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Grants to Manitoba Arts Organizations, Professional Artists,
and Arts Groups for Touring Activities Within the Province

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Manitoba Arts Council (MAC)

Deadline Date:

09/10/19 11:59 PM CST


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Grants of up to $10,000 and grants of up to $75,000 to Manitoba arts organizations, professional artists, and arts groups in the performing arts to support touring activities within the Province. Applicants must create and submit an online profile at least fifteen business days prior to applying. Funding is intended to support direct costs related to the current tour.

Note: MAC’s priority is provincial touring. Touring within an applicant’s community of residence is only allowed as part of an extended provincial tour.

Grant type

  • Small scale (non-operating clients)
  • Large scale (operating clients)

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 147764

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant amount:
- Small scale—up to a maximum of $10,000
- Large scale— up to a maximum of $75,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Professional artists, professional arts groups, and professional arts organizations in the performing arts may apply. Please reference MAC’s Glossary for definitions.
- Professional artists in the performing arts:
- Professional arts groups in the performing arts:
- Professional arts organizations in the performing arts:

All applicants must have a permanent physical address in Manitoba.

Applicants must have lived in Manitoba for at least one full year immediately preceding application to the Manitoba Arts Council.

Applicants who live in Manitoba may be absent from the province for a period of up to one year if:
- The absence is temporary (due to an artistic or educational opportunity).
- They do not apply for support from the jurisdiction of their temporary residence.

Ineligible Activity:
- Commercial production work in any discipline
- Music recordings
- Musical arrangements and orchestration
- Assistant directing
- Fundraising activities
- Contributions to endowment funds
- Contests
- Activities carried out by groups and organizations that have not paid, or do not pay, fees or royalties to artists according the standards of the arts practice or sector
- Industrial or corporate projects
- Student-led projects
- Professional, trade, academic or scholarly works or activities
- Membership dues
- Activities that do not employ a majority of professional, Manitoban artists
- Touring outside the province of Manitoba
- Publication of previously published material
- Self-publication

Pre-Application Information:

Create and submit a profile for validation at least 15 business days before you want to apply.

- April 1, 2019
- September 10, 2019

The entire application must be submitted online before 11:59 pm CST on the deadline date.

Project applicants are informed of funding decisions within three months of the deadline date.

Consultants are available to review parts of your application. Please get in touch with the program consultant responsible for your program well in advance of submitting your application. We suggest at least one month prior to the application deadline as an appropriate time.

Application Instructions:
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Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Register or apply online:

For more information or to contact a Program Consultant:

Manitoba Arts Council
525 – 93 Lombard Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3B1
Telephone: (204) 945-2237
Fax: (204) 945-5925
Toll Free: 1-866-994-ARTS(2787)

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Manitoba