Indigenous Pathways Initiative - Grants to Artists

The Indigenous Pathways Initiative funds Indigenous artists in Saskatchewan to develop their artistic/cultural practices or share their art, skills and teachings.

  • Independent Artists Projects

Support Indigenous artists to work independently on their own artistic/cultural practice, either in a traditional or contemporary art form

  • Community Projects

Support Indigenous artists and Traditional Knowledge Keepers/Elders to share their art, skills and teachings with their communities through activities such as workshops, gatherings or mentorships.

This program includes funds received through the 2005 Canada Games Building Dreams and Champions Legacy Program: Emerging Aboriginal Artists Award.

Questions? Check the Indigenous Pathways Initiative FAQs.


  • April 15
  • November 15
Note: If the deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the deadline is moved to the next working day.

Eligible Applicants

  • Indigenous artists and/or Traditional Knowledge Keepers/Elders working in any art form who are Saskatchewan residents; small groups or collectives of Saskatchewan Indigenous artists working in any art form.

Please review the application package for more information on eligibility.

Maximum Grant

  • $7,500


  • Applicants are informed of grant decisions no later than 60 days after the deadline.
  • A list of grant recipients will be posted below.

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Leslie-Anne Wilson
Program Consultant - Community Engagement
(306) 964-1165 (Saskatoon) or (800) 667-7526 (Toll-Free)
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