RESEARCH

GRANT

 NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FROM ALL CREATIVE SECTORS

GRANT OVERVIEW

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

CREATIVE SECTOR ELIGIBILITY

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

DEADLINE INFORMATION

NEW There are now different deadlines for different creative sectors:

Live Performing Arts, Book Publishing and Craft & Visual Art

Deadline: February 3, 2021 at 4pm 

Music

Deadline: January 6, 2021 at 4pm

Film & TV and Interactive Digital

Deadline: February 10, 2021 at 4pm

OUR INVESTMENT

Projects may be funded up to 50% of the approved budget. Funding limits apply (see Official Grant Guidelines for details).

YOUR PROJECT

Some examples of project that could be supported include:

  • market research

  • emerging technologies research

  • competitive research

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.




ASSESSMENT CRITERIA


As explained in the General Program Guidelines your application will be assessed by specific criteria in three categories

  • Relevance
  • Impact
  • Experience & Capacity
Click here for the assessment criteria specific to this grant. You'll be asked these questions as part of the online Grant Management System application process. Listed beside each criteria is the maximum number of points available as each application is scored. Applicants may wish to pay particular attention to criteria with the highest number of points available.




APPLICATION TIPS


  • Make a strong case for how the research you'd like to conduct will help your business succeed.
  • Back up your proposed research project by describing related research that already exists, and how your research supplements it.
  • Explain why the right time to do this research is now.
  • Spell-out your business' short-term and long-term goals.




AFTER YOU'RE APPROVED


  • When you're approved, 80% of the funds you've been awarded will be delivered when you sign the letter of agreement.
  • The remaining 20% of the funds are delivered after the project is complete, and we're approved your final report.
  • You'll be required to keep your program officer up to date with any changes you might need to make to your project.
  • ​You'll be required to acknowledge Creative Saskatchewan's support. Here's how.




APPLICATION PROCESSING TIME


Applicants can expect to receive results within 10 weeks from deadline date.
Results will be delivered via e-mail, and will be available in GMS.





inquire

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.

grant in action

Real-life recipient success stories.

The Research Grant has helped many creative entreprenurs test new ideas. 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 for us about how this grant could be improved, we're looking forward to hearing from you. 

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THANK US

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REQUEST A SPONSORHIP

We consider sponsorship requests for events related to the six creative sectors we invest in. 

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Regina, SK S4P 4V5

T: 306-798-9800
TF: 800-561-9933​

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