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This grant can support your effort to better understand, interpret, and capitalize on market forces affecting your creative sector.


This grant is open to applicants from all creative sectors supported by Creative Saskatchewan.

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.

Please note: If your project does not meet the eligibility criteria for a production grant, it is also not eligible for the Business Capacity Grant, the Research Grant, or the Market and Export Development Grant.

Projects that are eligible for any Creative Saskatchewan production grant (Book Publishing Production, Craft and Visual Arts Production, Digital Game Development, Live Performing Arts Production, and Sound Recording) are not eligible under the Research Grant. 


Book Publishing:

  • Open date: June 1, 2022

  • Deadline: November 2, 2022


Craft & Visual Arts:

  • Open date: June 1, 2022

  • Deadline: January 5, 2023

Live Performing Arts:

  • Open date: June 1, 2022

  • Deadline: November 15, 2022

Film & TV:

  • Open date: June 1, 2022

  • Deadline: December 7, 2022

Interactive Digital:

  • Open date: June 1, 2022

  • Deadline: October 26, 2022


  • Open date: June 1, 2022

  • Deadline: January 11, 2023


If a deadline falls on a statutory holiday or a weekend, applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm the following business day.


Projects may be funded up to 50% of the approved budget to a maximum of $25,000.00 (whichever is the lesser). Funding limits apply (see Official Grant Guidelines for details).


Some examples of project that could be supported include:

  • market research

  • emerging technologies research

  • competitive research

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Changes and updates for 2022

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


Don't hesitate to ask about your idea.

The Research Grant invests in a wide spectrum of projects that help creative entrepreneurs test new ideas. Ask us if your idea is a good fit.


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.


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.