PER DIEM, MILEAGE & 

 EXCHANGE RATES 

ABOUT PER DIEM

  • Applicants to Creative Saskatchewan grants may be eligible to claim a per diem 

  • Per diem recipients must be residents of Saskatchewan

  • Partial day per diems are not calculated. A partial travel day may be claimed as a full travel day.

  • Applicants can determine the correct per diem rate to claim on their application by choosing the appropriate category of travel listed below​​

TRAVEL WITHIN
CANADA
$45.00 CAD
Full day per diem
effective April 4, 2019
TRAVEL WITHIN
USA
$80.00 CAD
Full day per diem
effective April 4, 2019
TRAVEL INTERNATIONALLY
(EXCLUDING USA)
$150.00 CAD
Full day per diem
effective April 4, 2019

MILEAGE RATE

In some situations, applicants may be able to claim mileage as an eligible expense on their application for a Creative Saskatchewan grant.

The current mileage rate is: 

  • 47.36¢ per kilometre effective Apr 1, 2021

  • 45.35¢ per kilometre​ effective Oct 1, 2020 - Mar 31, 2021

  • 46.25¢ per kilometre​ effective Apr 1, 2020 - Sept 30, 2020

ACCOMODATIONS

Accommodations are limited to $300 per night per room (Canadian funds), inclusive of all taxes. If the rate exceeds the amount, only the excessive amount is disallowed.

CURRENCY CONVERSION REQUIRED

Applicants are required to convert foreign currency to Canadian dollars for all correspondence with Creative Saskatchewan.

For this purpose, applicants must use this Currency Conversion Calculator.

Important note: when using the calculator, set the conversion date to the date of the actual expense by choosing "Custom dates" under "Select date range."