The Market and Export Development Grant provides support to individuals and businesses for market access and market development opportunities intended to improve visibility and generate sales.
The Guidelines were approved on April 1, 2023 for the 2023-24 Fiscal Year. Any amendments made after the fact will be posted here:
Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria defined in the Creative Saskatchewan Investment Fund General Program Guidelines.
There are two streams available to eligible applicants:
Activities must be in support of project(s) that would meet the criteria for Creative Saskatchewan production grants.
The intent of this Appendix is to provide a snapshot of the production grant’s eligible and ineligible activities. It is the applicant’s responsibility to read complete grant guidelines before applying.
The Book Publishing Production Grant assists eligible Saskatchewan book publishers in the production and marketing of titles intended for commercial release.
The Craft & Visual Arts Production Grant supports craft persons and visual artists in the production of creative products intended for the commercial marketplace. (This criterion does not apply to eligible commercial galleries).
The Digital Game Development Grant provides eligible Saskatchewan applicants with financial investment in support of the production of innovative and original digital games and eLearning properties.
The Feature Film Production Grant provides financial support to eligible applicants for feature film and television productions that have secured a relevant market trigger or distribution agreement of fair market value.
The Filmmaker’s Grant supports emerging Saskatchewan filmmakers with mentorship and production funds to produce commercial screen content under ten minutes in length. Content can be in most genres, including dramatic, animation, and documentary, web series and music video. Ineligible genres include experimental, game shows, pornography, sports, news, and magazine-style content.
The Live Performing Arts Production Grant assists eligible Saskatchewan individuals and companies in the production of a series of performances intended for paying audiences.
The Sound Recording Grant supports the production of commercially viable sound recordings for commercial release.