Artists in Communities - Development provides small amounts of funding to organizations or professional artists to build relationships with potential partners, develop projects or residencies, and/or research community needs.

Artists in Communities - Projects allows eligible applicants to engage in the arts through performances, exhibitions, or workshops led by a professional artist(s) or arts professional and presented either as a series or as a single event, and/or to work with an artist in the research and development of an artistic residency.

Artists in Communities - Residencies supports community organizations to host a six- to twelve-month artist-in-residence project with a professional artist, working in any art form, that involves significant community engagement components. Participating artists take up residence in a community contribute to its cultural life and the community's continual engagement in the arts.

Artists in Communities is a SK Arts program supported by funding from Sask Lotteries through the partnership between SK Arts and SaskCulture Inc.


  • Development: June 5 and December 5 
  • Projects: March 5 and November 5
  • Residencies: March 5


Berny Hi
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Application and Information

Documents are subject to revision up to six weeks before the submission deadline.




Artists in Communities Tools

Eligibile Applicants

Partnerships that include organizations, community groups, businesses, schools, or other stakeholders and professional artists.

Please review the guidelines for more information on eligibility.

Maximum Funding

  • Development: $1,000
  • Projects: $10,000 (one artist); $20,000 (two artists)
  • Residencies: $45,000


Recent Recipients

Photo credit: Myrtle "Muzz" Armstrong with her artwork created through an artist residency with Shon Profit and the Art Gallery of Swift Current. Photo by Jim Etzkorn.