Ontario Arts Council (OAC)
04/04/18 1:00 PM ET
Grants of up to $10,000 to Ontario individual artists to support residencies at locations outside the province. The purpose of this program is to enable artists to take advantage of professional development opportunities that will further the artist’s career.
The program prioritizes residencies that include a host (organization, group or individual) who has committed to facilitating the applicant’s engagement with the local arts community.
Special funds are allocated for residencies taking place in the province of Quebec through an arrangement between OAC and the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec (CALQ).
What this program funds:
Professional development opportunities outside the province including:
-Formal residency program at a recognized arts institution
-Self-directed residency that involves research and exploration
-Combination of any of the above
Residency projects may include:
-Taking workshops or skill development classes (arts or non-arts)
-Attending arts events and engaging with the local arts community
Projects must take place outside of Ontario, at a single location or multiple destinations.
-Per diems (meal allowance) and accommodation
-Residency and/or workshop fees where applicable
-Mentor fees where applicable (up to $500 per day)
GrantWatch ID#: 149837
-Quebec Residency: Maximum $10,000
-National/International Residency (excluding Ontario and Quebec): Maximum $10,000
Projects must occur over an uninterrupted period of time, from a minimum of one week to a maximum of 12 weeks.
The activities for which you are requesting funding cannot start before the deadline, cannot finish before you receive your grant results, and must be completed no more than two years after you receive the grant results.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Elizabeth Braoudakis, Program Administrator
For more information:
Information Services Coordinator
Toll-free in Ontario 1-800-387-0058, ext. 7429
For assistance with technical issues you may encounter while using OAC’s online granting system (Nova), contact technical support:
by phone at 1-800-387-0058 option 3,
by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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