Grant Recipients

See below for a searchable listing of grants that SK Arts has awarded since 2019-20. Use the general search box for multiple search terms and use the other boxes to locate grants by specific organization name, discipline, year and community.

SK Arts - Grant Recipients
Recipient Community Discipline Program Year Amount Description
Harder, Kendra Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Participation in Fresh Squeezed Opera's Online Vocal Lab 2022 where I will collaborate on a new operatic work
Bengough Municipal Arts Council Inc. Bengough Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $25,000 For general operating and programming support.
Ness Creek Cultural and Recreational Society, Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $50,000 For general operating and programming support.
Northern Lights Bluegrass and Old-Tyme Music Society, Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $70,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Blues Society Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
Scott, Graeme Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
Napatak Ramble Music & Arts Inc. La Ronge Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $13,500
Rathgeber, Carolyn Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
Watchman, Olivia Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $1,000
Hay, Mackenzie Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $1,000
Watchman, Matthew Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $1,000
Sonntag, Meika Regina Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
Last Mountain Lake Cultural Centre Inc. Regina Beach Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 To be able to pay fair musician fees to the performers at the LMLCC's first ever outdoor Music Festival on July 2, 2022.
Leschyshyn, Ava Saskatoon Music Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2022-2023 $2,500
Mathieu, Veronique Saskatoon Music Artists in Communities 2022-2023 $1,000 Perform of a recital, assess the needs of the community, and evaluate possibilities for developing a longer term residency.
Froese, Ellen Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 Ellen is embarking on a tour across Saskatchewan, Alberta and the NWT up to Folk On The Rocks Music Festival in Yellowknife, NT.
Anderson, Darryl Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $3,330 A Bose F1 speaker & sub system allows me to travel easier with a more compact speaker but It also helps me sound more professional.
Prairie New Music Festivals Inc. Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,400 To kickstart the formation of The Saskatoon Experimental Music Ensemble: a community music ensemble in association with Prairie New Music Festivals.
Krause, Larry Christopher Lake Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 To perform my Western music before an audience that has great influence in talent buying for gigs in BC and Alberta for the 2023 season.
Benson, Scott Moose Jaw Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $5,000 A Carbon Fibre Violin would allow me to take my instrument into extreme conditions (hot and cold climates) without worrying about damaging the instrument.
Anderson, Mikhaila Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 3 live performance videos of The Radiant to be used for showcase applications. Filmed @ PR Productions by Little Jack Films
Perry, Jordan Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,830 Purchase of a computer to meet the high-performance demands of the music software I use to create and record all of my music
Lehner, Katelyn Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,649 Custom inner ear monitors to provide consistency between shows to refine live vocal skills
Kroczynski, Jackie North Battleford Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,449 I sing, play keyboards, guitar and more with my interface and computer as I create demo tracks of my music using Logic Pro.
Johnson, Adam Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,000 I have been given the oppertunity to perform at two showcases during CCMA week in Calgary, AB.
Robertson, Morgan Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,000 A mandolin with a built-in pick-up is essential for my practice because, in my band (guitar bass, drums) micing it is next to impossible.
Caudillo, Kiela Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $690 Artist is a performing vocalist requiring a wireless microphone to improve stage performances and vocal sound.
Harder, Kendra Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Collating and expanding my research on composers from underrepresented demographics in order to create an online hub amplifying the voices of historical and living composers
Hanwell, Drew Regina Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $4,768 My band would be able to take more gigs if we could start bringing our production equipment with us in the cargo trailer.
Elixir Ensemble Riverside Estates Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,400 Rehearsal and Production of a series of 3 concerts of chamber music for piano and strings for the Elixir 2022-23 season
Bennett, Andrew Saskatoon Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $5,000 My computer is struggling to keep up with the CPU demands of contorting and producing my voice within Ableton Live.
Berglund, Blake Regina Music Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $1,450 In-ear monitors are needed as stage volume has caused inner ear damage. Their precision will assist in strengthening my vocals and tightening harmonies.
Froese, Ellen Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $17,077 Ellen Froese will be presenting her brand new album via residency and touring from November 2022 - March 2023.
W3APONS Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $4,000 Songwriting period, collaborating remotely with Award Winning Songwriters.
Scott, Tallus Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,000 The proposed grant is to study with renowned drum educator Dave Elitch in his studio in Los Angeles.
Redding, Katlyn Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $1,500 Attend Midwest Band Clinic for world-class professional development, networking, community building and rejuvenation of self and teaching / creating practice.
