The SaskFestivals program supports and encourages eligible festival organizations in the province that have a positive impact on the arts in Saskatchewan. This includes financial support for their artistic programs and services and governance, management, administrative and operational functions.

SaskFestivals is a Saskatchewan Arts Board program supported by funding from SaskCulture Inc. through the Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund for Sport, Culture and Recreation

Application Closing Date

  • Multi-year: TBA
  • Annual: April 15
  • Project: October 15

Note: If the application closing date falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the closing date is moved to the next working day.

Eligible Applicants

Multi-Year and Annual

Eligible Applicants: Festival organizations located in Saskatchewan that:

  • Are legally registered in Saskatchewan as non-profit organizations or are operated by a government body but maintain artistic control and separate financial records
  • Have a program mandate that is based on the presentation of arts programs to the public
  • Are committed to the development of audiences for the arts as well as the development of professional and non-professional artists through their programs
  • Have program objectives that are aligned with the mandate and strategic priorities of the Saskatchewan Arts Board
  • Are registered with the Canadian Arts Database/Données sur les arts au Canada (CADAC)

Please review the application packages for more information on eligibility.


Eligible Applicants: Festival oganizations located in Saskatchewan that:

  • Are legally registered in Saskatchewan as non-profit organizations or are ad hoc groups, collectives or unincorporated organizations operating on a not-for-profit basis
  • Engage the services of professional artists during the presentation of proposed programs
  • Provide public access to the arts through a festival setting

Please review the application package for more information on eligibility.


  • Multi-Year and Annual: Up to $40,000
  • Multi-Year and Annual: Over $40,000
  • Project: $8,000 maximum


Adjudication Process and Allocation Methodology

Forms and Information

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


Annual and Multi-Year

Former Programs

Recognizing Saskatchewan Arts Board Funding

Recent Recipients


Noreen Neu
(306) 787-3093 (Regina) or 1-800-667-7526 (Toll-Free)
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