Creative Saskatchewan grants are available to Saskatchewan artists and creative producers who have a product they are ready to sell.

Applicants to Creative Saskatchewan's Investment Grant Program must meet the following criteria to apply for funding:

  • Be a Saskatchewan resident, Saskatchewan business or corporation
  • Be the cheque recipient (Individual or business whose name is on the cheque)
  • Be a person from the business, organization, or group primarily responsible for the grant
  • Be a creative participant in the project applying for funding (band member, publisher, craftsperson, visual artist, screen-producer, or interactive/digital producer)

Once you are sure you meet the criteria and are ready to apply for funding, please compile your application and submit it to investment@creativesask.ca

All applicants are required to read our Investment Fund Grant Program and Guidelines.

 


 

Grants in alphabetical order

  • All grants receive applications year-round.
  • Most grant applications are processed within 4 to 6 weeks.
  • However, some grant programs process applications only twice each year. This means turnaround times for applications to those grants can be anywhere from 6 weeks to 8 months, depending on when you apply.
  • Each grant page provides details of application turnaround times.

 

Business Capacity Grant

Provides support for projects focused on developing capacity and skills. It is intended to improve business skills, expertise, and support capacity and job growth in the province through workforce readiness.

Creative Industries Production Grant

Funds available to aid in increasing production and refinement of your creative product.

Creative Saskatchewan SaskTel Max Equity Fund

Provides funding for eligible Saskatchewan based television production.

Market & Export Development

Provides support for out of province market access and market development opportunities.

Market Travel Grant & Culture on the Go

Funding for travel to individuals and businesses to attend recognized events where demonstrated market interest has already been identified, established and/or secured.

Performing Arts Tour Support Grant

Supports commercial touring opportunities for Saskatchewan live performing arts organizations.

Research Grant

Supports projects that focus on creative industry based research, and market intelligence activities.

Rogers Digital Development Fund

Supports Digital Media Market Travel and Business Advancement to advance digital media capacity in Saskatchewan’s television and film production industry.

Screen-Based Media Content Development Grant

The objective of this grant is to augment other resources available to qualified Saskatchewan production companies to undertake development of eligible projects and to bring productions to fruition. Examples of eligible development activities include initial concept, treatment, script/design, and pre-production activities.

Screen-Based Media Production Grant

The Screen-Based Media Production Grant will provide financial support to the film, television and interactive digital media industries for production activities.

Sound Recording Grant 

Supports the production of sound recordings for promotional use and/or a commercial release. There are two streams available for applicants: Single or Demo Sound Recording and Commercial Sound Recording.

 


 

GRANTS by creative sector

  • All grants receive applications year-round. 
  • Most grant applications are processed within 4 to 6 weeks.
  • However, some grant programs process applications only twice each year. This means turnaround times for applications to those grants can be anywhere from 6 weeks to 8 months, depending on when you apply.
  • Each grant page provides details of application turnaround times.

 

MUSIC GRANTS


 

Sound Recording Grant

Supports the production of sound recordings for promotional use and/or a commercial release. There are two streams available for applicants: Single or Demo Sound Recording and Commercial Sound Recording.

Market Travel Grant & Culture on the Go

Funding for travel to individuals and businesses to attend recognized events where demonstrated market interest has already been identified, established and/or secured.

Performing Arts Tour Support Grant

Supports commercial touring opportunities for Saskatchewan live performing arts organizations.

Market & Export Development

Provides support for out of province market access and market development opportunities.

Business Capacity Grant

Provides support for projects focused on developing capacity and skills. It is intended to improve business skills, expertise, and support capacity and job growth in the province through workforce readiness.

Research Grant

Supports projects that focus on creative industry based research, and market intelligence activities.

 

SCREEN-BASED MEDIA GRANTS


 

Screen-Based Media Production Grant

The Screen-Based Media Production Grant will provide financial support to the film, television and interactive digital media industries for production activities.

Screen-Based Media Content Development Grant

The objective of this grant is to augment other resources available to qualified Saskatchewan production companies to undertake development of eligible projects and to bring productions to fruition. Examples of eligible development activities include initial concept, treatment, script/design, and pre-production activities.

