Before applying, interested applicants must consult with an Public Trust Specialist.
Saskatchewan-based organizations and individuals are eligible.
This may include, but is not limited to:
- Commodity organizations;
- Stewardship and student groups;
- Agricultural producers;
- Urban organizations; and
- Public institutions or agencies.
Collaboration between organizations is encouraged.
Any individual producer applying must earn a minimum of $50,000 gross farm income in Saskatchewan.
If an applicant is involved with livestock operations, they must have a Saskatchewan Premises Identification number.
Eligible projects include:
- Education and training to engage producers in awareness efforts; or
- Development and delivery of tools, resources, programming and communications materials to enhance consumer and youth understanding of, and trust in, modern agriculture.
All initiatives must offer a public benefit. Funding will not be provided for projects that advance private or corporate interests. For example, marketing campaigns to increase the sales of a proprietary product would not be eligible; however, an education campaign promoting how the commodity was produced may be considered.
Eligible expenses can include:
- Costs for planning and organizing public trust conferences, speakers and workshops:
- Speaker fees and travel expenses;
- Room/equipment rental; and
- Development of educational resources:
- Writing, design and printing costs;
- Assembly and distribution; and
- Focus groups and delivery training.
- Creation of awareness and educational campaigns:
- Filming and editing fees;
- Graphic design;
- Writing and printing costs;
- Promotion and hosting fees; and
- Equipment costs pertaining to project.
- Development of displays:
- Design and construction costs;
- Event space rental;
- Travel/set up costs; and
- Development and delivery of related programming.
- Organization of agricultural tours:
- Promotional materials; and
- Admission fees.