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Toronto Arts Council (TAC)
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Grants of up to $15,000, grants of up to $25,000, and in-kind support to Toronto arts collectives, artists, and nonprofit organizations to host free arts programs in eligible local parks. Applicants must contact the Funding Source at least two weeks prior to the application deadline.
Toronto Arts Council’s Animating Toronto Parks grants program provides funding to create and present free arts programming in selected Toronto parks located in Etobicoke, East York, York, North York and Scarborough. Eligible programming includes the presentation of dance, literary arts, music, theater, visual arts and media arts, community-engaged arts and any combination of the above. All arts programming must be free and open to the general public.
Applicants may apply in one of two categories:
Grant recipients will be provided with:
In Kind Support:
Arts in the Parks is a free city-wide initiative designed to offer a wide range of in-kind supports to artists and arts organizations working in parks across the city. Arts in the Parks provides support with marketing, community engagement, on-site way-finding signage, and volunteer coordination to artists and arts organizations presenting free arts events in Toronto parks. Arts in the Parks is a core resource for Animating Toronto Parks grants recipients.
For information on Park Selection and a list of parks available for programming, see: https://torontoartscouncil.org/TAC/media/tac/Grants/2020-Animating-Toronto-Parks-Guidelines.pdf#page=5.
Projects involving Deaf artists and artists with disabilities may apply for an additional TAC grant. For more information, see "TAC Accessibility Grant" section at: https://torontoartscouncil.org/TAC/media/tac/Grants/2020-Animating-Toronto-Parks-Guidelines.pdf#page=4.
GrantWatch ID#: 165194
- Short-term projects: Maximum grant in this category is $15,000
- Larger-scale projects: Maximum grant in this category is $25,000
- A TAC Accessibility grant will provide up to a maximum of $5,000 towards accessibility costs for artists incurred during the project.
- Summer Projects must take place between June 15 and September 30, 2020.
- Winter Projects must take place between December 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021. (The date range for your complete project, including both offsite activity and park activity, can start no earlier than January 30, 2020 and end no later than April 15, 2021.)
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Funding is available for programming in selected Toronto parks located in Etobicoke, East York, York, North York and Scarborough.
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