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FCC Regina Spirit Fund Successful Past Projects

Want to learn more about the types of programs the FCC Regina Spirit Fund supports? Browse through the last three years of successful past projects below. 

# Organization Amount Project
1 Circle Project Association Inc. $15,000 Create a welcoming space at the Cultural Hub to share hospitality and build community.
2 Regina Residential Resource Centre $15,000 Build a sensory space to help people with intellectual disabilities or sensory issues learn to regulate their reactions to external stimuli by developing coping skills.
3 Regina Treaty/Status Indian Services $15,000 Upgrade ventilation and facilities for cultural wellness and healing programs for at-risk Indigenous youth.
4 Learning Disabilities Association of Saskatchewan $10,000 Furnish five classrooms with smart boards, tables, chairs and desks.
5 Munch Cafe and Catering Inc. $10,000 Buy a reliable van for catering orders and grocery pick-up, helping provide food services training and employment for adults with cognitive disabilities.
6 Queen City Eastview Community Association Inc. $10,000 Update the kitchen and public spaces in the Eastview Community Centre to better serve the public.
7 Regina Multicultural Council $10,000 Upgrade IT systems and retrofit existing boiler.
8 Regina Open Door Society $10,000 Upgrade website to improve newcomer access to resources and online learning.
9 Regina Public Library $10,000 Increase access to technologies for people with disabilities and physical limitations
10 Saskatchewan Science Centre $10,000 Provide an accessible playground that encourages lifelong play and learning.
11 AIDS Programs South Saskatchewan $5,000 Provide nutritious lunches for people with substance use disorders.
12 Alano Club of Regina Inc. $5,000 Improve security and comfort for members attending addiction meetings by upgrading security system, chairs, windows and LED lighting.
13 Four Directions Community Health Centre $5,000 Provide nutritious lunches to community members in need.
14 Regina Food for Learning $5,000 Serve healthy snacks and meals to at-risk children and youth in schools.
15 Regina Transition House $5,000 Help women and children access technology to receive services in the community.
16 The Salvation Army Haven of Hope Ministries $5,000 Purchase a bread and meat slicer for a to-go bagged lunch program for children.
17 Kidsport Regina $2,500 Provide sports equipment for children who are unable to buy their own.
18 Queen City United Soccer Club $2,500 Purchase a scoreboard for an indoor multi-sport facility.
# Organization Amount Project
1 Souls Harbour Rescue Mission $25,000 Purchase a van to pick up and distribute food and clothing donations.
2 ALS Society of Saskatchewan, Inc. $15,000 Purchase equipment and communication devices to support those affected by ALS in Regina.
3 St. Gregory School $15,000 Create an outdoor learning and reconciliation space for students and the community.
4 Little Memories Childcare Co-operative $15,000 Repair and upgrade the daycare’s entrance to provide adequate accessibility to clients.
5 The Canadian Institute for the Blind (CNIB) $15,000 Purchase equipment and communication devices for their Virtual Reality Room, to help ease the anxiety clients experience when learning to navigate a new environment with a cane and guide dog.
6 The Regina Work Preparation Centre Inc. $10,000 Upgrade the technology used to prepare job seekers for re-entry into the labour force.
7 Planned Parenthood Regina $10,000 Provide basic gynecological assessment, care and referral for newcomers, Indigenous women, and women and young girls who have been sexually assaulted.
8 Student Energy in Action for Regina Community Health, Inc. (SEARCH) $9,750 Provide dietitian-approved, hot meals to SEARCH clients weekly.
9 All Nations Hope Network $7,500 Restore aboriginal culture and traditions within the community by providing aboriginal cultural knowledge and ceremonies to the citizens of Regina and area.
10 Regina Minor Football 2000 Inc. $7,500 Install a clock and video scoreboard at Leibel Field.
11 Listen to Dis’ Community Arts Organization Inc. $5,250 Increase accessibility of programs and services through adaptive technology, including a chair lift and ramp.
12 South Zone Community Gardens Association $5,000 Convert carbon-based equipment to electricity and install a solar charging station.
13 Lakeview Community Association $5,000 Transform unused space and update the existing play area in Lakeview Park.
14 Youth Ballet of Saskatchewan $2,500 Update computer equipment, assisting the “Explore Movement” project for SaskAbilities Life Enrichment clients.
15 Albert Park Community Association $2,500 Purchase a sound system to use for events throughout the city.
# Organization Amount Project
1 YMCA Regina $20,000 Purchase a vehicle to help transport participants of Beyond the Bell program for homework help, extracurricular activities and food security as needed. 
2 YWCA Regina $20,000 Purchase a vehicle to provide transportation for women and families served in shelter and outreach work.
3 The Caring Place $17,500 Capital expansion funding for the Cultural Healing Centre that will house the Healing Circles, Healing the Inner Child, and Art, Music, Play Therapy programs.
4 Food 4 Life / Saskatchewan Health Authority $10,000 Purchase a display fridge and icemaker to help increase clients' food security while maintaining their autonomy and dignity through low-cost produce, eggs, milk, bread and meat. Our store has been providing food demonstrations, sample dishes and recipes to residents in the Al Ritchie and Heritage neighbourhoods for over 10 years. 
5 Friends of the Royal Saskatchewan Museum $10,000 Upgrade the auditorium, which hosts a wide variety of educational and community-based events every year.
6 Jean Vanier School Community Council  $9,300 Purchase a touch sensory panel as part of upgrading the sensory room at the school. 
7 Artesian Performing Arts $8,000 Replace the current stage curtains with flame-retardant ones to ensure a safe and enhanced experience for the wide variety of non-profit groups, community members and artists who use the space. 
8 Kids First Day Care Centre $7,000 Purchase a commercial dishwasher to support the food program for children at the daycare centre. 
9 SCEP CENTRE Early Intervention & Training Services $6,500 Create a calming sensory play area for kids accessing the socialization, communication and education services of our organization.
10 Grow Regina Community Garden $5,000 Build an accessible garden so gardeners with mobility limitations can grow their own food.
11 Mobile Crisis Services $5,000 Provide winter clothing, accessories and personal hygiene items to those in need. 
12 Regina Marlins Swim Club $5,000 Replace the aging starting blocks, which are necessary for training and are increasingly becoming safety hazards, at the YMCA pool downtown. 
13 Wascana Archers $5,000 Upgrades to the indoor archery range and equipment improvements. 
14 Regina Public Interest Research Group $4,000 Plant an orchard to expand an existing community garden. The orchard will be open to the public and its produce free for all to enjoy. It will also be a site of education about food production and sustainability.
15 Teddy Bears Anonymous $3,000 Provide a teddy bear for every sick child in hospital, bringing a sense of normalcy, comfort and peace at a difficult time. 
16 Dr. L.M. Hanna Elementary School Community Council $2,500 Upgrades to play structure at Dr. L.M. Hanna, a Regina public school in Argyle Park - Englewood.
17 Holy Rosary Community School Community Council $2,500 Upgrades to play structure at Holy Rosary, a community school with strong ties to Holy Rosary Roman Catholic parish in the Cathedral district of Regina.
18 North East Community Association $2,500 Providing nutritious food to 30 children per day from food-insecure homes.
19 St. Jerome School Community Council $2,500 Upgrades to St. Jerome School play structure.
St. Jerome is a Catholic elementary school in Sherwood Estates.
20 Walker School Community Council $2,500 Upgrades to play structure at Regina public school Walker Elementary in Rosemont Park.
21 Common Weal Community Arts $2,200 Purchase a new printer and magnetic white board for improved functioning in the office space. Printing materials in-house will free up time and resources to spend on programs that operate as a bridge between artists and the community.