November 23, 2022

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Your Snapshot of Saskatchewan's Cultural News, Events, Jobs and Opportunities



The Small Grant Accessibility Program has just launched a new funding round for cultural initiatives! Apply by February 10, 2023.

The Community Cultural Engagement and Planning Grant is open for applications. Apply by February 15, 2023.


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Give the Gift of Creativity, Change a Life

Did you know Creative Kids removes the financial barriers for children and youth to participate in cultural activities? There are a number of ways you can give this holiday season. Select a gift that meets your budget and touches your heart here.

Another option is to participate in Giving Tuesday on November 29! All donations made to Creative Kids will be doubled by our friends at SaskTel, until we reach $10,000. Donate here or call 1-855-277-9469 and have your donation make TWICE the impact!

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Admin Centre Print Shop Meet and Greet

Text: We are having a sale! Membership brochures or promotional flyers/letters // 500 copies for $100 + taxes // This offer is valid November 1-30, 2022. // We're here to help your organization with all your printing needs! Our staff have over 80 years of print industry experience, and we have the technology to help you with any project. Some other products we include: Presentation folders; Newsletters; Envelopes; Postcards; Bookmarks; Notepads; Calendars; 3M Post-it Notes // We can also print on other products, such as popcorn bags or magnets. // We're happy to chat about your printing needs, so please reach out to us before your next project. // Phone: 306.780.9210 Email: Aron at or Charlyn at



Giving Tuesday

November 29

International Volunteer Day

December 5

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

December 6


Indigenous Cuisine and Cooking Workshop (Regina)

November 19-December 3

Well-Versed Lecture with Joshua Whitehead "Writing from the Body" (Online)

November 24

Artist Talk With Chloe Meadows (Lloydminster)

December 3

SK Arts Survey Seeks Community Feedback

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As SK Arts enters a new strategic planning process, they are inviting members of the arts community to fill out an online survey to provide feedback and suggestions. Learnings from the survey, as well as the report from previous public consultations, will be provided to the SK Arts Board of Directors to to inform the development of the agency's new strategic plan. Read more.

Saskatchewan Celebrates Multicultural Week

Saskatchewan Multicultural Week takes place every year in the week of November 22. This year, the Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan is celebrating with a social media campaign with the theme "Together We Make Saskatchewan Strong." People can join by sharing their own messages about the advantages of multiculturalism, and the province's diversity, collective strength, challenges and contributions, using the hashtag #SKStrong. Read more.

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Campaign: Core Funding to Support Non-profits in 2023 Budget

Imagine Canada has launched a signature campaign ahead of the 2023 federal budget to ask MPs and federal Ministers to make core funding for non-profits a top priority. The campaign asks the federal government to reclassify 30 per cent of current project-based funding to be eligible as core funding, improve project-based funding, and take an equity approach to the provision of core funding to address historical inequities. Read more.

Have Your Say: Changing Narratives Fund Survey

Government of Canada is receiving feedback through an online survey to inform the delivery of the Changing Narratives Fund in 2023-24. Respondents can share their thoughts on how the Government of Canada should design the Changing Narratives Fund with the goal of increasing access and empowering Indigenous, racialized and religious minority artists, journalists and other creatives. The survey is open until December 16, 2022. Read more.


How Can We Address Staff and Volunteer Burnout?

The World Health Organization defines burnout as "a syndrome resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed." In its 2022 Special Issue Report, YWCA WorkWell finds that turnover and staffing shortages are increasingly burdening nonprofits in Canada, with burnout being one of the biggest themes in employee well-being two years into COVID-19. How can we address burnout in our organizations? Explore the resources below to get started.

On Racial Burnout

Backlash, Burnout, and POC Leaders

Avoiding Burnout and Preserving Movement Leadership

Supporting Staff

How (and Why) Nonprofits Are Supporting the Mental Health of Their Employees

Burnout: How Nonprofit Leaders Can Better Support Their Staff

Supporting Volunteers

Self Care: From Burnout to Boundaries - Webinar Recording


Grant Writing Workshop, Rivers West District for Sport, Culture & Recreation

This session will cover the development of your grant strategy; creation of your grant "cheat sheet"; the best strategies for finding grants; and how to set up protocols for tracking and delivering outcomes.

When: December 2, 2022

WhereDorintosh Curling Rink (Dorintosh, SK) *Pre-registration required

Pajama Party Politics: Access through solidarity, Sask Arts Alliance & Listen to Dis'

A cultural conversation with Max Ferguson and Traci Foster on accessibility and accommodation. This event will kick off LTD’s and SAA’s initiative to create a living document on accessibility in the province that would support a broader understanding of access through the disability cultural lens.

When: December 8, 2022

WhereOnline via Zoom *Register online

Be a Family Friendly Place to Volunteer, Rivers West District for Sport, Culture & Recreation

Many volunteers have reprioritized their time over the last decade and especially after the last couple of years, which means organizations need to be set up to embrace families if they are wanting volunteers.

When: December 8, 2022

Where: Online *Register online

Introductory Wise Practices in Indigenous Leadership Online, Banff Centre

This introductory online program explores new and creative ways to move beyond standard Western models of governance to embrace culturally grounded models of Indigenous governance.

When: January 31-February 3, 2023

Where: Online *Register by December 13

Introductory Negotiation Skills Training - Indigenous Leadership, Banff Centre

In this online program, participants will unpack foundational concepts in the negotiation process by exploring proven interest-based negotiation terminology and techniques.

When: January 24-January 27, 2023

Where: Online *Register by December 13


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Anti-racism Conference:

New Non-profit Leads Discussions on Anti-racism

By: Jackie Lay

"A new non-profit, focused on anti-racism, aims to create space for sharing and discussion designed to build understanding. At its first conference held this past summer, BIPOC Coffee Talk Inc. focused on the lived experiences of Black, Indigenous and People of Color, and the change needed to eliminate oppression."

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SaskCulture Grants

Small Grant Accessibility Program

Deadline: February 10, 2023

Community Cultural Engagement and Planning Grant

Deadline: February 15, 2023

Aboriginal Arts and Culture Leadership Grant

Deadline: March 31, 2023

Multicultural Initiatives Fund - Project

Deadline: March 31, 2023

Our Grants

Other Grants

OSAC Sparks Performing Arts Grant

Deadline: November 30, 2022

Le Programme d’Aide aux Membres Associatifs

Deadline: November 30, 2022

Tourism Diversification Program

Deadline: December 15, 2022

Commemorate Canada Program - National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Component

Deadline: January 23, 2023

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SaskCulture operates and maintains a free Events Calendar for organizations in Saskatchewan to promote their events. Help spread the word about your upcoming events using the calendar today! Events submitted through the events calendar can be highlighted in E-Update, shared through SaskCulture's social media pages, and can help further highlight your next event!

Invite SaskCulture to Your Next Member Event

SaskCulture is interested in connecting with you and your members. If you would like a SaskCulture Board Member to attend one of your next member events, in-person or virtually, please let us know. Connections with member groups helps us learn, grow and continue to provide programs and services that meet your needs. Contact Nichole Williams, Executive Assistant, SaskCulture at 306-780-9259 or to make arrangements.

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