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BUSINESS CAPACITY GRANT

GRANT OVERVIEW

If your Saskatchewan-based business in one of our six creative sectors is up and running and ready to grow, this grant could help you expand, or become more efficient.

CREATIVE SECTOR ELIGIBILTY

Applicants from all creative sectors supported by Creative Saskatchewan are eligible to apply for this grant.

Please note: If your project does not meet the eligibility criteria for a production grant, it is also not eligible for the Business Capacity Grant, the Research Grant, or the Market and Export Development Grant.

A note on eligibility: 

  • If ineligible expenses exceed 50% of the project budget, the application will be deemed ineligible.

  • Activities that receive funding from the Saskatchewan Arts or SaskCulture are not eligible for support through Creative Saskatchewan investment programs.

DEADLINE INFORMATION

Book Publishing:

  • Open date: June 1, 2022

  • Deadline: November 2, 2022

 

Craft & Visual Arts:

  • Open date: June 1, 2022

  • Deadline: January 5, 2023

Live Performing Arts:

  • Open date: June 1, 2022

  • Deadline: November 15, 2022

Film & TV:

  • Open date: June 1, 2022

  • Deadline: December 7, 2022

Interactive Digital:

  • Open date: June 1, 2022

  • Deadline: October 26, 2022

Music:

  • Open date: June 1, 2022

  • Deadline: January 11, 2023

 

If a deadline falls on a statutory holiday or a weekend, applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm the following business day.

OUR INVESTMENT

Projects may be funded up to 50% of the approved project budget to a maximum of $25,000 per applicant per fiscal year (whichever is the lesser) or to a maximum of $50,000 per applicant per 24 months (whichever is the lesser).

YOUR PROJECT

Your project will focus on developing business knowledge, improved efficiencies, expanded workforce capacity and business skills that result in growth, market expansion and improved profitability. For example: attending an entrepreneurial skills course, or a conference that will help your business build a stronger professional network. We welcome proposals for other projects or activities, as long as they are intended to help your business expand.

what's new

Changes and updates for 2022.

We're always consulting with creative industry stakeholders to ensure this grant remains effective. Find out what's been changed most recently.

recipients

Every grant recipient. Every project.

Here's a list of everyone who has recently received this grant, what their project was, and how much they successfully applied for.

suggestions

Go ahead. Tell us what you think.

If you've got some advice about how the Business Capacity Grant, could be improved, we're looking forward to hearing from you.