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
Ness Creek Cultural and Recreational Society, Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $50,000
Northern Lights Bluegrass and Old-Tyme Music Society, Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $20,000
Northern Saskatchewan International Children's Festival Inc. Saskatoon Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $40,000
Nuit Blanche Regina Arts Festival Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $8,000 Nuit Blanche Regina is a free, accessible, night-time festival showcasing public art installations and engaging audiences in Regina's Warehouse District on Saturday, August 28, 2021.
Nuit Blanche Saskatoon Contemporary Arts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Visual SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $11,000
One Take Super 8 Event Saskatoon Media Arts SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $5,775 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 2020-2021 $10,000
Queer City Cinema Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $30,000
Regina Folk Festival Inc. Regina Music SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $85,000
Regina International Open Theatre Society Regina Theatre SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $10,000
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.
Saskatchewan Festival of Words Inc. Moose Jaw Literary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $45,000
Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Inc. Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $70,000
Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra Saskatoon Music SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $10,000
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc.
Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $86,000
Short Cuts Festival Inc. Saskatoon Theatre SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $10,000
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.
The Vertigo Series Regina Literary SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $10,000
Yorkton Film Festival Yorkton Media Arts SaskFestivals 2020-2021 $53,000
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival Inc.
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.
Sum Theatre Corp. Saskatoon Theatre Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $5,000 Expanding Sum Theatre's e-capacity by creating a participatory website.
Thistledown Press Ltd. Saskatoon Literary Special Initiatives Fund 2020-2021 $7,500 To cover expenses of Thistledown Press’ transition in ownership.
17 Wing Detachment Dundurn Dundurn Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $1,000 Bringing an Art based summer camp to the rural community of Dundurn and surrounding areas.
25th Street Theatre Centre Inc.
Laura Hale
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 Artist Laura Hale will engage the attendees of the 2020 Fringe Festival to create a large-scale, outdoor art installation over the course of ten days.
Art Gallery of Swift Current
Shon Profit
Swift Current Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $45,000 To provide a professional artist-led weekly creative art class for the Long-Term Care facilities in Maple Creek, Shaunavon and Eastend Saskatchewan.
asokan Project Camps
Alexandra Nordstrom
Battleford Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 This project provides youth of Poundmaker and Little Pine First Nation with five days of creative programming that use land as pedagogy for art practice.
Big River Metis Local #59 Big River Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 Big River Metis Local would like to have a cultural mural painted on the west wall of our 50 year old heritage theater.
Broadway Business Improvement District Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $5,000 RedBall is a traveling public art piece considered “the world’s longest-running street art work” and moves through a city with a new site each day.
Camp fYrefly Saskatchewan Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $9,000 To empower LGBTQ2S youth by highlighting art as a formative part of expressing identity and as a vehicle for social change.
Clinton Ackerman Music Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 Host a week long summer camp of creativity and interdisciplinary art creation.
Common Weal Community Arts Inc.
Michèle Mackasey
Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $46,500 A residency led by visual artist Michèle Mackasey with fransaskois youth from Saskatoon and Indigenous/Métis youth, from three northern Saskatchewan communities.
Creative City Centre Inc.
Karlie King
Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 Karlie King will work with retirement communities downtown to facilitate knitting groups focused on the yarn-bombing of pre-determined locations downtown leading up to Nuit Blanche.
Creative Options Regina, Inc. Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $1,000 Creative Options Regina wishes to facilitate a Painting workshop, where participants would have the opportunity to partake in the art form while gaining artistic skills.
Doyle, Eliza Mary Asquith Music Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $46,500 Stage 2 of Pilot Project that engages community in music for self-expression/healing/reconciliation with intent on identifying, training and mentoring community members for future workshop facilitation.
Dunlop Art Gallery
Logan MacDonald
Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 Logan MacDonald will explore the Deaf experience with Deaf and Hard of Hearing students. The collaborative artwork will be exhibited at Dunlop Art Gallery.
Dureault, Mitchell Wolseley Music Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $1,000 To visit, access, and develop, a long term, sustainable music programming that is focused on youth, based on the needs and wants of the community.
