be considered for funding. It's easy to follow and doesn't take much time to complete (10-15 minutes). You can also visit any of our locations and one of our staff members would be happy to help you complete the form.

An organization is only eligible to receive funding once a year. You can send any attachments or supplemental material to community@innovationcu.ca.

For advertising renewal agreements, please email marketing@innovationcu.ca. You are not required to complete a Sponsorship application.


Information subject to change without notice.