SOUND RECORDING GRANT

GRANT OVERVIEW

This grant supports the production of commercially-viable sound recordings for promotional use and/or commercial release.

DEADLINE INFORMATION

Open date: June 1, 2022

Deadline: December 14, 2022

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

COVID-19: TEMPORARY CHANGES

To provide our clients with improved access to grants and programs while facing financial pressures associated with COVID-19, the following temporary guideline changes are in place: 

 

  • A restriction that prevented applicants from including both an administration fee and in-house expenses in their project budget has been temporarily removed.

CREATIVE SECTOR ELIGIBILITY

This grant invests exclusively in the Music creative sector.

Ineligible Creative Sectors:

Applicants from other creative sectors seeking production investments should refer to the following grants:

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.

STREAMS OF INVESTMENT

Single Sound Recording

  • This stream assists with the production of a Single Sound Recording containing one to three songs to be released commercially.

  • Applicants are eligible for a maximum of 50% of eligible expenses up to $1,500 per project.

 

Extended Play (EP) Recording

  • This stream assists with the production of an EP recording, no longer than 30 minutes, containing four to six songs, to be released commercially.

  • Applicants may apply for a maximum of $10,000 or 50% of the total production cash budget, whichever is the lesser.

 

Full Length Sound Recording

  • This stream assists with the production of a full length sound recording, no less than 30 minutes, containing no fewer than six songs, to be released commercially.

  • Applicants are eligible for a maximum of 50% of eligible expenses up to $15,000 per project.

what's new

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.

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