Eastend Historical Museum & Cultural Centre Eastend Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 Art as Healing workshops with people dealing with isolation facilitated by Artists in the Eastend SK area will be held September 1'18 to Feb.28'20
Eden Care Communities Foundation Inc.
Misty Wensel
Regina Dance Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $9,781 Collaborating with FadaDance Troupe our project will integrate the use of dance and movement to improve the overall well-being of our staff, artists and communities.
Ells, Chrystene Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $1,000 To develop and pilot strategies towards a year-long AiC to provide arts programming for residents, memory care patients, and palliative care patients and their families.
Free Flow Dance Theatre Company
Integrated Dance Artist Collective
Saskatoon Dance Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 To develop a regional community of professional contemporary dancers through creative practice with choreographer Shannon Litzenberger, toward creating a performance installation at the Remai Modern.
Gauvin, Vanessa Swift Current Music Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $1,000 Developing a relationship between Artist and Camp, create music curriculum targeted for youth & engage community working towards an Artist-project grant for June to August.
Girls Rock Camp Saskatoon
Eliza Mary Doyle
Saskatoon Music Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 Providing opportunities for female empowerment through Cultural Arts Mentorship Programming by building capacity and expanding the Girls Rock Saskatoon program to under-served/remote communities in Saskatchewan.
Hale, Laura
Wild about Saskatoon NatureCity Festival
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 Free, drop-in, community-engaged, environmental art project using locally found plants to explore material potential and create sculptural artworks and to create space for community dialogue.
Hume, Diana Creelman Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $1,000 Research and develop artistic programming for the village of Creelman by recruiting artists to share their skills locally with the community and with neighbouring communities.
L'Association fransaskoise de Zenon Park Inc. Zenon Park Music Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $903 Explore the possibility of doing a music project with artist Alexis Normand and determine how to best serve the community of Zenon Park.
Northern Saskatchewan International Children's Festival Inc.
Laura Hosaluk
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $6,000 Sock Puppet workshop
Prairie Sculptors' Association
Manitou Beach Recreation Board
Saskatoon Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 Prairie Sculptors' Assoc. (PSA) and Manitou Beach Recreation Board will host a sculpture symposium including public art workshops and a community art project.
Regina Folk Festival Inc.
Megan Nash
Regina Music Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 All Our Relations choir, led by local musicians, will rewrite songs that shaped the labour movement and the RFF, culminating in a 50th anniversary performance.
Santa Maria Senior Citizens Home Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $990 To establish a relationship and work collaboratively with 2 artists to develop concrete plans for an artistic project in a special care home
Santa Maria Senior Citizens Home
Barbara Goretzky
Regina Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 To test the feasibility of an arts-based program in the home with the hope of turning it into an artist in community residency
Saskatoon Industry Education Council
Muveddet Al-Katib
Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 Through art, newcomer youth will to express and share their culture while learning about the similarities and differences in other cultures in their new community.
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.
Thorburn, Crystal Assiniboia Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $948 To facilitate 2 half day visual art sessions to research and assess community needs in partnership with the Shurniak Art Gallery.
Town of Lumsden Lumsden Visual Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $990 Local artist to create an outdoor public mural in collaboration with a wide range of community members, wide range in age, displayed at the Museum.
UR Pride Centre for Sexuality & Gender Diversity Inc. Regina Media Arts Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $10,000 Stories That Move You: A portrait and digital storytelling project by and for trans and non-binary people in Saskatchewan
Wolseley Public Library Wolseley Multidisciplinary Artists in Communities 2019-2020 $1,000 The Wolseley Public Library would lead a cultural inventory research project and offer trial programs to assess current community needs and services.
Bishop James Mahoney High School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Request for School Residency Grant development time between lead teachers Janelle Franko, Roberta Ross and Cate Francis.
Bishop Lloyd Middle School Lloydminster Dance Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 We would like to bring in Indigenous dancers to share their culture and work with our students to teach dance.
Brightwater Science, Environmental, and Indigenous Learning Center Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 We will create outdoor sculptures using found material to support cultural learning about sustainability. The participants will be from Confederation Park School's Cree Immersion class.
