How to Apply For Funding
The Kinsmen Foundation welcomes your application for funding.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Do I qualify for funding? All individuals with a valid Saskatchewan Healthcare card are eligible to apply. The Kinsmen Foundation is the funder of last resort. If you are able to self-fund, crowd-fund, or have other avenues of resources, to please utilize those first, before applying to us.
Can anyone apply? Regardless of age, anyone that holds a valid Saskatchewan Healthcare card is eligible to apply.
Does the Kinsmen Foundation/Telemiracle help individuals that live outside of Saskatchewan? To our knowledge, Saskatchewan is unique in that we are the only province in Canada that holds such a telethon. All monies raised at Telemiracle are used to help Saskatchewan residents only. With one exception, the city of Lloydminster, all residents of Lloydminster are welcome to apply.
Can I apply for out of country medical travel? The Kinsmen Foundation considers applications for individuals to access medical treatment, be it out of province or out of country, providing all treatment is covered by Saskatchewan Health.
What does the Kinsmen Foundation fund? The Kinsmen Foundation looks at funding individuals access to medical treatment outside of their home community, and/or special needs, mobility or communication equipment.
How long does it take to find out if I am approved? The Kinsmen Foundation holds nine meetings per year. All decisions are made during the meetings and individuals are notified immediately after by a phone call and a letter.
Is there a way to submit an emergency application for medical travel? The Kinsmen Foundation does have an emergency process for medical travel funding only. In the event the medical appointment is prior to our next Board meeting, we can proceed as an emergency. The typical response time, upon receipt of all the information, is within two business days.
For more information or to get an application form, please contact our Senior Foundation Administrator, Geneen Guinan.
Contact for Geneen Guinan:
Phone: 306.244.6400 Extension 1 (one)
Upon receipt of all necessary information, applications will be reviewed by the Kinsmen Foundation Board of Directors.
Application Submission Deadlines
February 7, 2020
March 20, 2020
April 24, 2020
June 5, 2020