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
SK Theatre Design Festival Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $8,000 An annual theatre festival providing opportunities for professional designers to create, connect, and learn that features light and sound shows for the public.
Ritornello Chamber Music Festival Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $8,000 Ritornello Festival is building on 12 years of success and looking towards the future through 3 concerts of fresh and original programming in Saskatoon’s core.
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.
Bengough Municipal Arts Council Inc. Bengough Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $25,000 For general operating and programming support.
Cathedral Area Community Association Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Cultural Festivals Swift Current Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
Federation des Francophones de Saskatoon Saskatoon Media Arts SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
John Arcand Fiddle Fest Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $21,000 For general operating and programming support.
Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal Peoples Inc. La Ronge Literary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Ness Creek Cultural and Recreational Society, Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $50,000 For general operating and programming support.
Northern Lights Bluegrass and Old-Tyme Music Society, Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Northern Saskatchewan International Children's Festival Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $40,000 For general operating and programming support.
Nuit Blanche Saskatoon Contemporary Arts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Visual SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $11,000 For general operating and programming support.
Prairie New Music Festivals Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Queer City Cinema Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
Regina Folk Festival Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $85,000 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.
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.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $86,000 For general operating and programming support.
Short Cuts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
The Vertigo Series Regina Literary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $10,000 For general operating and programming support.
Yorkton Film Festival Yorkton Media Arts SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $53,000 For general operating and programming support.
One Take Super 8 Event Saskatoon Media Arts SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $6,162 This project will help artists create and exhibit 25 new films as part of the annual OTS8 film event dedicated to developing filmmakers in Saskatchewan.
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.
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.
Farm Fest Terre Ferme Festival Ltd. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $6,000 Bilingual music festival held on a working organic farm in southern Saskatchewan, with emphasis on organic agriculture, spirituality, visual arts and high quality music.
Nuit Blanche Regina Arts Festival Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $7,500 Nuit Blanche Regina is a free, accessible, night-time festival showcasing public art installations and engaging audiences in Regina on Saturday, August 27, 2022.
Regina Jazz Society Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $7,000 JazzFest Regina is city wide music festival, using public and commercial venues, featuring emerging, local, national and international musicians focused on the Jazz Genre.
SK Theatre Design Festival Vonda Theatre SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $5,038 An annual theatre festival to provide opportunities for theatre designers to create, connect, and learn, featuring performances for the public in Saskatoon and Regina.
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.
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.
Association of Manitou Arts & Cultures Inc. Manitou Beach Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $4,800 The 2022 Manitou Music Fest will deliver a quality festival, including an eclectic selection of professional musicians, songwriters, dancers, artisans, and performers.
Regina Pride Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2021-2022 $7,000 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.
Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $13,000
Regina Folk Festival Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $80,000
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $38,000 For general operating and programming support.
Bengough Municipal Arts Council Inc. Bengough Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $25,000 For general operating and programming support.
Cultural Festivals Swift Current Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $30,000 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.
Northern Saskatchewan International Children's Festival Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $40,000 For general operating and programming support.
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.
Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $70,000 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.
Yorkton Film Festival Yorkton Media Arts SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $53,000 For general operating and programming support.
Saskatoon Blues Society Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
Nuit Blanche Saskatoon Contemporary Arts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Visual SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $20,000
Nuit Blanche Regina Arts Festival Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
The Word on the Street Saskatoon Inc. Saskatoon Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
RIFFA Foundation Inc. Regina Media Arts SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $13,500
Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal Peoples Inc. La Ronge Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
Napatak Ramble Music & Arts Inc. La Ronge Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $13,500
Alpha Kids Crew Saskatoon Dance SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $8,000 Game Theory V is a free community festival focusing on youth, female, and non-binary involvement in Breakin’ and growing awareness to the street dance culture.
One Take Super 8 Event Saskatoon Media Arts SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,350 This project will help artists create and exhibit 25 new films as part of the annual OTS8 film event dedicated to developing filmmakers in Saskatchewan.
The Black Canadians, Africans and Caribbean Professionals Association Incorporated Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $8,000 A multicultural, multidisciplinary festival that celebrates Black culture from within the Black Diaspora (African-Canadian, Afro-Latino, African, Caribbean etc.) community in Saskatchewan.
