Sask Lotteries helps to build solid foundations for our communities by supporting volunteer sport, culture and recreation groups in the province.
These groups provide a wide range of activities in every Saskatchewan community, from our smallest towns to our biggest cities. Sport, culture and recreation activities give us all the opportunity to participate, improve self-esteem, learn teamwork and celebrate our heritage. Getting involved helps build skills and values that last a lifetime and make Saskatchewan a great place to live.
Here is how the Lottery Dollar is spent in Saskatchewan (based on the March 31, 2020 fiscal year):
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Programs and activities funded by Sask Lotteries and initiated by the 12,000 non-profit volunteer organizations are part of the solution in overcoming the province's important social issues. Lottery proceeds fund programs for people of all ages and ability levels to become more involved in community activities, and help remove barriers to participation for people with disabilities, youth, seniors, women and the economically disadvantaged.
Activities supported through the Sask Lotteries system are a major contributor to wellness, funding activities for people of all ages and abilities, ranging from hockey to art camps to aerobics. These programs encourage people to adopt active, healthy lifestyles, which improve their physical and mental health. The work of these volunteer groups also has a significant impact on the provincial economy. It is estimated that every year in Saskatchewan, sport, culture and recreation activities generate over $1 billion worth of economic activity and sustain almost 13,000 jobs.
Sport, culture and recreation are delivered to the people of Saskatchewan through three independent non-profit organizations.