MARKET TRAVEL
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GRANT OVERVIEW

The grant helps cover the costs of travel expenses to specific market opportunities.

ELIGIBILITY UPDATE

In response to COVID-19, please note the following eligibility updates:
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  • applicants must observe provincial and territorial restrictions

  • applications seeking support to participate in virtual, online market opportunities are welcome

Visit the Government of Saskatchewan's COVID-19 webpage for the most up-to-date information, regarding travel restrictions.

 

This grant is currently accepting applications from all creative sectors.

OUR INVESTMENT

This grant can provide up to a maximum of 50% of the approved travel budget, to a maximum of $5,000 per project.

YOUR 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

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.
  • All applicants must read the Applicant Travel Policy.




APPLICATION TIPS


  • your travel itinerary is a must
  • it must go day-by-day and show everything you've got scheduled each day
  • don't include days that aren't part of the actual event
  • if you've been invited to attend an event, include the invitation in your application
  • describe fully how you plan to actually market your product while you're there




AFTER YOU'RE APPROVED


  • 60% of your grant is payable when you sign the letter of acceptance.
  • Copies of airline receipts may be requested at this time​.
  • ​40% of your grant will be paid after your final report (with all receipts) is submitted and approved.
  • 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 4 weeks from application acceptance date.

  • Results will be delivered via e-mail, and will be available in GMS.





what's new

Changes and updates for 2021.

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.

The Market Travel Grant is Creative Saskatchewan's most subscribed program. Check out a recent example of how a recipient put it 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 about how the Market Travel Grant, could be improved, we're looking forward to hearing from you.