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

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. 
# Organization Amount Project
1 SOFIA House 
$20,000
To buy security cameras that will help keep clients safe.
2 Hope's Home 
$20,000
Renovate a bathroom and install an accessible shower and medical tub. 
3 Regina Education and Action on Child Hunger (REACH)

$17,500

Purchase a van for transporting healthy food to program and partner locations throughout Regina. 
4 Street Worker’s Advocacy Project Regina Inc. 
$17,500
Buy a van to assist marginalized individuals in Regina secure and maintain stable housing. 
5 White Pony Lodge 
$10,000
For development of a website to serve victims of crimes. 
6 Albert Community School 
$7,500
Buy a dishwasher for the school’s nutrition program. 
7 G. Marconi Canadian Italian Club 
$6,500
Renovate washrooms and improve accessibility for patrons. 
8 Neil Squire Society 
$5,700
Buy assistive technology toolkits that will enhance the lives of people with disabilities. 
9 North Central Family Centre
$5,000
Provide healthy snacks and food to serve during some of the youth programs. 
10 Prairie Spirit Connection 
$5,000
Buy nutritious lunches and snacks for families who attend the programming.
11 Regina Community Radio
$5,000
Buy new equipment for Regina’s only community radio station providing diverse and unique programming.
12 Regina Food for Learning
$5,000
Provide breakfasts, snacks and lunches in Regina schools and neighbourhoods to youth at risk.
13 Regina Little Theatre Society 
$5,000
Buy a mobile microphone system that will help bring theatre to people with low mobility. 
14 Saskatchewan Science Centre
$5,000
Create a space to inspire innovation, provide hands-on discovery and build technical skills in youth. 
15 UnderstandUS
$5,000
Develop a curriculum package with resources for mental health education.
16 St. John Ambulance 
$4,800
Replace equipment and update materials for First Aid and CPR training courses.
17 Angels 4 Warmth
$3,000
Buy yarn to make scarves and mitts for those in need.
18 Dress for Success 
$2,500 
Make improvements to the current client suiting area. 
# Organization Amount Project
1 Carmichael Outreach Inc. $25,000 To purchase a van to better serve clients throughout Regina.
2 Autism Resource Centre $17,000 Renovate and improve the independent living and cooking programs.
3 Newo Yotina Friendship Centre $16,000 To provide transportation for underprivileged youth and clients to attend programs and events at the centre.
4 Regina Palliative Care & Bereavement Centre $15,000 To provide a safe space for emotional, physical and mental counselling and healing at Compassionate Companions Support Centre.
5 Canadian Mental Health Association - Regina branch $10,000 To enhance the exterior of the building and purchase a furnace.
6 Eureka Fellowship Society $7,500 To improve the facility for handicap access, and add windows to meeting rooms.
7 Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region $7,500 Provide FRIENDS resiliency training in classrooms from Kindergarten to Grade 12 to improve positive youth development outcomes.
8 Mackenzie Infant Care Centre Inc. $7,500 Repair cracked foundation in basement to prevent water seepage.
9 Thomson Community School Community Council $7,300 To purchase sanitation equipment for nutrition room.
10 Globe Theatre $6,700 To improve access for hard of hearing audience members at Globe Theatre performances.
11 All RISE Project Inc. $5,000 To purchase restaurant equipment for a community-run social enterprise teaching restaurant, The Bannock House, open to the public and serving Indigenous cuisine.
12 Ignite Adult Learning Corporation $5,000 To provide nutritious lunches to young adults attending work programs who are unable to afford their own meals. 
13 Multilingual Association of Regina (MLAR) $5,000 Upgrade computer equipment and software.
14

North Regina Little League

$5,000 To finish building a batting cage and make improvements to parking area to accommodate people with disabilities. 
15 Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame and Museum Inc. $5,000 To enhance the exhibit gallery interactive environment to support adaptive and special needs programming.
16 Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization Inc. $3,000 To provide professional arts programming for people with and without disabilities.
17 Regina Garden Associates Inc. $2,500 To replace the outdoor access ramp to provide equitable access to the Regina Floral Conservatory and adjacent green space.