School Grants - Saskatoon Public Schools Foundation

Supporting Saskatoon Public schools with extra funding.

Grants were created to provide Saskatoon Public Schools with the opportunity to apply for additional funding for unique programs that will offer enhanced educational opportunities for students. Add some extra text at the end.

Over $300,000 given to public schools & education centres in Saskatoon

ENGAGING THE COMMUNITY

Programs of Excellence Grants


Financial supports for schools to test or scale innovative ideas and creative solutions that address challenges and opportunities impacting students.

  • Grants are available up to $5,000 per project
  • All Saskatoon Public Schools are eligible 
  • Focus on innovative and supplemental projects

14 schools and programs received grants for the 2020-21 school year.

B Active

Bedford Road Collegiate

  • Healthy Active Schools

B Active is a student-lead wellness initiative that provides opportunities to enhance fitness levels, increase nutrition knowledge, and improve mental health and well-being for girls at Bedford Road.

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Keeping Connected

Centennial Collegiate

  • Healthy Active Schools

A project providing safe, individual activities that will be distributed to most at risk students who feel a need and desire to be part of a thriving community during this time.

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Outdoor Classroom

Lawson Heights School

  • Healthy Active Schools

An outdoor classroom learning space for kindergarten and autism support program students which will enhance learning and well-being in students as they connect to the outdoors and their sense of wonder.

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STEaM Program

Marion Graham Collegiate

  • Empowering Innovation

Tools that will allow for more authentic work with technology and give students the ability to create real-world products, allow for more authentic work with technology and give the ability to create real-world products.

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Decolonizing the Library

Nutana Collegiate

  • Empowering Innovation

Decolonizing the library at Nutana to provide balance with the current memorial art collection by adding art that represents the current student body.

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Mental Health, Regulation and the Power of Art

Pleasant Hill/King George/Howard Coad

  • Healthy Active Schools

Art as a strategy for building self-regulation and emotional safety, encompassing six individual Art opportunities over the course of the school year that would support and explore the wholistic dimensions of an individual’s physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual dimensions of mental health and wellness.

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Sensory Supports

Sylvia Fedoruk

  • Empowering Innovation
  • Healthy Active Schools

Adaptive materials and alternate sensory breaks for students who require additional supports at school to be successful, helping them focus, be successful, and feel included.

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Robotics

Tommy Douglas Collegiate

  • Empowering Innovation

Using cutting edge technologies to give students the opportunity to explore concepts such as building and designing electronic circuits, fabricating circuit boards and soldering, using computer-based coding platforms to control electronics, learn about power distribution/control and energy sources and explore possible career opportunities in this field.

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Taking Learning Outdoors

Victoria School

  • Empowering Innovation
  • Healthy Active Schools

Providing the tools for all teachers to regularly take their students outdoors including professional development, print resources and the practical tools to help them prepare to take any lesson outdoors while taking advantage of our proximity to the Meewasin Trail and the riverbank.

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Taking Learning Outdoors

Wildwood School

  • Empowering Innovation
  • Healthy Active Schools

Equipment and supplies to create temporary and transportable outdoor learning spaces, giving the children an opportunity to explore authentic, student led initiatives, and teachers to teach curricular content in the context of the land/nature.

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Move to Grow

Saskatoon Public Schools

  • Healthy Active Schools

A matching grant to assist Saskatoon Public School’s Move to Grow initiative for the purchase of a bike trailer, bikes, helmets and bike locks.

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School Grant Success Stories

Grant applications align with one or more of the following priorities of Saskatoon Public Schools Foundation:

Empowering InnovationAccelerating creativity in education and inspiring new opportunities for learning.
Healthy Active SchoolsLearning environments that promote physical activity, nutrition, and wellness.
LiteracyEssential skills that help us understand, contribute and belong to our communities. This broad definition includes numeracy and other fundamental skills.