The Culture on the Go program funds projects that are non-commercial in nature and build knowledge, expertise and networks for professional Saskatchewan artists and artistic products provincially, nationally and internationally; encourage innovative approaches to touring; connect audiences to Saskatchewan artists and artistic products; provide opportunities to discuss/present the work of Saskatchewan artists, present a unique opportunity to enhance their careers or artistic development, and benefit the arts in Saskatchewan.

Culture on the Go is a Saskatchewan Arts Board program funded by the Government of Saskatchewan through an agreement with the Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport.

As of March 31, 2017, the Culture on the Go program is suspended, pending confirmation of funding for the 2017/18 fiscal year. 

Application Closing Date

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

  • Culture on the Go - Event Travel: Funding has been depleted for this quarter and no further applications will be accepted at this time. 

Funds for the program are assigned on a quarterly basis. Applications are accepted until the funding allocation for the quarter is depleted, then the intake is suspended until the next quarter.

  • Culture on the Go - Touring: Artists and Touring: Arts Organizations: 2016/17 application deadlines have passed. No further deadlines will be announced until aftter March 31, 2017.


  • Event Travel Grants Eligible Applicants: Professional Saskatchewan artists, critics and curators
  • Touring: Artists Eligible Applicants: Emerging or established professional Saskatchewan artists
  • Touring: Arts Organizations Eligible Applicants: Saskatchewan arts organizations

Reminder: For Culture on the Go - Touring, a "tour" excludes the applicant's home community.

Please review the application package for more information on eligibility.

Maximum Funding

  • Event Travel: $750 for an individual; $1,500 for two or more persons
  • Touring: Artists: $20,000
  • Touring: Arts Organizations: $40,000
    • Note for Arts Organizations: Requests for grant amounts in excess of the maximum may be considered for tour initiatives that demonstrate the potential to build touring infrastructure to increase access to the arts and develop audiences in underserved areas of the province. Letters of support from relevant Saskatchewan artists and communities that speak to significant and lasting impact in these areas are required. Please contact the Program Consultant for more information.



Event Travel applicants are informed of grant decisions no later than 14 days after receipt of the application and support material.

Touring applicants are typically informed of grant decisions no later than 90 days after the application closing date.

A list of grant recipients will be posted below.

Forms and Information

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

Event Travel


Former Program

Recognizing Saskatchewan Arts Board Funding

Resources for Touring Artists

Recent Recipients


Event Travel

Jay Kimball
(306) 787-4659 (Regina) or 1-800-667-7526 (Toll-Free)
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Touring - Artists

Philip Adams
(306) 964-1164 (Saskatoon) or 1-800-667-7526 (Toll-Free)
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Touring - Arts Organizations

Karen Henders
(306) 787-9634 (Regina) or 1-800-667-7526 (Toll-Free)
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