Ziwa, Thandiwe Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $2,000 Income for living expenses while working full time on music
Olsen, Farideh Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,000 To write 40 songs about motherhood for the musical component of a one woman show that integrates music, comedy and storytelling.
Actor Director Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $5,800 In preparation for a debut album, we will workshop and develop existing demos and lyrics, and collaborate and rehearse with local musicians to provide orchestration.
QuarterTones Flute Ensemble Regina Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $8,600 The QuarterTones Flute ensemble will work in collaboration with emerging composer, Makenzie Hay to create a work for flute trio.
Bennett, Andrew Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $7,500 To create 8 new ambient tracks using only my voice.
Normand, Alexis Saskatoon Music Independent Artists Program 2022-2023 $10,000 Create a concert that recounts my francophone identity-building journey via my new musical repertoire, scored field recordings and storytelling.
Leader and District Arts Council Leader Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $1,820 Provide an affordable and accessible opportunity for rural youth to receive choral, speech arts, and music training by a professional.
Murawsky, Graham Saskatoon Music Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $640 Factor Chandelier to fly to Los Angles to be in a big video opportunity for a video
Saskatchewan Printmakers Association Saskatoon Other Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 SK Printmakers will revive the mission and membership of the (inactive) Saskatchewan Printmakers Association and host a printmaking conference in November 2022 in Saskatoon.
Edmunds, Alexander Saskatoon Other Microgrant Program 2021-2022 $1,000 I am a 2-Spirit Indigenous youth who wants to create a collection of beadwork each month. I want to celebrate my Indigeneity and queer identity.
Write Out Loud Poetry Saskatoon Other Microgrant Program 2022-2023 $2,000 BIPOC Ballads is a 6 speaker series. Funding would provide cost of venue, feature poets, equipment, ASL Interpreters and prizes for poets and slam winners.
Uhrmann, Pamela Regina Other Equipment Purchase Fund 2022-2023 $2,500 Voiceover artist and audio editor requiring to update computer for recording, networking and live sessions to maintain professionalism.
Godfrey Dean Art Gallery Inc. Yorkton Please Select Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 A series of lecture–demonstrations on the subject of Powwow culture and art forms, determined and delivered by local and regional Powwow artists.
Francis, Jaron Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $2,750 To rehearse and stage the full-length drama 'Manuscript' by Paul Grellong, performing at the Refinery Arts & Spirit Centre Aug29-Sep1 and Sep5-8, 2019.
La Troupe du Jour Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $79,000 For general operating and programming support.
Globe Theatre Society Regina Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $238,930 For general operating and programming support.
On the Boards Staging Company, Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $29,950 For general operating and programming support.
Sum Theatre Corp. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $30,200 For general operating and programming support.
Dancing Sky Theatre Inc. Meacham Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $87,940 For general operating and programming support.
Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization Inc. Regina Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $17,000 For general operating and programming support.
Persephone Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $230,000 For general operating and programming support.
J.M. Curtain Razors Inc. Regina Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $56,500 For general operating and programming support.
Wide Open Theatrical Escapades Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2019-2020 $50,640 For general operating and programming support.
Bonneau, Devon Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $2,000 A Devised Theatre Creation project, engaging six Saskatchewan artists, exploring creative/innovative uses of movement, sound, and theatrical technology; and integrating them with traditional performance methods.
Bernbaum, Joel Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 To apprentice with Forklift Danceworks' Artistic Director Alison Orr on her new community engaged production of Givens Swims - the culmination of a 3-year residency.
Harder, Kristel Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $4,466 To gain the professional skills necessary to develop "EmotionLoss", a comedic cabaret exploring mental health, through two workshops and a mentorship program.
Deaf Crows Collective Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $9,000 The project will develop the ASL/English script, puppetry, and ASL poetry, and present a workshop reading of "1000 Ladders Down" with a small ensemble.
Bundon Pfeifer Henderson Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $12,000 A research-based creation term to develop a theatrical installation, influenced by the real life of Peter Tripp.
Burnt Thicket Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $5,000 Script development & world premiere production of My Own Personal Jesus? by Tim Bratton
Burke, Kelley Jo Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,000 To write a production-ready draft of a musical "The Curst" in collaboration with Library Voices in preparation for a 2020 premiere with Dancing Sky Theatre.
Gonie, Jalisa Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $1,200 To train at the Manitoulin Conservatory and receive direction and dramaturgy from John Turner for a festival-length clown piece.
