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LIVE PERFORMING ARTS PRODUCTION GRANT

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GRANT OVERVIEW

This grant invests in Live Performing Arts projects that are ready to be staged for a paying audience to expand commercial potential. Live performances and digital broadcasts are eligible.

ELIGIBLE CREATIVE SECTORS

This grant invests exclusively in the Live Performing Arts creative sector.

This sector includes theatre, musical theatre and dance.

Ineligible Creative Sectors

Music, Film and TV, Publishing, Craft and Visual Arts, and Interactive Digital sectors are not eligible for this grant.

Applicants from these creative sectors seeking production investments should refer to the following grants:

DEADLINE INFORMATION

  Opens May 10, 2021, at 12pm

 Deadline: November 15, 2021, at 4pm

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATES

To provide creative entrepreneurs with improved access to this grant while facing financial pressures associated with COVID-19, a restriction that prevented applicants from including both an administration fee and in-house expenses in their project budget has been temporarily removed.

This grant can be compatible with COVID public gathering restrictions. Online, live-streamed productions are eligible.

OUR INVESTMENT

This grant covers 50% of eligible production costs to a maximum of $20,000.00, whichever is the lesser.

YOUR PROJECT

This grant invests in projects that refine an existing live, stage production to expand commercial potential.

Online, live streaming performances are eligible for this grant.

what's new

Changes and updates for 2020.

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

grant in action

Real-life recipient success stories.

Theatre and dance companies access this grant to help cover production costs. Check out how recipients put this grant to use.

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 for us about how this grant could be improved, we're looking forward to hearing from you. 

OFFICIAL GRANT GUIDELINES


  • All applicants must read the Official Grant Guidelines. The official guidelines supercede all information contained elsewhere on this website, delivered to applicants by Program Officers, or otherwise made publicly available.
  • All applicants must read the General Program Guidelines, which contains important details that apply to all Creative Saskatchewan grants




ASSESSMENT CRITERIA


As explained in the General Program Guidelines your application will be assessed by specific criteria in three categories

  • Relevance
  • Impact
  • Experience & Capacity
Click here for the assessment criteria specific to this grant. You'll be asked these questions as part of the online Grant Management System application process. Listed beside each criteria is the maximum number of points available as each application is scored. Applicants may wish to pay particular attention to criteria with the highest number of points available.




AFTER YOU'RE APPROVED


  • 80% of your grant is paid when the application is approved.
  • The remaining 20% of your grant is paid after the project is complete and your final report has been approved.
  • Don't forget to acknowledge the support you've received from Creative Saskatchewan.
  • You'll be required to acknowledge Creative Saskatchewan's support. Here's how.




OTHER FUNDING RESOURCES


Activities that receive funding from the SK Arts or SaskCulture are not eligible for support through Creative Saskatchewan investment programs. Complete list of other funders sorted by creative sector




APPLICATION PROCESSING TIME


Applicants can expect to receive results within 10 weeks from deadline date.
Results will be delivered via e-mail, and will be available in GMS.