Ontario Creates - Interactive Digital Media (IDM) Fund
08/24/20 5:00 PM
Grants to Ontario media production companies for the creation of digital media content. Some applicants are required to contact program staff prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended to support projects and activities that will positively impact the Province’s economy.
The Ontario Creates Interactive Digital Media (IDM) Fund Concept Definition and Production programs provide IDM content creators with funding for high quality, original interactive digital media content projects that make a positive contribution to the Ontario economy.
The objectives of the IDM Fund are to:
More information about eligible projects and activities can be found here: https://ontariocreates.ca/uploads/Industry_Initiatives/ENG/Content-and-Marketing/IDM-Fund/Ontario-Creates-IDM-Fund-Guidelines_en.pdf#page=4.
To be eligible for the Ontario Creates IDM Fund the content project that is the subject of the application must fall into one of two categories: Proprietary Content or Partner-owned Content. For details, see https://ontariocreates.ca/uploads/Industry_Initiatives/ENG/Content-and-Marketing/IDM-Fund/Ontario-Creates-IDM-Fund-Guidelines_en.pdf#page=6.
Ontario Creates facilitates economic development opportunities for Ontario’s cultural media industries including book and magazine publishing, film and television, music and interactive digital media industries. For more details about the eligible publishing activities, see https://ontariocreates.ca/uploads/Industry_Initiatives/ENG/Content-and-Marketing/IDM-Fund/Ontario-Creates-IDM-Fund-Guidelines_en.pdf#page=12.
GrantWatch ID#: 175125
- Concept Definition: $10,000 - $50,000
- Production: $25,000 - $250,000
The applicant must begin incurring expenses no later than 90 days after notification of Ontario Creates’ decision or the award will expire.
Projects must be completed with all expenses incurred and all deliverables provided to Ontario Creates according to the following timelines or the Ontario Creates' commitment to advance further monies will expire:
- Concept Definition - within 15 months of notification of the decision (12 months for Concept Definition activities and 3 months for preparation of financial reporting documents)
- Production - within 30 months of notification of the decision (24 months for Production activities and 6 months for preparation of financial reporting documents)
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Interactive Digital Media
Interactive Digital Media
Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales
Grants to USA, Canada, and International independent filmmakers for feature-length film projects. Funding is intended to support projects at any production phase from development through post-production. Priority will be given to applications from early career and emerg
Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d
Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are
Grant of $9,000 to a USA, Canada, or International early-career psychologist for child psychology research projects. The purpose of the program is for research and demonstration projects that foster an understanding of the relationship between self-identity and scholast
Grants of up to $5,000 to Ontario registered charities and qualified donees in eligible locations for capacity building programs. Eligible programs include those addressing arts and culture, community development, education, environment, health, recreation, social servi
Grants to Ontario nonprofit organizations and charities in eligible areas for programs and capital purchases that enhance the quality of life for local residents. Funding is intended to support events and special projects, as well as operating costs and small capital it
Grants and loans of up to $30,000 to Ontario commercial building and property owners and commercial tenants in eligible locations for economic development. Funding is intended to enhance, build, and remediate commercial properties in the qualified downtown area. Applica
Grants of up to $1,000 to Ontario nonprofit and volunteer-based organizations in eligible locations for programs, events, and direct services that benefit the local community. Program focus areas include civic and social services and recreation. Applicants must provide
Grants to Ontario elementary and high schools in eligible areas for programs to encourage healthy eating and increase the consumption of fruits and vegetables. Funding is intended to support educational projects at home, school, and in local communities throughout the P