Payments & Donations
» Guild Donations
Donations can be made by sending a cheque or money order to the address below, or by through PayPal using one of the forms at the bottom of this page.
Saskatchewan Writers' Guild
Regina, SK S4P 3R9
Donations can be directed towards one of 6 funds:
- SWG General Fund
Donations to the SWG General operations fund helps provide programming where and as needed. Funds can also help purchase equipment, such as cameras, photocopier, fax machine, and other necessities to ensure smooth running operations .
- Writers/Artists Retreats
For nearly thirty years, the Saskatchewan Writers and Artists Retreat has served thousands of Saskatchewan and Canadian writers and artists by providing a quiet refuge where creative people can come together and practice their craft. This program of the Saskatchewan Writers' Guild provides uninterrupted working time along with opportunities for thought-provoking exchange of ideas after working hours and at mealtimes.
- Grain Magazine
Donations towards Grain Magazine assist in publishing SWG's internationally recognize literary quarterly.
- Andrew Suknaski Writers' Assistance Fund (WAF)
When members of the Saskatchewan Writers' Guild develop an urgent and immediate need (not connected to writing) that requires financial support, they are able to apply for emergency assistance through the Writers' Assistance Fund. Founded by senior writers in the Guild and supported by member donations, the fund is administered by the Executive Director and a committee of the SWG.
- Patricia Armstrong Fund
This fund supports bringing writers to rural areas of the province to conduct workshops.
Tax receipts will be issued for all donations (annually before the end of February the following year.)
For more information contact the Saskatchewan Writers' Guild at firstname.lastname@example.org or 306.791.7749.