Creative Kids Northern Cultural Fund

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Deadlines

March 5, 2021

If the deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the deadline becomes the next business day.

Type of Funding: Project Funding

COVID-19 NOTICE

Due to the COVID-19 implications and government restrictions, SaskCulture wants applicants to this funding program to know that:

  • All applicants will be required to agree, within the application, that they will follow appropriate public health guidelines, as stated in the Government of Saskatchewan’s Re-Open plan;
  • They need to carefully read the grant guidelines for COVID-19 restrictions regarding large in-person public events;
  • Groups are encouraged to consider requesting support for online-based cultural activities;
  • Applicants are encouraged to organize events with clearly articulated cancellation policies and agreements on payments; and
  • SaskCulture requires written or verbal notice of postponements or cancellations of funded events and activities.

If you have any questions about SaskCulture programs and services, please contact Outreach Consultant listed on this page. 

 

Creative Kids Saskatchewan helps fund programming that provides cultural, artistic or creative inter-active activities for children and youth ages 4 to 19 in northern Saskatchewan (within the Northern Sport, Culture and Recreation District boundaries. Please see District Map). This funding initiative is made possible thanks to the support of SaskCulture Inc.

Amount

Maximum Grant Amount: Up to 100% of eligible project expenses, to a maximum of $5,000.

Purpose

The Creative Kids Northern Cultural Fund aims to fund programs that support and strengthen the mission, vision and goals of the Creative Kids Program which include:

  • connecting children and youth to unique, life-changing artistic and cultural experiences in their communities;
  • providing all children and youth with the opportunity to participate in creative activities regardless of economic barriers they may face;
  • providing financial support so all kids have an opportunity to participate in creative activities like drama, art, dance, culture, and music; and
  • supporting cultural programming, which is critical to a healthy, vibrant community.

Priority will be given to:

  • Programs facilitated by youth (under 30) for children and youth;
  • Projects with strong community partnerships;
  • Projects and organizations not already funded significantly by other Lottery-supported grant programs;
  • Projects with a focus on implementing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action or other reconciliation efforts. 

Eligibility

  • All activities must take place within the established boundary of the Northern Sport, Culture and Recreation District and be for children and youth located in that district (see district map).
  • Programs must demonstrate a primary cultural, artistic or creative focus.
  • All activities, expenditures and follow up reports must be expended and/or completed within 12 months of the program start date.
  • Programs must be for children and youth ages 4 to 19 facing financial barriers to cultural, creative, or artistic participation.
  • Preference will be given to programs that are facilitated by youth (under 30) for children and youth (between 4 and 19).  Community partnerships are encouraged.
  • Projects that commence sooner than 4 weeks after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Retroactive program funding is not eligible.

Before You Apply

Step One - Who Can Apply?

Download and review the grant Guidelines (posted in right-hand column).

Step Two - What Costs are Covered?

Download and review the Eligibility Guidelines (posted in right-hand column).

Step Three - What Projects are Eligible

Download and review the Project Eligibility guidelines (posted in right-hand column).

Step Four -  What Costs are Covered?

Download and review the Eligible Costs guidelines (posted in right-hand column).

Step Five - Are You Ready to Apply?

Download and review the Application Checklist & Sample Questions (posted in right-hand column).

Step Six - Contact Us

Contact Outreach Consultant Catherine Folstad at (306) 780-9431 or email cfolstad@saskculture.ca before submitting an application

Step Seven - Apply!

Sign-up or log-in to SaskCulture's Online Grant Platform to complete and submit your application.

This webinar may help you with the application process:

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