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Grants to Manitoba Periodical Publishers to Support
Creative, Contemporary Criticism and Local Writers

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Manitoba Arts Council (MAC)

Deadline Date:

04/15/17 Received or Postmarked

Description:

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Grants of up to $10,000 to Manitoba periodicals that publish in print to support new fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, to develop contemporary literary criticism, and to encourage Manitoban writers. Funding is intended to increase the awareness of local literary arts and culture.

Proposals are welcome from literary arts and culture magazines that demonstrate the following:

Cultural Significance and Presence
- Role in the development of an increased awareness of Manitoba writing and the arts
- Emphasis on presentation and interpretation of writers’ and artists’ work
- Significance of the periodical within the industry generally
- Interest in the product as reflected in sales; the market size, potential and achieved

Literary Contribution
- Writing of high quality
- Level of commitment to Manitoban writers
- Interest in local creative work and development of local writers
- Ability to attract manuscripts of national importance
- Focus and priorities related to art forms and genres

Management and Planning
- Structure: scope of operation and procedures used to select contributors, size and role of staff, and role of publisher,
editorial board, and/or editor
- Editorial and business plan: strategies for achieving publishing goals, annual production plan and budget, methods for comparing plan to actual results
- Marketing and distribution plans: strategies, goals

Financial Accounting
- Financial statements prepared regularly and consistently
- Relationship between budget and actual experience
- Issue cost analysis

Program Effectiveness and Efficiency
- Evaluation of production and results
- Response to contributors and to audience indicators
- Use of human resources
- Comparison to stated editorial , business, and operations plans

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 153816

Estimated Size of Grant:

Maximum grant: $10,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations must be:
- Professional arts organizations
- Incorporated in Manitoba
- Based in Manitoba
- Operating as a not-for-profit

Eligible publishers:
- Publish in print format (minimum print run: 300 copies per issue)
- Serve as an outlet for writers and artists
- Show a consistently high quality of writing, editing, design, and presentation
- Be an ongoing operation (minimum: two issues published in the past two years)
- Demonstrated editorial capability and financial responsibility
- Have a public presence, an identified audience, and a distribution strategy to reach the
intended market
- Have substantial content from contributors other than principals or employees of the
publication
- Have a policy that the copyright for all published material shall reside with the writers or artists
- Follow standard copyright regulations in the publication of reprinted material
- Conduct its publishing activity at arm’s length from any parent body or corporation with the editorial decision-making in the sole, autonomous control of the editor and/or editorial board
- Have a paid subscription base (minimum: 25% of copies printed)

Ineligible publishers
- Bulletins, newsletters, and house organs published primarily for a membership
- Trade, professional, or scholarly periodicals
- Periodicals distributed free of charge
- Controlled circulation periodicals
- Student publications

Pre-Application Information:

Because the application deadline falls on a weekend, it moves to the next business day, Monday, April 17, 2017.

The application and support material must be submitted together and received or postmarked on or before the deadline.
Note: Hard copies of applications and funding agreements must be dropped off or sent by mail. The Manitoba Arts Council does not accept faxed or emailed applications and funding agreements. Applications must be signed.

Please note: The program does not provide for costs that have already been incurred prior to the award date.

Contact Information:

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

To contact a staff member: http://artscouncil.mb.ca/about/staff/

(204) 945-2237
Toll free 1-866-994-2787
info@artscouncil.mb.ca

Manitoba Arts Council
525-93 Lombard Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3B1

Office Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday; closed for lunch from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm. There is a 5th floor hallway drop-box for delivery of grant materials outside of business hours. The main building doors are open from 7 am to 6 pm, Monday to Friday.

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