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
Wanuskewin Heritage Park Saskatoon Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Weyburn Art Gallery Weyburn Visual Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
Wide Open Theatrical Escapades Inc. Saskatoon Theatre Professional Arts Organizations Program 2022-2023 $20,000 For general operating and programming support.
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $38,000 For general operating and programming support.
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.
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.
Bengough Municipal Arts Council Inc. Bengough Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $25,000 For general operating and programming support.
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.
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.
Cultural Festivals Swift Current Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
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.
Federation des Francophones de Saskatoon Saskatoon Media Arts SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $8,000 18th Cinergie Festival, International Francophone Film Festival of Saskatoon
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.
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.
Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal Peoples Inc. La Ronge Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
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.
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.
Napatak Ramble Music & Arts Inc. La Ronge Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $13,500
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.
Nuit Blanche Regina Arts Festival Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
Nuit Blanche Saskatoon Contemporary Arts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Visual SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $20,000
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.
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.
Queer City Cinema Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $30,000 For general operating and programming support.
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.
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.
Regina Folk Festival Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $80,000
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.
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.
RIFFA Foundation Inc. Regina Media Arts SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $13,500
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.
Saskatoon Blues Society Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $13,000
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.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $86,000 For general operating and programming support.
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.
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.
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.
The Word on the Street Saskatoon Inc. Saskatoon Literary SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $15,000
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.
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.
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.
Yorkton Film Festival Yorkton Media Arts SaskFestivals 2022-2023 $53,000 For general operating and programming support.
2022 Saskatchewan Winter Games Regina Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 We are looking for an artist to lead activities at the Culture Festival of the 2022 Saskatchewan Winter Games.
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc.
Kelsey Ford
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $20,000 Kelsey Ford and Andrei Fehergyhazi will engage under-represented communities and patrons of the 2021 Saskatoon Fringe Festival in creating an interdisciplinary, large-scale, outdoor art installation.
Age Friendly Outreach & Resource Network Bushell Park Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To research Northern and rural Saskatchewan and build relationships to develop art programs that are meaningful to a more diverse public.
Atcheynum, Kasey Saskatoon Literary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To assess the creative literary community needs of Black diaspora by conducting research analysis to develop a plan for a longer term project and residency.
Chokecherry Studios
Zoe Slusar
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $20,000 This 11-month project will offer youth facing multiple barriers with weekly programming to explore mental health through creative writing, music production and spoken word poetry.
City of Humboldt Cultural Services Humboldt Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To facilitate four community dialogues with Indigenous artist Kevin Peeace and the Humboldt community, especially youth, to collaborate on a Reconciliation art project.
City of Prince Albert
Lynda Monahan
Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $20,000 This project will provide individuals with mentorship from a professional artist to build capacity for artists and organizations in Prince Albert to develop residency programs.
City of Prince Albert Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To contract Jesse Campbell as a Curator for Artists in Community project coordination in Prince Albert.
Conservatory of Performing Arts
Paul Dechene
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $10,000 "Out of the Darke" seeks to respond to untold oral stories and unwritten histories of performing arts venue, Darke Hall, through literary and multimedia works.
Estevan Art Gallery & Museum
Ruth Langwieser
Estevan Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $45,000 Contemporary Art Meets Parks (CAMP) is a COVID-19 friendly satellite artist residency featuring art and artist led projects in our regional and city parks.
Ferguson, Louisa Meacham Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 Ecological Restorative Art project is a site specific art installation designed and executed in collaboration with community members and The Meewasin Valley Authority.
Firmly Rooted Homeschool Support & Resource Centre Inc. Stenen Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To introduce, homeschooled kids, to the benefits and joys of art; and to help build community within a broad spectrum of economically divers families.
First Nations University of Canada Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To engage knowledge keepers that hold the history of natural color pigments (plant, animal, mineral). building capacity to hold public workshops on pigment use.
Friesen, Marcy Carrot River Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $966 I will lead a beading class focusing on our mental health. Class will be held once a month at The Nest located downtown Prince Albert.
Girls Rock Camp Saskatoon Saskatoon Music Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 Girls Rock Saskatoon (GRS) is a volunteer-based organization dedicated to empowering self-identified female, trans, two-spirit, and gender non-conforming youth through collaborative music creation and performance.
Han, Xiao
Riversdale Business Improvement District
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $9,508 Xiao Han works with Asian and non-Asian artists to create and install artwork in Riversdale's Asian restaurants to address racism toward Saskatoon Asian community.
Jack Millikin Centre, Inc. Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 1. Bring together emerging artistic blacksmiths to explore the transmission of sound through metal. 2. Explore concept of permanent, four-season blacksmith facility at Ness Creek.
La Marre, Rebecca
North Saskatchewan Independent Living Centre Inc.
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $10,000 Artist Rebecca La Marre proposes to both collaborate with and provide targeted services to clients at the North Saskatchewan Independent Living Centre.
La Marre, Rebecca
North Saskatchewan Independent Living Centre Inc.
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $10,000 Rebecca La Marre proposes to collaborate with and provide targeted services to clients at the North Saskatchewan Independent Living Centre and Out Saskatoon Pride Home.
Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization Inc.
Dianne Ouellette
Regina Theatre Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $20,000 LTD’ will work with a filmmaker and a digital theatre-artist to digitize an original theatre production. This digitalized production will be witnessed nationally & internationally.
Live Out Loud Performing Arts Regina Theatre Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To run a Ranch Camp: Arts Edition in collaboration with Journey To Hope and Ponderosa Connection
Lumsden Beach Camp inc.
