• Schools, clubs, and organizations are eligible to apply with the exception of those associated with a political party or activity, lobby group, or religious organization.
  • Initiatives must be led by Saskatchewan youth residents and take place in Saskatchewan.
  • Application must indicate how the activity or initiative will align with the Be Kind Online philosophies of inclusion, positivity, and influencing social change. Initiatives that focus on the depiction of violence, exclusion, or the negative impacts of bullying will not be accepted.

Terms of Grant

  • Grants can be submitted anytime throughout the year. Applicants are eligible to receive funding once a year. Funding to repeat initiatives may be limited.
  • Activities must demonstrate youth leadership and promote youth engagement.
  • Activities must be sponsored by an adult willing to be responsible for reporting requirement and handling of funds.
  • Youth leaders will be asked to measure their impact. This might include determining the number of people participating or reached by the initiative while demonstrating the impact on those people.
  • Funding is to be used for ongoing initiatives and/or activities and evidence of how youth are involved in and benefit from the initiative is required. Planning, execution, and follow up of the activity are also required.
  • Applications must include a detailed budget that depicts how the grant funds will be spent. For initiatives that exceed the Be Kind Online grant maximum, an indication of other funding partners or a plan to meet the budget shortfall is required.
  • Funds cannot be used for personal promotion or advancement (e.g. competitions).
  • Successful grant recipients will be contacted by a Be Kind Online representative for a request for the written piece for the website and the images for the website a few months after the sponsorship. 
  • Funds may be used for travel costs associated with youth providing service to others (e.g. food banks, nursing homes); travel expenses associated with youth attending events such as We Day or Pink Day rallies will not be covered.
  • Funds will not be issued to cover speaker fees, honorariums, or stipends.
  • Events and/or projects that have already received funding through SaskTel sponsorship including TelCare or Pioneers sponsorship will not be eligible for grant funds. 
  • Grant cheques must be payable to a school or non-profit organization.
  • Funding will not be provided for expenses already incurred.
  • By sending the pictures for use on bekindonline.com you’re confirming that permission has been granted by parents/guardians for use by SaskTel in all advertising media, including but not limited to bekindonline.com, sasktel.com and within the SaskTel social media channels.

For more information about the Be Kind Online grant application, please send an email to info@bekindonline.com.