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Travel/Professional Development Grant

Grants to Manitoba Individual Artists and Arts
Professionals for Career Development Opportunities

GrantWatch ID#: 176175
Agency Type:


Manitoba Arts Council (MAC)


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Grants of up to $1,200 to Manitoba professional artists, arts practitioners, and arts administrators to take advantage of professional development opportunities. Applicants are encouraged to contact program staff prior to applying. Eligible costs generally include registration fees, travel expenses, and accommodation and per diem.

Additional funding may be requested by applicants who face barriers to equal opportunities.

Up to $1,200

Applicants must be:
-Professional artists
-Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada
-Residents of Manitoba

Not Eligible:
-Projects eligible for support from other Manitoba Arts Council programs
-Group travel
-Presentations by academics of papers at academic conferences
-Membership dues for professional associations

Please note: This program encourages applications by individuals who face barriers to equal opportunities. Applicants must identify factors that constitute barriers in order to request additional funding.

It is highly recommended that you contact a program consultant before preparing your application.

The next application deadline is February 10, 2017. Projects may begin 6 weeks after the deadline.

The Quick Response Option is available for time-sensitive opportunities that fall outside the date restrictions of the Travel/Professional Development grant. Contact the program consultant before applying for quick response.

Applicants may apply for up to 50% of eligible expenses for each project. It is expected that the applicant will help finance the project through a personal contribution, other sources of funding, or both.

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

Tracey Longbottom, Program Consultant
(204) 945-3180

Manitoba Arts Council
525 – 93 Lombard Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3B1

Phone: (204) 945-2237
Toll-Free: 1-866-994-2787

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