Tuesday, November 20, 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. 

Notebooks 
• Color code notebooks, file folders, etc. for each project/program.
• Use 3-ring binder and ruled paper for notes pertaining to the project/program.
• Write the project/program title on the front cover and along the binder edge with permanent marker.

Devise a workable file system
• Set up a file for each project/program.
• After a project/program, remove notes and materials from notebook and store them in a folder for future to use with follow-ups or next year’s proposal (grant application).
• Keep receipts in appropriate place with project/program. *** If administration requires the receipts, it is important to photocopy and file for your records.***

Date and title all materials
• Date project/program meeting notes.
• Title each project/program.

Number all pages of project/program documentation.
 
Keep supplies and materials in the same place for ease of use.
• Label desk drawers with contents or file folders.
• Use shelf over desk or work area for texts and related reading material.

Create a “to-do” list - long-term and short-term tasks.

Always check your “to-do” list each day and cross off completed items.

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.