Ontario Arts Council
02/17/16 5:00 PM Delivery or postmarked by date.
Grants of up to $30,000 to Ontario artists and nonprofits to support the creation, promotion, presentation, distribution and programming of Aboriginal artistic work. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact program staff to determine eligibility in advance of the deadline.
Funds may be requested in the following grant categories:
1) Research and Development for New Work - This category funds research and development, that will lead to the creation of new work by individual artists, arts organizations, collectives and ad hoc groups. Artistic research, exploration and experimentation including workshops/residencies are also eligible. All emerging, mid-career and established artists (including curators) working with all art forms are welcome to apply.
2) Creation of New Work - This category funds the creation and production of new work by individual artists, arts organizations, collectives and ad hoc groups. This new work can be in new media, film/video, painting, sculpture, craft, quillwork, beading, pottery, dance, theatre, music, poetry, fiction, non-fiction, spoken word, and storytelling etc. All emerging, mid-career and established artists working in all art forms are welcome to apply.
3) Presentations, Exhibitions, Publications and Festivals - This category funds arts organizations, artist collectives and ad hoc groups undertaking projects in which the primary purpose is the presentation, promotion and distribution of Aboriginal arts by Aboriginal artists. This category funds exhibitions, individual and series presentations, publications (anthologies, art catalogues, online publications etc), festivals and innovative audience development projects.
4) Connections and Partnerships - This category funds arts organizations, artist collectives and ad hoc groups undertaking projects that will bring artists together through conferences, workshops, gatherings; or other activities that will benefit the artists’ career development and/or foster artistic relationships and networks.
GrantWatch ID#: 153420
Individuals: Up to $15,000.
Organizations: Up to $30,000.
The project cannot be completed before June 15, 2016 and must be completed by June 15, 2018.
The final report is due 3 months after completion of the project.
Kateri Gauthier, Interim Program Administrator
416-969-7424, toll free 1-800-387-0058 extension 7424
Ontario Arts Council
121 Bloor Street East, 7th Floor
Toronto ON M4W 3M5
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