Creative Saskatchewan SaskTel Max Equity Fund

Provides funding for eligible Saskatchewan based television production.

Rogers Digital Development Fund

Supports Digital Media Market Travel and Business Advancement to advance digital media capacity in Saskatchewan’s television and film production industry.

Market & Export Development

Provides support for out of province market access and market development opportunities.

Business Capacity Grant

Provides support for projects focused on developing capacity and skills. It is intended to improve business skills, expertise, and support capacity and job growth in the province through workforce readiness.

Research Grant

Supports projects that focus on creative industry based research, and market intelligence activities.

Market Travel Grant & Culture on the Go

Funding for travel to individuals and businesses to attend recognized events where demonstrated market interest has already been identified, established and/or secured.

 

VISUAL ARTS AND FINE CRAFT GRANTS


 

Creative Industries Production Grant

Funds available to aid in increasing production and refinement of your creative product.

Market & Export Development

Provides support for out of province market access and market development opportunities.

Business Capacity Grant

Provides support for projects focused on developing capacity and skills. It is intended to improve business skills, expertise, and support capacity and job growth in the province through workforce readiness.

Research Grant

Supports projects that focus on creative industry based research, and market intelligence activities.

Market Travel Grant & Culture on the Go

Funding for travel to individuals and businesses to attend recognized events where demonstrated market interest has already been identified, established and/or secured.

 

BOOK PUBLISHING GRANTS


 

Creative Industries Production Grant

Funds available to aid in increasing production and refinement of your creative product.

Market & Export Development

Provides support for out of province market access and market development opportunities.

Business Capacity Grant

Provides support for projects focused on developing capacity and skills. It is intended to improve business skills, expertise, and support capacity and job growth in the province through workforce readiness.

Research Grant

Supports projects that focus on creative industry based research, and market intelligence activities.

Market Travel Grant & Culture on the Go

Funding for travel to individuals and businesses to attend recognized events where demonstrated market interest has already been identified, established and/or secured.

Sound Recording Grant

Supports the production of sound recordings for promotional use and/or a commercial release. There are two streams available for applicants: Single or Demo Sound Recording and Commercial Sound Recording.

 

LIVE PERFORMING ARTS GRANTS


 

Performing Arts Tour Support Grant

Supports commercial touring opportunities for Saskatchewan live performing arts organizations.

Creative Industries Production Grant

Funds available to aid in increasing production and refinement of your creative product.

Market & Export Development

Provides support for out of province market access and market development opportunities.

Business Capacity Grant

Provides support for projects focused on developing capacity and skills. It is intended to improve business skills, expertise, and support capacity and job growth in the province through workforce readiness.

Research Grant

Supports projects that focus on creative industry based research, and market intelligence activities.

Market Travel Grant & Culture on the Go

Funding for travel to individuals and businesses to attend recognized events where demonstrated market interest has already been identified, established and/or secured.

 

INTERACTIVE DIGITAL MEDIA


 

Market & Export Development

Provides support for out of province market access and market development opportunities.

Business Capacity Grant

Provides support for projects focused on developing capacity and skills. It is intended to improve business skills, expertise, and support capacity and job growth in the province through workforce readiness.

Research Grant

Supports projects that focus on creative industry based research, and market intelligence activities.

Market Travel Grant & Culture on the Go

Funding for travel to individuals and businesses to attend recognized events where demonstrated market interest has already been identified, established and/or secured.

Screen-Based Media Production Grant

The Screen-Based Media Production Grant will provide financial support to the film, television and interactive digital media industries for production activities.

 

Forms for all applicants

Per Diem Rate Calculator:

    PDF

Travel Itinerary Report (for Screen-Based Media Content Development, Business Capacity, Creative Industry Production, Market and Export Development, or Research):

    EXCEL

 

 

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Questions?

For questions about grant programs and the application process, please contact Creative Saskatchewan at 306-798-9035 or 1-800-561-9933 (toll free in Saskatchewan).

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