Discover The RESP Grants You May Be Eligible To Receive

Saskatchewan Advantage Grant for Education Savings (SAGES)

As a resident of Saskatchewan, your child may be eligible for the newly introduced education grant which matches up to 10% annually on the first $2,500 of contributions from birth to age 17, with a lifetime maximum of $4,500. Heritage is expecting to begin processing SAGES applications in fall 2013 and this provincial grant will be retroactive to all contributions made from January 1, 2013. Open a Heritage RESP today and your Heritage representative will be in contact with you to complete your SAGES application once it becomes available.

With SAGES you may qualify for up to an additional $4,500!

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on SAGES:

 

What is the Saskatchewan Advantage Grant for Education Savings (SAGES)?

This grant is offered to each resident beneficiary who is 17 years old or under. It is 10% of annual contributions made into an RESP on or after January 1, 2013 and has an annual maximum of $250 and a lifetime maximum of $4,500 per eligible beneficiary. We are advised that the government of Saskatchewan has begun accepting applications for SAGES effective Fall 2013.

 

How do I apply for the Saskatchewan Advantage Grant for Education Savings (SAGES)?

  • Register the birth or adoption of the child.
  • Apply for a birth certificate for the child.
  • Apply for a Social Insurance Number (SIN) for your child (at any Canada/Alberta Service Centre). Visit the Service Canada website for more information on the SIN application process.
  • Open a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) with an RESP provider such as Heritage Education Funds and make a deposit.
  • Download the Saskatchewan Advantage Grant for Education Savings application form SDE 0093 Annex C
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    Understanding the Terms

    SAGES*

    "SAGES" stands for the "Saskatchewan Advantage Grant for Education Savings*", which is the grant from the Government of Saskatchewan with the cumulative lifetime maximum of $4,500 per eligible beneficiary.

    For more terms visit our Glossary.

     

    * Certain conditions apply, please see Prospectus for full details.