What the grant supports
This grant covers 50% of costs to market your product or your business.
Marketing projects that have secured support from this grant include:
- usic videos
Travel costs to markets, fairs, trade shows where your product will be sold
Advertising (print & online)
Hiring marketing, advertising & promotion experts
Hiring a publicist
Promotional trailers for movies, books, etc.
Promotional merchandise not for sale
What the grant can't support
venues are not eligible to apply
operational costs; ie website hosting
the manufacturing of merchandise for sale
Don't forget to describe clearly and concisely what you're actually marketing.
Tell us why your project is essential to the growth of your career or business.
Repeated applications for similar projects may not continue to be successful.
If you've got marketing professionals on your team, be sure to mention the role they play in your success.
This grant is multi-disciplinary and open to all creative sectors supported by Creative Saskatchewan, and as such the jury is multi-disciplinary. Keep the diversity of the jury in mind.
After You're Approved
When you're approved, 80% of the funds you've been awarded will be delivered when you sign the letter of agreement.
The remaining 20% of the funds are delivered after the project is complete, and we've approved your final report.
For projects receiving $100,000 of support or more, the first payment is reduced to 60%, with the remaining 40% payable after your final report is approved.
You'll be required to acknowledge Creative Saskatchewan's support. Here's how.
Official grant guidelines
Applicants must read the official grant guidelines.
In the event of a discrepancy between the official grant guidelines and any other source of information about our grant programs, the official grant guidelines will take precedence.
Applicants must read the Creative Saskatchewan Investment Fund Guide, which contains terms and conditions that apply to all grants.
This grant accepts applications at any time, as long as funds remain available.
Juries adjudicate applications twice each year, funds permitting.
The deadline to be considered by the next jury is July 16, 2018 at 4pm.
Results will be delivered within 8 to 10 weeks.
Applications received after July 16, 2018 at 4pm will be adjudicated in early 2019, funds permitting.
This grant supports a wide variety of projects. Here what some applicants have been able to accomplish with our support:
These are the documents you'll need to apply for the grant:
lease note: This grant is not available to Screen-Based Media or Interactive Digital applicants in fiscal year 2018-19 ending Mar 31, 2019.
Marketing Plan Templates
If you've received a grant, you'll need to report on exactly how you put it to use. Here are the forms you'll need: