The Foundation has both an educational and a humanitarian mandate, providing financial support to people and projects within the Leader-Post's market area in southern Saskatchewan. While it was originally named in honor of Leader-Post carriers, the Foundation does not restrict its support to past or present carriers.
As of August 2007, the Foundation has awarded $225,000 in scholarships and bursaries to southern Saskatchewan students for post-secondary education. It has also committed a grant of $100,000 for a library in the new mother-baby unit at the Regina General Hospital.
Bursaries of $5,000 each are awarded each summer to a selected number of students who meet the Foundation's criteria for financial assistance. These include school and community involvement, academics and financial need.
To find out what type of financial assistance LEADER-POST FOUNDATION INC may offer, please visit their website at: http://www.leaderpostnie.com/nie?PAGEID=10