Dj on Stage

 TOUR SUPPORT 

 GRANT 

GRANT OVERVIEW

You’ve played some local gigs and built a local fan base. Now you’re ready to take your show on the road. This grant is aimed at musicians, bands and theatre troupes who are ready to perform for new audiences. Around the province, across the country or overseas, the Tour Support Grant helps musicians and other performers generate revenue and build careers.

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.

In response to COVID-19:​​

  • Applications seeking support for live-streamed performance tours may apply to the Market & Export Development grant.

DEADLINE INFORMATION

Opening dates:

  • Live Performing Arts - April 28, 2022

  • Music - April 28, 2022

 

Deadlines to apply:

  • Live Performing Arts: *Extended* June 30, 2022

  • Music:

    • June 1, 2022

    • August 10, 2022

    • October 12, 2022

    • February 1, 2023

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

OUR INVESTMENT

Applicants may apply for a maximum of $15,000 or 50% of the total eligible cash budget whichever is the lesser.

 

Applicants are eligible for a maximum of two Tour Support Grants per year.

TWO INVESTMENT STREAMS

Music

  • Supports music tours of at least six live public performances, in multiple cities with limited breaks, with performance fees being collected.

Live Performing Arts

  • Supports a tour including a minimum of three tour venue bookings.

  • Performances must take place in either multiple cities or multiple venues.

WHAT HAPPENS IF A TOUR IS POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19?

If the tour is in less than six months, you can simply ask for a final report extension. If the tour is rescheduled and is over six months away, applicants can report on the expenses incurred to date and can re-apply to the Tour Support Grant at a later date (program guidelines can change, so please ensure you and the activity for which you are applying are eligible for funding).