Ontario Arts Council (OAC)
10/01/20 1:00 PM ET
Grants to Ontario artists, groups, and nonprofit organizations to promote the field of music throughout the province. Funding is intended to support activities that are accessible to the general community and that engage local residents. Eligible areas include, but are not limited to, concerts and performances, operas, musical festivals, and opera workshops, that advance music in all genres.
This program supports the development and presentation of all genres of music by Ontario-based professional musicians, ad hoc groups/collectives and organizations. There are 6 categories of activity:
Priority will be given to the following:
Information about eligible activities and expenses can be found at the URL for Full Text below.
This program funds rehearsal and repertoire development and live music where the applicant is responsible for production and presentation costs, including artist fees, venue rental, and ticket sales. Co-productions are also eligible.
In the case of projects proposed by non-music-mandated organizations, a distinctive artistic vision must be reflected in programming with a music series or festival as its primary purpose, not as a supplementary activity within a greater non-music project.
GrantWatch ID#: 154661
Individual professional musicians and programmers – maximum $20,000
Professional ad hoc music groups, collectives and music organizations – maximum $20,000
Semi-professional, community and choral training organizations – maximum $5,000
Northern semi-professional and community orchestras – maximum $20,000
Other semi-professional and community orchestras – maximum $15,000
The activities for which you are requesting funding:
- Cannot start before the deadline;
- Cannot finish before you receive your grant results;
- Must be completed no more than two years after you receive the grant results; and
- All public presentation(s) must occur after grant notification.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online Application Portal: https://grants.arts.on.ca/s_Login.jsp?lang=1
Jenny Knox, Program Administrator
Ontario Arts Council
121 Bloor Street East, 7th Floor
Toronto, ON M4W 3M5
Phone: 416-961-1660 | 1-800-387-0058 (toll-free in Ontario)
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