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
Friends of the Broadway Theatre Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Complete overhaul of our Ticketing, Point of Sale and Membership software, combining all into one web-based system.
PAVED Art + New Media Saskatoon Media Arts Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 PAVED Arts intends to create an online open-source equipment booking and members access portal, in partnership with Video Pool artist-run in Winnipeg.
Creative City Centre Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 We want to increase our digital production capabilities, to enable us to record and broadcast Saskatchewan artists via podcast, live stream, etc.
Saskatoon Symphony Society Saskatoon Music Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Video capture training of SSO team and musicians as we launch online streaming/digital concerts to remove barriers of access for audiences during pandemic and beyond.
AKA Gallery Inc. Saskatoon Visual Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Re-envision AKA's organizational framework, working with diverse consultants and colleagues challenge institutional assumptions and biases in order to better support artists, communities, and staff.
Neutral Ground Inc. Regina Visual Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Address the barriers to equity at Neutral Ground Artist-Run Centre through an in-depth anti-racism training program lead by Future Ancestors Inc.
Art Gallery of Swift Current Swift Current Visual Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 We will hire a professional videographer to create virtual tours of our next two upcoming exhibitions to help us regain, retain and broaden our audience.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Staff and board will take a 6-day training course and create concrete change for more equitable, diverse, and inclusive environments for our staff and public.
On the Boards Staging Company, Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Diversifying our program delivery by incorporating live streaming into the production model of independent performing artists.
Free Flow Dance Theatre Company Saskatoon Dance Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 The purpose of this project is to perform technological upgrades to improve our ability to deliver programming and content online via video and live streaming.
Radiant Press Regina Literary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $7,500 To support the enrolment of our Managing Editor in the online Certificate in Publishing program from the Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University.
Godfrey Dean Art Gallery Inc. Yorkton Visual Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $4,825 Upgrade and replace aging and soon to be obsolete computer and technology infrastructure. Manage change and succession for a new Director & Curator position.
Thistledown Press Ltd. Saskatoon Literary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $7,500 To cover expenses of Thistledown Press’ transition in ownership.
Common Weal Community Arts Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Hire a consultant to provide training on the ethics of online programming and support artists with strategies on how to engage community through virtual platforms.
Sum Theatre Corp. Saskatoon Theatre Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Expanding Sum Theatre's e-capacity by creating a participatory website.
Persephone Theatre Saskatoon Theatre Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Request for support week long Theatre Manager intensive training for Youth Tour Coordinator, Box Office Management and Staff.
Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization Inc. Regina Theatre Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Build digital capacity and aquire accessible digital equipment to increase organizational capacity, resilience and responsiveness within Saskatchewan through disability arts and culture.
Kenderdine Art Gallery Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 To increase our organizational capacity to produce effective online content through increased community connections and redistribution of funds to skilled though precariously employed cultural workers.
Saskatchewan Festival of Words Inc. Moose Jaw Literary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 We would like to work with a consultant and explore ways to increase our digital capacity and navigate/adapt to the future of the literary/arts/festival sector.
RIFFA Foundation Inc. Regina Media Arts SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $13,500
North Battleford International Street Performer Festival Association Inc. North Battleford Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $7,700
Bengough Municipal Arts Council Inc. Bengough Music SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $25,000 For general operating and programming support.
Regina International Open Theatre Society Regina Theatre SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Festival of Words Inc. Moose Jaw Literary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $45,000 For general operating and programming support.
Nuit Blanche Saskatoon Contemporary Arts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $9,000
Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $70,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Flamenco Borealis Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $8,000 To host the second edition of the Borealis Flamenco Festival consisting of performances by local and critically acclaimed international artists, and many workshops and classes.
The Vertigo Series Regina Literary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $10,000 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.
Regina Jazz Society Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $8,000 JazzFest Regina 2020 is an accessible, citywide music festival in parks, bars and venues featuring local, emerging, and national artists many events are free.
Northern Lights Bluegrass and Old-Tyme Music Society, Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Cathedral Area Community Association Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Yorkton Film Festival Yorkton Media Arts SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $53,000 For general operating and programming support.
Federation des Francophones de Saskatoon Saskatoon Media Arts SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Northern Saskatchewan International Children's Festival Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $40,000 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.
Nuit Blanche Saskatoon Contemporary Arts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Visual SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $11,000 For general operating and programming support.
Farm Fest Terre Ferme Festival Ltd. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $7,000 Music festival emphasizing Canadian singer-songwriters, held on an organic farm in southern Saskatchewan. Laid-back, welcoming, spiritual experience for all ages.
Prairie New Music Festivals Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Northern Saskatchewan International Children's Festival Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $40,000 For general operating and programming support.
Oxbow Arts and Cultural Committee
Oxbow Arts and Cultural Committee
Oxbow Music SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $2,500 Funding for the Bow Valley Jamboree Music and Arts Festival.
Queer City Cinema Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Festival of Words Inc. Moose Jaw Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $45,000 For general operating and programming support.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $86,000 For general operating and programming support.
Queer City Cinema Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
Waskesiu Recreation Association Inc. Waskesiu Lake Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $7,000 The Lakeside Music Festival is a free, family-friendly outdoor festival. 2019 attendance was 3500+. All performers are from Saskatchewan and Sunday highlights Indigenous performers.
Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $70,000 For general operating and programming support.
Regina Folk Festival Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $85,000 For general operating and programming support.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $86,000 For general operating and programming support.
One Take Super 8 Event Saskatoon Media Arts SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $5,575 This project will help artists create and exhibit 25 new films as part of an annual OTS8 film event dedicated to developing filmmakers in Saskatchewan.
The Salt Shaker Festival Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $7,000 This application is seeking funding for the Manitou Boogaloo, a 2-day multi-media arts festival set in the community of Manitou Beach on July 10-11th, 2020.
Short Cuts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Regina International Open Theatre Society Regina Theatre SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Yorkton Film Festival Yorkton Media Arts SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $53,000 For general operating and programming support.
Albert Park Community Association Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $7,500 A 3 day, multidisciplinary festival including works by local artistic, musical and cultural talents.
Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal Peoples Inc. La Ronge Literary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Festival of Words Inc. Moose Jaw Literary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $45,000 For general operating and programming support.
The Vertigo Series Regina Literary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Queer City Cinema Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
Prairie New Music Festivals Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Festival of Words Inc. Moose Jaw Literary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $45,000 For general operating and programming support.
Coronach Old Town Street Festival Coronach Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $6,000 The Old Coronach Street Festival will reinvigorate the rural community through a multi-disciplinary, participatory arts experience which celebrates Coronach's unique cultural identity.
Short Cuts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $38,000 For general operating and programming support.
Yorkton Film Festival Yorkton Media Arts SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $53,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $70,000 For general operating and programming support.
Nuit Blanche Regina Arts Festival Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
Saskatoon Poetic Arts Festival Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $7,500 Week-long performance series and poetry boot camp, featuring spoken word artists from Saskatchewan and across Canada in collaboration with artists in other disciplines.
Regina Pride Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $8,000 A celebration of Regina’s gender and sexually diverse communities through a presentation of artistic, cultural, and social events meant to educate, entertain, and enlighten audiences.
Regina International Open Theatre Society Regina Theatre SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Miyawata Culture Association Inc. Paynton Theatre SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $8,000 The Poundmaker Indigenous Performance Festival is a global festival of theatre that takes place on the Poundmaker Cree Nation.
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $38,000 For general operating and programming support.
Anskohk Aboriginal Writers' Circle Inc. Saskatoon Literary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $16,000 For general operating and programming support.
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $38,000 For general operating and programming support.
Bengough Municipal Arts Council Inc. Bengough Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $25,000 For general operating and programming support.
Swamp Fest Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $6,000 We are requesting funding to pay artists and administrators fairly for their work at Swamp Fest 2020.
Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Anskohk Aboriginal Writers' Circle Inc. Saskatoon Literary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $16,000 For general operating and programming support.
Regina Blues Association Regina Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $6,700 The 26th Mid-Winter Blues Festival is going back to its roots with a modified three-night, one-afternoon event featuring performers from Regina and across Western Canada.
Cathedral Area Community Association Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Bengough Municipal Arts Council Inc. Bengough Music SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $25,000 For general operating and programming support.
Cultural Festivals Swift Current Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $13,000
Holy Guacamole Dance Festival Martensville Dance SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $8,000 Holy Guacamole is a 350-person, 3-day Saskatoon community dance festival including workshops, performances, social dances. Predominantly Latin dance while featuring other cultural dance guest performances.
Cathedral Area Community Association Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Cultural Festivals Swift Current Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
Cultural Festivals Swift Current Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
Association of Manitou Arts & Cultures Inc. Manitou Beach Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $8,000 The 2021 Manitou Music Fest will deliver a quality festival, including an eclectic selection of professional musicians, songwriters, dancers, artisans, and performers.
Association of Manitou Arts & Cultures Inc. Manitou Beach Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $7,995 The 2020 Manitou Music Fest will deliver a quality festival, including an eclectic selection of professional musicians, songwriters, dancers, artisans, and performers.
Napatak Ramble Music & Arts Inc. La Ronge Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $13,500
Federation des Francophones de Saskatoon Saskatoon Media Arts SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Regina Folk Festival Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $85,000 For general operating and programming support.
Country at the Creek Music Fest Inc. Big River Music SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $2,000 Country at the Creek is a first time applicant. We are a grass roots non profit organization that is 8 years old.
Regina Chamber Music Festival Regina Music SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $8,000 The project is the presentation of three nights of chamber music concerts and related community events, by local and international artists.
Nuit Blanche Saskatoon Contemporary Arts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Visual SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $11,000 For general operating and programming support.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $86,000 For general operating and programming support.
John Arcand Fiddle Fest Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $21,000 For general operating and programming support.
Nuit Blanche Regina Arts Festival Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2019-2020 $7,000 Nuit Blanche Regina is a free, accessible, night-time festival showcasing art installations and engaging audiences in downtown Regina on Saturday, August 29, 2020.
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Photo Credit: Artist Evie Ruddy partnered with UR Pride Centre for Sexuality & Gender Diversity on a photography project featuring trans and non-binary people. Photo by Charity Marsh.