Billingsley, Alyssa Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $1,309 Professional development at Manitoulin Conservatory for Creation and Performance of a solo bouffon show with Karen Hines and directorial mentorship under John Turner.
Exclamation Productions Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $1,750 Provide affordable and engaging professional musical theatre productions to rural Saskatchewan communities while expanding theatre viewing and performance opportunities in Regina and area.
It's Not a Box Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $15,000 To devise and stage a live Overhear pod-play with Prague storytellers for the Prague Quadrennial 2019 and bring local content for geocache stories.
Peters, Charles Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $700 Participating in a devised theatre workshop with Frantic Assembly, a celebrated UK theatre company while they are in Saskatoon for the first time.
Berenbaum, Jenna Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 A playwriting workshop of an extended version of an existing script.
Short Cuts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $86,000 For general operating and programming support.
Regina International Open Theatre Society Regina Theatre SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Angus, Meagan Regina Theatre Indigenous/Metis Art and Artists 2019-2020 $7,500 I would intern at the Globe Theatre to further my theatrical training and create a solo performance.
Sonntag, Mayson Regina Theatre Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2019-2020 $1,500
Tupper, Annika Saskatoon Theatre Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2019-2020 $1,000
North Park Wilson School
Joel Bernbaum
Saskatoon Theatre Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $10,000 Creative Action is a new Grade 8 Arts Program. Partnering with Joel will enhance the program from the very first year of its existence!
Midale Central School Midale Theatre Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $6,600 Midale Central School to partner with Missoula Theatre Group to create 2 school and community theatre events.
Mantyka, Drew SASKATOON Theatre Prince Edward Arts Scholarship 2019-2020 $1,500
Bernbaum, Joel Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 This grant will allow me to purchase a new laptop , an essential tool to both my playwriting and artistic community building practice.
Grienke, Jennica Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 Request for support to attend the Digital Challenges in Theatre for Young Audiences conference in North Vancouver this June.
Campos, Yulissa Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 This grant will allow me to compensate the cast and crew for their work during the creative process of "I,Frida" featuring at the Fringe Festival.
Coppens, Nathan Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 I am acting in a Fringe production that is touring Canada. This grant would help cover per diems for the 77 days on the road.
Dieter, Mark Fort Qu'Appelle Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 To workshop "A Path Of Ghosts And Warriors" at Native Earth Performing Arts 30th Annual Weesageechuk Begins To Dance festival in Toronto.
Alvarez, Kris Regina Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 To present my work at the 4th International Babaylan Conference, Muling Pag-Uugat: Re-Rooting, near Toronto (Torrance, ON) September 20-22, 2019.
Wensel, Judy Regina Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $14,000 To support a research and creation term to develop a new performance work called "The Last Children."
Nolan, Yvette Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $16,000 To produce The Art of War, an original play by Yvette Nolan at the Refinery in September 2020.
Theatre Naught Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $7,378 We will enrich Saskatchewan's theatre ecology through the rehearsal and performance of Eugene O'Neill's magnum opus, the Pulitzer-winning classic drama, Long Day's Journey Into Night.
Zong, Megan Saskatoon Theatre Independent Artists Program 2019-2020 $15,000 To develop and produce the world premiere of Unmasked at Live Five in 2020.
Miyawata Culture Association Inc. Paynton Theatre SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $8,000 The Poundmaker Performance Festival-International Indigenous Performance and Plenary, is a 4 day event on the Poundmaker Cree Nation that presents Indigenous Performance and Culture.
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 Anita Smith, the Executive Director of 25th Street Theatre, will travel to Victoria, BC to attend the Canadian Association of Fringe Festivals conference.
The Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation (SCIC)
Kris Alvarez
Regina Theatre Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $9,900 To work with Saskatchewan artists to provide young leaders with creative and supportive spaces to engage with ideas related to social justice and global citizenship.
Dancing Sky Theatre Inc. Meacham Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $2,000 Dancing Sky Theatre is implementing environmentally sustainable practices at all levels of our organization. We is hoping to purchase refurbished Ipads from TechSoup Canada.
École Monseigneur de Laval - Pavillon secondaire des Quatre Vents Regina Theatre Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 A group of students (grade 7 to 12) aiming to produce an entire play in French, from acting to sound and light effects.
Mendez, Edward Saskatoon Theatre Microgrant Program 2019-2020 $1,000 I will attend the inaugural Coyuntura conference presented by Canadian Latinx Theatre Artist Coalition to further my professional development as a latinx theatre artist.
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