Artists in Schools offers schools a chance to enhance arts-related activities that are linked to educational outcomes through partnerships with professional artists. The aim of the program is to expand access to meaningful artistic activities, increase student engagement in learning, cultivate cross-disciplinary learning skills and attitudes, and foster a lifelong interest in the arts.

Artists in Schools -- Development provides small amounts of funding to schools and/or professional artists or arts professionals to build relationships with potential partners, develop projects or residencies, and/or research school or community needs.

Artists in Schools -- Projects funding assists schools to design an inquiry based project by contracting a professional Saskatchewan artist working in any art form to collaboratively engage in arts activities that are linked to educational outcomes in any curriculum K-12. Applications will be accepted in English and French.  

Artists in Schools -- Residencies funding assists schools to host an artist in residence project by contracting a professional Saskatchewan artist working in any art form to collaboratively engage in arts activities that are linked to educational outcomes.

Artists in Schools is a SK Arts program supported by funding from Sask Lotteries through the partnership between SK Arts and SaskCulture Inc. and from the Government of Saskatchewan through the Ministry of Education.


Application Closing Dates

  • Development: March 10, June 10, September 10, December 10
  • Projects: May 1 and November 1
  • Residencies: May 1

Note: Applications are now available online. They will not be accepted past the deadline date.


Eligible Applicants

Eligible Applicants: Provincial schools, school divisions, band schools, private schools using the Saskatchewan arts education curriculum, in partnership with community groups or organizations, and professional artists.

Please review the Guidelines for more information on eligibility.


Maximum Funding

  • Development: $1,000
  • Projects: $10,000 (one artist); $20,000 (two artists)
  • Residencies: $40,000

Project Dates

  • Development: Anytime
  • Projects and Residencies: Between September 1 and June 30

Adjudication

Adjudication Process and Allocation Methodology


Notification

Applicants are informed of grant decisions no later than 60 days after the deadline.

A list of grant recipients will be posted below.


FAQs


Forms and Information

Documents are subject to revision up to six weeks before the submission deadline.

Project Tools

Development

Projects

Residencies


Resources for Teachers


Recent Recipients


Contact

Jody Greenman-Barber
(306) 541-5692 (Regina) or 800-667-7526 (Toll-Free)
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