Shaunna Dunn
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $15,000 This project will provide the Camp community exposure to, and education through, diverse artistic practices, while offering professional artists meaningful engagement on the land.
Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery Moose Jaw Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 Through consultation and research, MJM&AG will source an Indigenous Curator-in-Residence for a residency project and determine a new vision for our Indigenous exhibits and collections.
Muskoday First Nation Community School
Kevin Joseph
Muskoday Music Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $20,000 We plan on holding musical sessions with our main artist and with a few local artists to teach our community members about different musical genres.
Old Coronach Street Festival
Stephanie Bellefleur
Coronach Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $8,000 Local professional Artist, Stephanie Bellefleur will engage and collaborate with community members to create a large scale mural on Coronach's historic Centre Street.
River Road Festival St. Louis Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To conduct surveys to research next River Road Festival events and direction.
Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $998 This Development Project aims to design an innovative youth storytelling program that explores identity through painting, video, and sound.
Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society
Curtis Peeteetuce
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $5,751 “Stories About Us” is a storytelling program that invites young people to build friendships, explore identity, and develop their artistic voice.
Saskatchewan Seniors Association Inc. Vanscoy Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 Consult SSAI membership and individuals to assess interest and develop planning for artistic programming to help address issues of isolation for rural seniors in Saskatchewan.
Saskatoon Business College Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $750 This project is meant to assist students entering a very demanding health care field to reduce stress and promote self care through holistic art expression.
Saskatoon Youth Jazz Orchestra Saskatoon Music Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 SYJO will collaborate and record with guest artist Joel Grundahl as a mentoring opportunity for current SYJO members and to generate future engagement.
Shurniak Gallery Inc. Assiniboia Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 To consult and imagine with our diverse public to develop new plans for creative programming by the Shurniak Art Gallery and its partners
Shurniak Gallery Inc.
Crystal Thorburn
Assiniboia Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $20,000 The project "Metamorphosis" will engage the community through participatory art workshops, conversational gatherings and a collaborative public sculpture, stimulating Assiniboia's interest in the arts.
The Gallery/Art Placement Inc. Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 Develop plans with Biofeedback Collective for artist in communities project proposal to support development of artist community through intergenerational dialogue, mentorship, and exchange.
The Gallery/Art Placement Inc.
Biofeedback Art Collective
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $20,000 Art Placement and Biofeedback will execute a series of relational projects, workshops, and networking events that will connect, support, and strengthen the Saskatoon artistic community.
The Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation (SCIC) Regina Music Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 Generating Momentum is an activist leadership training camp for youth between the ages of 18-35 that is largely facilitated by Artists.
Tri-Community Dance Club La Ronge Dance Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 Upstage Dance Co. brings Summer Dance Workshops to La Ronge! Introductions to a variety of dance genres and the process of collaborative creation.
Wasteste, Angelo Fort Qu'appelle Music Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $1,000 Purchase pro audio recording equipment to record traditional Dakota songs (wars songs, pow-wow, kahomanie, spiritual) and Dakota oral stories for preservation of language.
Wild Sky Adventure Learning
Laura Hosaluk
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2021-2022 $13,900 MĪYO ACIMOWINA ASKIY: (Good Stories Earth) is a workshop exploring old European practices of reinforced earth construction, informed by Indigenous storytelling for children and community.
Bishop Lloyd Middle School Lloydminster Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 The funding would be used to connect with Indigenous singers, drummers, and dancers to work with students and develop partnerships for further projects in future.
Bradley, Bevin Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 Through three workshops students will learn to communicate, and to develop abstract thought through their art, and be invited to talk about their art one-on-one.
Bradley, Bevin
Bethlehem School
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $8,700 Bevin Bradley will work with the Alt. Education class at Bethlehem high school through a series of art workshops to create an student handbook resource.
Buena Vista School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $500 Together with the Community Association, Home and School and SCC we want to have the students of BV create a mural on the rink boards.
Dinsmore Composite School Dinsmore Music Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 Rural students in Grades 9-12 will develop an understanding of reconciliation and the importance of relationship-building by working with an Indigenous/Metis artist.
Dr. Martin LeBoldus Band Program Regina Music Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 To allow students to engage with professionals on their respective instruments in order to foster growth, enable mentorship, and expand their horizons.
Eagle's Nest Youth Ranch Prince Albert Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $500 We would like to showcase our student's stories through their lens as artists. We would end up with a magazine they can share.
Ecole Dundonald School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 We would like to work with an artist to develop an Artists in Schools Project for Fall 2021 focused on the theme of connection.
Ecole Dundonald School
Paula Cooley
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $8,217 The focus of the project is an exploration of culture and community through texture, colour, and shape culminating in a clay art installation.
Ecole Elsie Mironuck Community School Regina Music Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 Tara Semple and Rosa Haynes will develop a sound (aural) experience program to for elementary students and their educators to explore mindfulness, creativity and self-care.
Friday, Kristi Saskatoon Theatre Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 To bring artists and educators together to create arts resources, such as an interactive play and workshops, that educate students and staff on systemic racism.
Humboldt Public School Humboldt Visual Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 We propose that Monika Kinner, fiber artist, guide Humboldt Public School students to create a colourful fabric mural on the fence surrounding the school.
John Diefenbaker Public School Prince Albert Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 We would like to hold a mini winter festival in February that would showcase Indigenous Arts through activities like building snow sculptures and Metis jigging.
Lester B. Pearson Elementary School Saskatoon Music Artists in Schools 2021-2022 $1,000 We are asking for support to create a 2022 Drum Group at Lester B. Pearson School. Practice would be once a week during lunch.
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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.