Equinox Program

Grants to New Brunswick Indigenous Artists and Groups
for Creation of New Work and Professional Development

GrantWatch ID#: 175532
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb)

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Grants of up to $5,000 to New Brunswick Aboriginal individuals and arts groups for professional development and artistic creation. Eligible projects can include activities that support and strengthen the Indigenous arts community, creation and presentation of artistic work, and research and development.

More details on the program areas are as follows:

Category 1 – Research and Development: This category of the Equinox Program provides individual artists, curators, and ad hoc groups with the opportunity to research and develop their practices. Eligible activities include workshops, mentorships, and residencies. Funds can cover the costs of any fees and/or travel required. This category is open to emerging, mid-career and senior artists and curators working in all disciplines.

Category 2 – Creation of New Work: This category of the Equinox Program funds the creation of new work by individual artists, curators, and ad hoc groups, and places value on projects with culturally specific dialogues. Projects will be evaluated based on their cultural value in addition to their artistic merit. This category is open to emerging, mid-career and senior artists and curators working in all disciplines.

Category 3 – Connections: This category of the Equinox Program provides funds to individual artists, curators and groups undertaking projects that bring artists together through conferences, workshops, gatherings, exchanges and other activities that foster artistic relationships, connections, and partnerships that strengthen the Indigenous arts community.

Up to $5,000

The grant must be used within twelve (12) months of receiving funds.

Aboriginal artists, arts groups, collectives, organizations, independent arts administrators and artistic mediators are eligible to apply.

Independent artists, independent arts administrators, and artistic mediators must be New Brunswick citizens or permanent residents of New Brunswick. To be eligible to apply to this component, applicants must demonstrate a clear commitment to the creation, public presentation and appreciation of Aboriginal art practices.

Applicants may apply to only one category and can receive one Equinox grant per fiscal year (1 April to 31 March).

You will be informed of the result of your application approximately three (3) months after the application deadline. Results are not released by telephone or email.

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

To apply online, go to

Claire Shiplett, Program Officer

Greg Toole, Program Officer

649 Queen Street, 2nd floor
Fredericton, NB, E3B 1C3

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