SaskCulture Funding FAQ

1. Who can apply for a SaskCulture grant?
SaskCulture grant applicants must be a registered, non-profit organization in Saskatchewan; or be a First Nations band or municipality. Please check with the grant guidelines for further details.
 
 
2. What if I am an ineligible organization
     and want to apply for a grant?
Schools, post-secondary institutions and unincorporated community groups are ineligible for a SaskCulture grant. These organizations should consider forming a partnership with an eligible organization to meet the eligibility requirements for a funding program.
 
 
3. Where do I find the registered non-profit number?
You can find your registered non-profit number by contacting the Information Services Corporation (ISC) at www.isc.ca.
 
 
4. What kind of financial statements do we need?
You must provide (1) one copy of the organization’s most recent signed annual financial statements. These must be the version most recently submitted to the Information Services Corporation (ISC). The statements must be signed by two board members.
 
 
5. Can we submit the same grant application for two separate grants?
No. Please contact SaskCulture to see which grant would be the best fit for your organization.
 
 
6. Does SaskCulture accept late grant applications?
No. Grants must be submitted via SaskCulture's Online Grant Platform office by 11:59 pm on the deadline day.
 
 
7. Can I fax or e-mail my grant application?
No. All SaskCulture grant applications must now be submitted online through the Online Grant Platform.
 
 
8. Can I call someone with questions?
All applicants are strongly encouraged to call or email the contact person listed for each particular grant.
 
 
9. What type of expense can the funding cover?
Each SaskCulture grant has different guidelines as to what the grant funds will cover. Please consult the grant guidelines for further information.
 
 
10. What are considered cultural activities?
Culture is a very broad concept. SaskCulture considers cultural activities as “it is how a culture perceives and expresses itself, and is perceived, as expressed, by others. It can be defined as the symbolic forms and the everyday practices through which people express and experience meaning.”
 

All organizations interested in applying for a SaskCulture grant are strongly encouraged to consult with SaskCulture well in advance of the grant deadlines.

Find out more information about all of our grants.