The Saskatchewan Arts Board has established adjudication procedures for all funding programs to ensure applications are assessed by qualified people.
Deadlines vary from program to program. Applications must be submitted or postmarked by the deadline date, as indicated in the program's application package.
Information submitted in grant applications is collected, used and disclosed in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act. View our full confidentiality statement here.
Questions? Check the Grants and Funding FAQs.
The Aboriginal Editors Circle provides Aboriginal editors and publishers with peer mentorship, informed dialogue and knowledge about issues distinct to editing manuscripts by Indigenous authors.
Deadline has passed
The Access Copyright Foundation provides grants to publishers, individual creators and publishing, writing and visual arts organizations.
Deadline for Research: February 1
Deadline for Events:
November 1 Deadline extended to November 10, 2014
The Arts Entrepreneurship & Business Development Course assists Saskatchewan artists and arts entrepreneurs to develop sustainable careers or business ventures in the province.
Deadline has passed
ArtsSmarts Saskatchewan offers schools and their communities a chance to enhance arts-related activities that are linked to educational outcomes through partnerships with professional artists.
L’objectif du programme est d’élargir l’accès à des activités artistiques pertinentes, d’approfondir l’engagement des élèves à l’égard de leur apprentissage, de cultiver des capacités et des attitudes d’apprentissage multidisciplinaires et de susciter un intérêt durable dans les arts.
ArtsSmarts and TreatySmarts: November 1 / le 1er novembre
GénieArts et GénieTraité: November 1 / le 1er novembre
Artist in Residence (Phase 1): November 1 / le 1er novembre
Artist in Residence (Phase 2): To be determined / À déterminer
Funding for creative industry initiatives may be available through Creative Saskatchewan.
Explore and Connect funds short-term projects that allow eligible applicants to engage in the arts through performances, workshops, exhibitions, commissions, etc., led by a professional artist or arts professional (e.g. curator), and presented as single events or as a series. Explore and Develop funding assists eligible applicants to research, plan and develop an artist residency that may lead to an application for an Artist in Residence project.
Deadline for Explore and Connect and Explore and Develop: November 15
Deadline for Artist in Residence: May 15
The Culture on the Go program funds projects that are non-commercial in nature and encourage innovative approaches to touring and connect audiences to Saskatchewan artists and artistic products.
Deadline for Travel: Anytime during the year
Deadline for Touring: January 31, 2015
Eligible Organizations Annual Global Funding supports eligible provincial cultural organizations with program mandates in the arts in Saskatchewan.
Deadline: To be determined
This program is under review. As such, applications are not being accepted at this time.
The Independent Artists Program supports Saskatchewan artists to pursue their creative work and careers by funding creative, professional development or research projects, and the production and/or presentation of artistic works.
Deadlines: March 15 and October 1
The Indigenous Pathways Initiative funds Indigenous artists and Traditional Knowledge Keepers/Elders in Saskatchewan to develop their artistic/cultural practices or share their art, skills and teachings.
Deadlines: April 15 and November 15
Premier’s Centennial Arts Scholarships provide financial assistance to Saskatchewan undergraduate students in their development as professional artists.
Deadline: May 15
The Professional Arts Organizations Program provides annual or multi-year funding to support an organization's professional arts programs and services, and governance, management, administrative and operational functions.
Multi-Year deadline has passed
Annual deadline: January 15
Programs that may serve similar needs:
The Saskatchewan Foundation for the Arts Artists Awards Program provides financial assistance to Saskatchewan artists to create or develop new work or work in progress.
Deadline has passed
The SaskFestivals program supports and encourages eligible festival organizations in the province that have a positive impact on the arts in Saskatchewan.
Deadline for Multi-year: Deadline has passed
Deadline for Annual: January 15
Deadline for Project: Deadline has passed
Travel Grants can now be found under the Culture on the Go program.