Member Assistance Program (MAP)

Saskatchewan Soccer Association (SSA) is pleased to distribute over $239,000 in funding from Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund for Sport, Culture and Recreation's Membership Assistance Program to Member Organizations (MO) to allocate funds directly to members, to support Member Organizations to align their efforts with SSA, increase the number of participants, expand sport and organizational development opportunities, strengthen local capacity to grow the game, and assist with promotion of soccer in Saskatchewan.

Grant Application

The Member Assistance Program (MAP) Grant application deadline is April 15 at midnight. New to 2023, MAP has moved online to Submittable! 
MAP Grant Easy Guide: Outlines the highlights relating to MAP, as well as provides suggestions for projects under each of the funding categories.
Grant Policy, Article 2 - MAP Grant: Outlines complete requirements, expectations, and deadlines to the MAP Grant. Read this document in its entirety to clearly understand the MAP Grant.
2023 MAP Grant Webinar: Walk through of the MAP grant application.
2023 MAP Grant Webinar 2: Walk through of the MAP grant application.
2024 MAP Grant Webinar: Walk through of the MAP grant application.
Population Based and Special Project Funding Applications
Submittable Technical Questions?
MAP Grant Process

Member Eligibility Requirements 

Submit SSA annual membership renewal, fee, and all required documentation. 
Register (directly, through partners, or through MO entities) all participants (players, team personnel, match officials, and volunteers) served by their organization or clubs/entities that fall under their governance authority. 
Have paid all outstanding invoices. 
Have met all SSA deadlines and obligations outlined in the by-laws and policies of SSA. 
Meet the requirements of 2.3.1 and be in good standing on the application and follow-up deadlines (i.e. have no debt or discipline related matters that are outstanding).  
Eligible Regular Member Organizations (MO) must hold a minimum QSP status or actively working towards QSP through Canada Soccer Club Licensing online portal.
Once in the process:  
Members who have not achieved QSP - you must provide an annual update on progress against SSA defined standards.  MO have 2 years to complete the process to remain eligible for MAP Funding
Canada Soccer Club Licensing - Quality Soccer Provider (QSP)
As part of this year’s MAP Grant process, eligible member organizations will now be required to hold a minimum QSP status or be engaged in obtaining QSP. MO's who submit their declaration of interest form must meet their criteria deadlines in order to be eligible for MAP funding. 
For more information on Club Licensing please visit SSA Club Licensing

Sask Lotteries Recognition

The recognition of Sask Lotteries is important and must be done according to Sask Sport MAP Grant Funding Guidelines.
The Sask Lotteries logo was refreshed and released in January 2020. Consult this website for updated materials.

MAP Grant Follow-Up

The MAP Grant follow-up deadline is November 1 at midnight.
MAP Grant Follow Up Report: Use the same credentials used when submitting your MAP Grant application. For step by step instructions reference the MAP Grant Follow Up - Step by Step Guide. 
MAP Grant Follow Up Guidelines: Highlights important information relating to the follow-up process, what constitutes an acceptable receipt, and the funds dispersal process.
MAP Grant Follow Up Step by Step Guide: A guide with images to walk you through the follow-up report.

If you have any questions:

MAP Applications - Coordinator, Member Services 
Club Licensing - Ashlyn Therens, 

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