G. Murray and Edna Forbes Foundation Fund

South Saskatchewan Community Foundation

Relevent Country: Canada

The G. Murray and Edna Forbes Foundation at the South Saskatchewan Community Foundation accepts applications for projects or operations grants.


Priority shall be given to specific proposals related to:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Education
  • Environment. For example, proposals that support minimizing carbon footprint, pollution reduction, transition to clean energy, habitat preservation and/or restoration, and related educational activities.
  • Health including mental health, drug abuse/addictions programming
  • Homelessness and Affordable Housing
  • Indigenous Programming
  • Poverty Reduction
  • Youth

Funding Information

  • Requested grant amounts will have a minimum value of $5,000 and a maximum value of $30,000.
  • Project grants: no later than 60 days after the approved project end date.
  • Operations grants: no later than 120 days after the end of the fiscal year of the approved use of the grant.

Grant Funds shall NOT be used for:

  • Operating or capital deficits
  • Establishment of endowment funds
  • Investment
  • Retroactive funding r past expenses
  • Individuals
  • Political Activities
  • Continuing or multi-year commitments
  • To confer private benefit on any individual


Proposals will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • How were the grant needs determined?
  • What methods were used to identify the need?
  • Which granting priority area does the application apply to?
  • What capacity does the organization have to complete the work?
  • What factors determine success?
  • Are there other funders or funding committed to the work?
  • Have any necessary approvals been achieved?
  • Has any other work in this area been undertaken?
  • Internal capacity to ensure project success.

Source: https://sscf.ca/g-murray-and-edna-forbes-foundation-fund/