Artists in Communities (formerly Creative Partnerships)

Artists in Communities (formerly Creative Partnerships) - Projects allows 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; and to research, plan and develop an artist residency that may lead to an application for an Artist in Residence project.

Artists in Communities - Residencies allows eligible applicants to host an artist in residence project by contracting a professional Saskatchewan artists in any discipline to collaboratively engage the community in arts activities.

Artists in Communities is a joint initiative of the Saskatchewan Arts Board and SaskCulture Inc. and is supported by funding provided by the Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund for Sport, Culture and Recreation

Questions?  Check the Artists in Communities FAQs

Application Closing Date 

  • May 1

Note: If the application closing date falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the closing date is moved to the next working day.

Eligibile Applicants

  • Eligible Applicants: Partnerships that include organizations, community groups, businesses or other stakeholders and professional artists

Please review the application package for more information on eligibility.

Maximum Funding

  • Residencies: $40,000
  • Projects: $10,000


  • Applicants are informed of grant decisions no later than 45 days after the deadline.  
  • A list of grant recipients will be posted below.

Forms and Information

**Documents are subject to revision up to six weeks before the submission deadline.**

**Applications are currently under construction. Please contact the consultant (information below).**



pdficon small Artists in Communities - Residencies application package 


pdficon small Artists in Communities - Projects application package 

Budget template

 Artists in Communities budget template 

  • Contact the consultant for reporting information

pdficon small Creative Partnerships Explorations final report form 

Recent Recipients


Jay Kimball
(306) 787-4659 (Regina) or (800) 667-7526 (Toll-Free)
Lindsay Knight
(306) 964-1165 or (800) 667-7526 (Toll-Free)
For projects serving Aboriginal communities and/or related to Aboriginal art, skills or knowledge

Our Partner

Sask Culture