SLGA announces first grants of 2017

Roughly 50 local charities, non-profits and organizations are set to receive a big chunk of funding from the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA).

On Tuesday, the organization announced $1.3 million in financial support for more than 700 organizations across Saskatchewan. Roughly $71,600 of that grant money will go towards Prince Albert causes.

The biggest grant recipient are the Prince Albert Raiders, who will receive $23,851.80. Other local organizations receiving support include the Prince Albert Indian Metis Friendship Centre, the Optimist Club of Prince Albert, the Prince Albert Safe Shelter for Women and the Prince Albert SPCA.

SLGA spokesman David Morris said they were happy to have a chance to give their support.

For more on this story, please see the Jan. 18 print or online edition of the Daily Herald