Cando Community School Cando Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Indigenous culture through the arts - drumming
Chief Gabriel Cote Education Complex
Treaty 4 Education Alliance
Kamsack Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $10,000 Grade 4 – 8 students will complete traditional art projects surrounding the theme of identity and sense of self with Dakota artist Holly Yuzicapi.
Churchill Community High La Ronge Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,934 Traditional Hand Drum Making allows artist, pipe carrier and lodge keeper to come into the classroom. After drum completion, youth participate in a Blessing Ceremony.
Clinton Ackerman Music Regina Music Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $5,103 Students will practice mindfulness and independence in creative music practices, creating wind chimes while exploring different acoustic environments in Regina.
Dene High School La Loche Music Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Dene High School in La Loche will establish a relationship with local and internationally recognized guitar and vocalist Damien Cheecham.
Dinsmore Composite School Dinsmore Dance Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Rural K-6 students will develop an understanding of reconciliation and the importance of relationship-building by working with an Indigenous/Métis artist.
Dotson, Allan
Ecole Wascana Plains Elementary School
Regina Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $10,000 A Grade 4 class will build a modular model community which will depict the use of natural resources in Saskatchewan.
E.D. Feehan Catholic High School Saskatoon Music Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Developing an indigenous drumming and singing group of indigenous youth leading to a community event and performance.
E.S. Laird Middle School Lloydminster Music Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Work with local elders and drummers to create a sustainable pow wow and round dance drum group for young men in Lloydminster.
École canadienne française - Pavillon Gustave Dubois Saskatoon Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 We plan to give students the opportunity to learn about Latin American dances and music within the context of Spanish and music classes.
Ecole Dundonald School Saskatoon Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $10,000 Our Grade 4 students will engage in a series of land based explorations with Leah Dorion to explore and represent understandings of our inquiry question.
Ecole Lumsden Elementary School Lumsden Literary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $962 Nakoda Knowledge Sharing Day with Bronte BigEagle and Keegan MacArthur A few Nakoda writers and speakers will come and present their oral and written stories.
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.
Ernest Lindner School Saskatoon Music Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Students will engage with Tod Emel (our artist) as they compose and perform electronic music using LMMS digital music station. https://lmms.io/
Eston Composite School Eston Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Interested in working with artist, Susan Clark, in 2 half days workshops for grade 7-8 on making a Coat of Arms reflecting sense of place.
F.W. Johnson Collegiate
Holly Yuzicapi
Regina Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $9,547 After multiple land-based explorations, students will prepare materials to use for traditional art forms to create four panels which examine connections between land and reconciliation.
Fidelak, Terri
Christ the King School
Regina Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $10,000 Creation of a large, temporary sculptural installation using locally-sourced clay to engage students in learning about connection to land and sustainability through the creative process.
Good Spirit School Division Yorkton Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 To initiate a pilot ceramic program at the YRHS with SK Artist- Marea Olafson collaborating with art teacher Jana Martinuk supporting the Art Curriculum.
Gordon Denny Community School La Ronge Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 The Cree Culture teacher is looking to invite a local artist to come and show all students grade 1-6 the painting process.
Keethanow Elementary School Stanley Mission Media Arts Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 Multi media experience for Kindergarten to Grade 3 - hands on arts for busy kids
King, Karlie Regina Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $987 Host a “Paint Night” (during the day) where students invite a parent, guardian, or family member/friend to join them in painting self-portraits that explore identity.
Living Sky School Division No. 202 North Battleford Visual Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 To explore ideas about ecological art with traditional Indigenous knowledge to deepen our relationship with the land and planning for an Artist in Schools project.
Living Sky School Division No. 202
Bonny Macnab
North Battleford Multidisciplinary Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $10,000 Conversations with Nature brings together artists, storytellers and healers to lead students through a process of thinking like artists, scientists and stewards of the land.
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.
Minahik Waskahigan Elementary School Pinehouse Lake Music Artists in Schools 2019-2020 $1,000 We would like this grant to support the start-up of an arts program in our school teaching students music.
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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.