The grant helps cover the costs of travel expenses to specific market opportunities.
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.
In response to COVID-19:
Applications seeking support to participate in virtual, online market opportunities are welcome.
This grant is currently accepting applications from all creative sectors.
Open date: April 28, 2022
Deadline: Closed when funding is exhausted
If a deadline falls on a statutory holiday or a weekend, applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm the following business day.
This grant can provide up to a maximum of 50% of the approved travel budget, to a maximum of $5,000 per project.
In most cases, your project begins with an invitation to participate in a particular market. For example:
Musicians who are invited to showcase at a festival or conference.
Craftspeople who have been invited to exhibit and sell at a curated gift fair.
Artists who have been invited to show a solo exhibition at a commercial gallery.
WHAT HAPPENS IF AN EVENT IS POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19?
If the event is in less than six months, you can simply ask for a final report extension. If the event is rescheduled and is over six months away, applicants can report on the expenses incurred to date and can re-apply to the Market Travel Fund at a later date (program guidelines can change, so please ensure you and the activity for which you are applying are eligible for funding).