Arts Nova Scotia
05/15/20 4:30 PM Received of Postmarked
Grants to Nova Scotia professional artists for the creation and presentation of artistic work, as well as professional development opportunities. Applications will be considered from artists working in any discipline, including craft, visual arts, literary arts, new media, theatre, music, dance, and media (e.g. auteur-driven film, documentary, podcasts).
Arts Nova Scotia envisions a thriving and diverse professional arts community celebrated at home and abroad for breaking new ground, ensuring equity and achieving a high level of artistic excellence.
Arts Nova Scotia’s Grants to Individuals program supports Nova Scotia’s professional, practicing artists in the creation and dissemination of their own work. The program also supports professional artists by helping them to develop their practice and skills.
There are three categories for these grants:
Assist Nova Scotian professional artists working independently or collaboratively to create new work, in any art form, by contributing towards the artist’s living expenses and project costs.
Assist Nova Scotia professional artists in direct costs associated with public presentation of their work, including but not limited to: professional fees, framing, installation, costuming, lighting, venue rental or promotion.
Professional Development Grants:
Assist Nova Scotia professional artists to pursue excellence in the arts through formal study programs, or other professional development programs such as mentoring, workshops, apprenticeships, or conferences. Curators, arts administrators, and producers are eligible under this category.
Eligible project costs may include, but are not limited to:
GrantWatch ID#: 160817
Creation Grants: $12,000 Maximum
Presentation Grants: $5,000 Maximum
Professional Development: Grants $3,000 Maximum
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Send completed application form to:
Grants to Individuals
Arts Nova Scotia
Homburg Building Arts Nova Scotia
3rd Floor, 1741 Brunswick St. PO Box 456
Halifax, NS B3J 3X8 B3J 2R5
For further information, contact:
Enrique Ferreol, Program Officer
Phone: (902) 424-6472
Canada: Nova Scotia
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