Toronto Arts Council (TAC) and Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
09/16/19 11:59 PM
Opportunity to Toronto, Ontario arts professionals to participate in a leadership development program. The program is intended to strengthen leadership capacity, by creating networks, tools, bridges, and the space in the arts sector for exchanging different perspectives and approaches. The TAC Leaders Lab aims to support individual leaders as they develop collaborative solutions to complex challenges. Finally, the program is designed to invigorate and inspire one of Toronto’s most vital assets – arts leaders – and to ensure their future capacity to drive the health and success of the sector and the city as a whole.
This program has been created by TAC and Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity to enhance leadership capacity in Toronto’s arts and culture sectors. The program is designed for arts professionals who have demonstrated the potential to lead change in their organizations, communities or arts sectors. The program stresses a balance between personal and professional development.
The goal of the program is to build a network of open-minded, creative problem-solvers and innovative thinkers from across arts disciplines, who will explore concepts and practices of relational leadership. The program focuses on power/influence, resilience/self-care, systems/networks, and community/civic engagement.
What to Expect:
Through a process led by facilitators from across disciplines and sectors, participants in the TAC Leaders Lab will enhance the skills, tools, networks, and knowledge that will support personal leadership growth and new collaborative opportunities.
Participants of the program can expect to:
GrantWatch ID#: 153933
All program costs will be covered by TAC and include the following:
- Return flight and transfers from Toronto to Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity for one-week retreat;
- All meals and accommodations at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity;
- A stipend of $150 - $750 to cover business and personal costs during the program. (The stipend will vary according to the employment status of the individual leader; those on salary from an organization will qualify for the lesser amount).
TAC Leaders Lab participants will make a commitment to attend two orientation sessions in Toronto, a one-week intensive leadership retreat in Banff in Spring 2020, and ten monthly activities and exchanges in Toronto in 2020-21.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online Application Portal:
If you have questions about the program, please contact:
416-392-6802 x 208
26 Grand Trunk Crescent, Suite 200
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