The KAC put together a list of relevant arts grants for the community.

This list is updated every two weeks, and is not exhaustive, we encourage you to research the grants that would suit your practice best. ArtsUnite created a new database of grants that could be useful to you. Email info@artskingston.ca if you’d like to add a grant opportunity to the list.

To learn more about the grants that the KAC administrates, visit:
City of Kingston Arts Fund page
Nan Yeomans Grant for Artistic Development page

GRANTS LIST

* = COVID-19 specific allowances or purpose

 

ARTS ABROAD: CO-PRODUCTIONS, CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS

The Co-productions component of Arts Abroad provides support for the realization of new works or exhibitions developed by Canadian artistic groups and arts organizations in partnership with foreign arts organizations. Support is for artistic co-productions or financial co-productions.

Deadline: December 9, 2020

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR ARTISTS, CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS

The Professional Development for Artists component of Explore and Create supports the career growth of Canadian artists and artistic groups by encouraging participation in a wide range of development opportunities. Grants fund activities that contribute to the professional advancement of Canadian artists working in all artistic disciplines.

Deadline: February 3, 2020

 

THEATRE PROJECTS, ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL

The program supports professional theatrical exploration, creation, development, production and presentation, regardless of theatrical tradition, as well as initiatives that benefit the Ontario professional theatre community.

Deadline: February 4, 2020

 

DANCE ORGANIZATIONS (OPERATING)ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL

The program supports the ongoing operations of not-for-profit, professional dance organizations in Ontario.

Deadline: February 13, 2020

 

ONTARIO PRESENTERS (PROJECT)ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL

The program supports Ontario-based volunteer-led presenters (ad hoc groups, collectives and organizations), municipalities, colleges and universities to present performances, exhibitions, screenings and readings by professional artists, and associated audience engagement activities. The aim of this program is to develop audiences for the arts in Ontario regions outside of Toronto.

Deadline: February 19, 2020

 

EDITION FRANCOPHONE (FONCTIONNEMENT)ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL

Le programme soutient le fonctionnement des organismes professionnels du milieu de l’édition francophone en Ontario pour les aider à produire ou à présenter des œuvres de qualité à un vaste éventail de publics et de participants.

Deadline: February 20, 2020

 

ORGANISME FRANCOPHONES DE SERVICE AUX ARTS (FONCTIONNEMENT)ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL

Le programme soutient le fonctionnement des organismes professionnels francophones de service aux arts en Ontario pour les aider à offrir des services de qualité à un vaste éventail d’artistes ou d’organismes artistiques.

Deadline: February 20, 2020

 

ARTS SERVICES ORGANIZATIONS (OPERATING)ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL

The program supports the ongoing operations of not-for-profit, professional arts service organizations in Ontario. Arts service organizations may have provincial, national, regional or local mandates.

Deadline: March 3, 2020

 

MEDIA ARTS ORGANIZATIONS (OPERATING)ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL

The program supports the ongoing operations of not-for-profit, professional media arts organizations in Ontario. The program’s priority is to support organizations that demonstrate a consistent commitment to Ontario’s professional media artists, the media arts infrastructure and their role in the region.

Deadline: March 3, 2020

 

MULTI AND INTER-ARTS ORGANIZATIONS (OPERATING)ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL

The program supports the ongoing operations of not-for-profit professional multi- and inter-arts organizations in Ontario.

Deadline: March 3, 2020

 

VISUAL ARTS ARTIST-RUN CENTRES AND ORGANIZATIONS (OPERATING)ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL

The program’s priority is to support visual arts organizations and artist-run centres that demonstrate a consistent commitment to Ontario’s professional artists, including the payment of exhibition and other professional fees, and to their role in the visual arts and/or craft infrastructure and the region.

Deadline: March 3, 2020

 

INDIGENOUS ARTISTS IN COMMUNITIES AND SCHOOLS (PROJECT)ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL

The program supports projects that bring together Ontario-based Indigenous artists or Elders to work with individuals or groups of people from a community on collaborative activities that create a meaningful arts experience and transmit artistic skills and knowledge; teach arts workshops in schools during the upcoming school year, engaging children and youth in creative, active, hands-on and in-depth arts experiences.

Deadline: March 4, 2020

 

INDIGENOUS ARTS PROJECTSONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL

The program supports Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) artists to research, develop and create new work and engage with their communities, as well as opportunities for Indigenous organizations and communities to strengthen their relationships with the arts.

Deadline: March 4, 2020

 

MUSIC ORGANIZATIONS (OPERATING)ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL

The program supports the ongoing operations of not-for-profit, opera companies, orchestras, choral organizations and other music-mandated producers and presenters in Ontario.

Deadline: March 4, 2020

 

TOURING PROJECTSONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL

The program supports Ontario-based professional artists/curators, ad hoc groups/collectives and arts organizations to tour performances, exhibitions, screenings and readings for public audiences within Ontario, nationally and internationally. The work(s) being toured must be created and performed by professional artists.

Deadline: March 5, 2020

 

THEATRE ORGANIZATIONS (OPERATING)ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL

The program supports the ongoing operations of not-for-profit, professional theatre organizations in Ontario. The program’s priority is to support organizations that demonstrate a consistent commitment to Canadian work.

Deadline: March 12, 2020

 

LITERARY ORGANIZATIONS (OPERATING)ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL

The program supports the ongoing operations of not-for-profit, professional literary organizations in Ontario, except for book and magazine publishers.

Deadline: March 26, 2020

 

Year-long Ontario Arts Council’s programs:

Exhibition Assistance (applications accepted by recommenders from September 2020 to January 15, 2021)

Indigenous Visual Artists’ Materials (applications accepted by recommenders from August 2020 to January 29, 2021)

Recommender Grants for Theatre Creators (applications accepted by recommenders from September 2020 to January 2021)

Recommender Grants for Writers (applications accepted by recommenders from September 1, 2020 to January 15, 2021)

 

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