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Arts Legacy Award

Award to a Manitoba Woman Artist or a Group
of Women Artists for Social Justice Projects

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Nellie McClung Foundation

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Award of $2,000 to a Manitoba woman emerging artist, or a collective of women artists, for social justice projects that engage the community. Award funding is intended to assist in the development of new work. The award aims to enable women to address social justice issues through art.

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GrantWatch ID#: 164819

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The work must be completed within two years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

A woman, or an artistic collective of women, working in any artistic genre is eligible if she/they meet the following criteria:

- Manitoba residency;
- Emerging artistic practice; and
- The proposed artistic work engages with community to explore or illuminate social justice issues.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline date is December 15, 2017. Artists, or artist collectives may apply, as well as be nominated.

To nominate an artist, complete the Nomination Form A. Ensure the artist has signed the nomination form agreeing to be nominated for the award.

If you are an artist and would like to apply: complete the Application Form B.

For both applications, include two letters of support.

Mail or submit the nomination form and two letters of support to the Manitoba Arts Council. Faxed or emailed nomination forms are not accepted.

The Award decision will be announced to all nominators and applicants and posted on the website of the Nellie McClung Foundation and/or the Manitoba Arts Council, date TBD.

Contact Information:

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

Questions about the award or application may be directed to the Nellie McClung Foundation at

Manitoba Arts Council
525-93 Lombard Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 3B1
Attention: Nellie McClung Arts Legacy Award

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Canada: Manitoba