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Get help for your organization

Sponsorship

Apply for sponsorships, donations, or promotional items! New application period will be posted in 2023.


Ask for funding or promotional items 

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

Details

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.
  • The program or community event must take place in Saskatchewan.
  • Submit a fully completed online application
  • Review and understand the eligibility criteria listed below.

Preference will be given to programs or community events that align with one of the following categories:

  • Diversity & Inclusion
    • reconciliation,
    • LBGTQ2S+,
    • newcomers to Canada, and
    • empowerment of women.
  • Education
    • financial and digital literacy,
    • reading (literacy), and
    • youth leadership development.
  • Health & Wellness
    • mental health programs,
    • health services,
    • sports,* 
      *Innovation defines sports as ‘formally organized and competitively governed physical activities. Please note that Innovation sport sponsorships are limited to:
      • individual elite level teams or leagues, in which the levels are defined as:
        • professional
        • major junior/junior
        • university or college
        • U18 AAA
    • sport associations, and
    • sport clubs.
  • Poverty
    • affordable housing projects,
    • food banks, food access and security,
    • providing accessible/equal opportunities, and
    • access to basic needs.

  • 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

Application period: New application period will be posted in 2023.

Requests are reviewed regularly during the application period; however, it may take up to 3-4 weeks to review and process your application.

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.

In consideration of Innovation’s funding opportunities, multiple sponsorships and/or donations may not be considered.

Applications will be reviewed annually.


Information subject to change without notice.