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.

Priorities

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

Criteria

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/