SREDA Regional Economic Development Revitalization Grant

Investing in the Region to ensure our communities are ready for growth

Applications open!

The SREDA Regional Economic Development Revitalization Grant is a program created to support municipalities and First Nation governments embarking on economic development initiatives. The program intends to invest $30,000 back into the local economy to ensure our communities are ready when new business and growth opportunities come their way.

SREDA will contribute 75% of the total project cost, up to $10,000. Projects submitted should fit within one of SREDA’s four fundamental areas of economic development. Projects must also have the support of their councils.

SREDA’s Fundamental Areas of Economic Development

  1. Business Growth
  2. Entrepreneurship
  3. Regional Collaboration
  4. Indigenous Economic Reconciliation

Project Eligibility

Eligible projects include:

  • Regional Partnerships & Co-operation
  • Business Attraction & Investment Marketing
  • Planning & Feasibility Studies
  • Strategic & Long Term Planning
  • Reconciliation Initiatives
  • Economic Inclusion Plans
  • Water & Wastewater Studies
  • Main Street Revitalization
  • Culture & Tourism Initiatives

Ineligible projects include:

  • Ongoing operational costs (salary, food & beverage, utilities, rent, etc.)
  • Municipal equipment (grader, mower, computer, etc.)
  • Road repairs

Grant Eligibility

To be eligible for a grant, applicants must:

  • Be a Municipality or First Nation government located within the Saskatoon Region
  • Be a SREDA Regional Member at the time the funds are dispersed
  • Preference may be given to projects that have not commenced, although projects commencing after September 1st, 2020, are eligible to apply.

Application Process

1. Application

Complete and submit the following application. Application deadline: Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

2. Selection Committee Review

Applications will be reviewed by a Selection Committee and are subject to review and approval by the SREDA Board of Directors.

3. Grant Recipient Announcement

Successful grant recipients will be announced Tuesday, February 9, 2021. The successful grant recipients will need to submit progress reports to SREDA at the start, mid, and completion of the project. Further details about reporting will be outlined in the Funding Agreement. Grant recipients must also recognize SREDA for their contribution on their website, social media, and/or at their council meetings.


Kristen Johannesson

Manager, Regional Economic Development & Planning

Business in Saskatoon

Saskatoon’s mix of economic diversity, low business costs and high quality of life make it the perfect place for businesses and people to thrive.

Key Industries

Saskatoon is home to the natural resources that feed, fuel and fertilize the world, as well as the innovations that surround these industries.

Kristen Johannesson

Manager, Regional Economic Development & Planning
(306) 664-0727

Business in Saskatoon

Saskatoon’s mix of economic diversity, low business costs and high quality of life make it the perfect place for businesses and people to thrive.

Key Industries

Saskatoon is home to the natural resources that feed, fuel and fertilize the world, as well as the innovations that surround these industries.