Foundation / Corporation
Toronto Arts Council (TAC)
08/01/19 11:59 PM
Grants of up to $15,000 to Toronto, Ontario nonprofit organizations and collectives for short-term media and visual arts projects. First-time applicants should contact program staff before applying. This program is intended for one-time and time-limited activities involving distribution or exhibition of works of art, as well as other activities that promote the development of the visual and media arts in Toronto.
Funding through this program contributes to the direct costs associated with an organization/collective’s visual arts or media arts project, including artistic fees, installation or technical costs, marketing and publicity costs, interpretation and documentation costs, administrative costs, etc.
Applicants applying for exhibition and/or screening projects (including festivals) must present the work of visual and/or media artists in a curatorial or critical context and must have a well-focused audience development plan. Organizations or collectives applying to exhibit the work of their own members must likewise have a clearly defined curatorial or critical framework informing the selection and exhibition of work.
Projects involving deaf artists and artists with disabilities may apply for an additional TAC grant by completing the Accessibility Expenses section of the application and including the requisite information in their budget. A TAC Accessibility grant will provide up to a maximum of $5,000 toward accessibility costs for artists incurred during the project. Accessibility costs include but are not limited to: ASL interpretation, audio description, closed captioning, communications assistants, and attendant care.
GrantWatch ID#: 148855
The maximum grant available in this program is $15,000.
A TAC Accessibility grant will provide up to a maximum of $5,000.
Projects must be completed within two years of the date of the grant notification letter. Project applications submitted to the March deadline must be for projects commencing after June 1. Project applications submitted to the August deadline must be for projects commencing after November 1.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Peter Kingstone, Visual/Media Arts Officer
416-392-6802 x 208
Toronto Arts Council
200-26 Grand Trunk Crescent
Toronto, ON M5J 3A9