Independent Artists Program

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.

Application Closing Dates

  • March 15
  • October 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

  • Emerging or established professional artists who are Saskatchewan residents and Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

Please review the relevant application package for more information on eligibility.

Maximum Funding

  • Maximum funding levels vary


  • Applicants are informed of grant decisions no later than 90 days after the deadline.
  • A list of grant recipients will be posted below.


Visual (projects south of Saskatoon, including Regina area):

Risa Payant
(306) 787-4659 (Regina) or (800) 667-7526 (Toll-Free)

Visual (projects north of Saskatoon, including Saskatoon area):

Noreen Neu
(306) 964-1166


Gail Paul Armstrong
(306) 787-4550 (Regina) or (800) 667-7526 (Toll-Free)


Noreen Neu
(306) 964-1166 (Saskatoon) or (800) 667-7526 (Toll-Free)


Karen Henders
(306) 787-9634 (Regina) or (800) 667-7526 (Toll-Free)

Dance, Theatre and Multidisciplinary:

Joanne Gerber
(306) 964-1163 (Saskatoon) or (800) 667-7526 (Toll-Free)

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