Friday, September 21, 2018

Building Communities through Sport, Culture and Recreation

This web site has been developed to provide easy access to tools, resources, information and contacts that will be of assistance to you, as a community leader, in the development and implementation of sport, culture and recreation programs in your Saskatchewan community.

Sport, culture and recreation can help build communities and leaders of tomorrow. There are so many benefits to being involved. Your leadership is crucial to providing participation opportunities for all Saskatchewan people.

Community Resource Guide

An overview of sport, culture and recreation “global” organizations designed to assist community leaders in the development and implementation of sport, culture and recreation programs in Saskatchewan. 

Writing Tips
• Write simply and avoid jargon;
• Use short sentences;
• Use the active rather then the passive voice when you can;
• Check for spelling and grammar mistakes- if necessary get someone else to read it through and make corrections;
• Revise and re-write if necessary;
• Don’t exaggerate;
• Write for a non-technical writer.

Layout Tips
• Use headings and sub-headings, but do so consistently e.g. all headings in one lettering or size, all sub-headings in another;
• Number your pages;
• Bind or staple the document in the right order;
• Use white space- have wide margins;
• Don’t crowd the text;
• Use a font that is easy to read.


* Source: Writing a Funding Proposal Toolkit by Janet Shapiro (email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Miscellaneous

A range of tools to assist community leaders in the areas of grant-writing and program development.

Grant Writing Tips
Sections of the Grant
Do’s and Don’ts of Proposal Writing
Writing and Layout Tips
Sample Budget
Glossary of Terms
Grant Types
Time Management Tips
Organizational Tips
Program Considerations

Funding for Sport, Culture & Recreation

A range of funding programs are available that will help cover some of the costs of providing sport, culture and recreation programs in Saskatchewan communities.  Some funding programs are available to specifically support First Nations and Métis sport, culture and recreation participation.