The Salt Shaker Festival Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $5,000 This application is seeking funding for the Salt Shaker Festival, a 3-day multi-media arts festival set in Manitou Beach on July 7-9. 2022.
Waskesiu Recreation Association Inc. Waskesiu Lake Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 The Lakeside Music Festival is a free, family-friendly outdoor festival. 2022 attendance was 4000+. All performers are from Saskatchewan, and Sunday specifically highlights Indigenous performers.
Saskatoon Spinners and Weavers Guild Saskatoon Visual SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 Three-day textile art festival including an art exhibition showcasing SK-sourced fibres, demonstrations, public collaborative art piece, and opportunity for the public to try fibre-arts techniques.
Regina Blues Association Regina Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $4,550 The Mid-Winter Blues Festival features mainstage and free live blues music events featuring a mix of diverse local, national, and international performers.
Country at the Creek Music Fest Inc. Big River Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $8,000 Country at the Creek Music Festival is an annual outdoor Music event held just outside of the community of Big River.
Tic Toc TEN Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 Tic Toc TEN is a short performance arts festival (in person and online) featuring ten, brand new, multidisciplinary performances by emerging and established Saskatchewan artists.
Miyawata Culture Association Inc. Paynton Theatre SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $8,000 This project an Indigenous Performance Festival which is multi cultural in practice and presentation. This festival includes local and international presenters.
The Vertigo Series Regina Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 Hosting a series of diverse emerging and established writers and musicians from across Canada. Paying artists to extend their tour to include Saskatchewan's small audiences.
Cathedral Area Community Association Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 We're applying for funds to help provide exceptional and diverse programming free for the public to attend at our 32nd annual Cathedral Village Arts Festival.
Anskohk Aboriginal Writers' Circle Inc. Saskatoon Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $8,000 SAWCI will host Word Splash, an evening of Indigenous literature with emerging and established Indigenous writers live in Saskatoon, virtually Canada-Wide in a hybrid event.
Flamenco Borealis Saskatoon Dance SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 To host the third edition of the Borealis Flamenco Festival consisting of performances by local artists, introductory workshops and Flamenco dance master classes.
Farm Fest Terre Ferme Festival Ltd. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $5,000 For support towards a (mostly) folk music festival which includes market, workshops and visual arts exhibit.
Kitchen Party Music, Inc. Forget Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 Kitchen Fest: A series of 8 inter-ractive evening concerts over two weeks presenting Saskatchewan musicians collaborating with professional musicians from across Canada and the World.
Manitou Beach Literary Festival Saskatoon Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $4,550 Multi genre contemporary literary festival celebrating excellence in local, provincial, national and international literature through presentation of book launches, author readings, workshops, panels and performance.
Regina Jazz Society Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $4,550 JazzFest Regina 2023 celebrates its 15th. annual festival kicking off summer and our festival event season.
Unheard Sound Collective Saskatoon Media Arts SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $8,000 To present the 11th edition of Sounds Like: An Audio Festival with the theme "Duality" in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, May 12-13 and October 13-14, 2023.
Regina Pride Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 A celebration of Regina’s gender and sexually diverse communities with a series of artistic, cultural, and social events intended to educate and entertain our audience.
SK Theatre Design Festival Vonda Theatre SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $6,000 An annual theatre festival providing opportunities for emerging and professional designers to create, connect, and learn featuring light and sound shows for the public.
Federation des Francophones de Saskatoon Saskatoon Media Arts SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $8,000 18th Cinergie Festival, International Francophone Film Festival of Saskatoon
Prairie New Music Festivals Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $8,000 The Strata Festival of New Music is a 3 day festival featuring newly composed music by beginner, emerging and established Canadian and Saskatchewan composers.
Regina Chamber Music Festival Regina Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $5,000 The project is the presentation of three nights of chamber music concerts and related events in the community, by international and local artists.
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.
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.
Sum Theatre Corp. Saskatoon Theatre Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Expanding Sum Theatre's e-capacity by creating a participatory website.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thistledown Press Ltd. Saskatoon Literary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $7,500 To cover expenses of Thistledown Press’ transition in ownership.
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.
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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.