16 Feb, 2024

Representation and Promotion—Arts Abroad

16 Feb, 2024

The Representation and Promotion component of Arts Abroad funds travel linked to the international promotion of Canadian artists and artistic works. Grants are available for registered or incorporated Canadian arts organizations to represent Canadian artists and develop their presence internationally, and establish a place for Canadian arts practice in...

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16 Feb, 2024

Travel—Arts Abroad

16 Feb, 2024

The Travel component of Arts Abroad funds travel linked to international presentation, exhibition, artistic collaboration, networking and new market opportunities for Canadian artists and arts professionals, artistic groups and arts organizations. Grants provide support to attend significant events outside of Canada and build international presence. Apply any time before...

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16 Feb, 2024

Awesome Foundation Microgrants

16 Feb, 2024

The Awesome Foundation awards a $1,000 microgrant each month at a public pitch party to make an awesome idea come true. At the pitch party, finalists take the stage to give a 90-second ‘elevator pitch’ and take questions from the trustees and audience. At the end of the night,...

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16 Feb, 2024

Community Anniversaries – Building Communities through Arts and Heritage

16 Feb, 2024

Building Communities through Arts and Heritage – Community Anniversaries component provides funding to local groups for non-recurring local events, with or without a minor capital project. Funding is available for non-recurring events that mark the 100th anniversary or greater, in increments of 25 years (e.g., 125th, 150th); of a...

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16 Feb, 2024

Research and Creation

16 Feb, 2024

The Research and Creation component of Explore and Create supports the initial stages of the creative process. Canadian artists, artistic groups and arts organizations can apply to develop and make creative works. Grants provide support for creative research, creation and project development. Apply any time before the start date...

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16 Feb, 2024

Skills and Career Development: Indigenous Arts Professionals and Arts Professionals of Colour

16 Feb, 2024

This program supports Ontario-based Indigenous arts professionals and arts professionals of colour, or ad hoc groups and collectives made up of Indigenous arts professionals or arts professionals of colour for professional development and skill-building opportunities that advance applicants’ work and careers. It funds all contemporary and traditional art practices...

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16 Feb, 2024

Northern Arts Projects

16 Feb, 2024

The program supports the creation, production and presentation of artwork; professional development; and community-engaged arts initiatives that benefit communities in northern Ontario. This grant will open on 29 February 2024.  Learn more / apply

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16 Feb, 2024

Artists in Communities and Schools Projects

16 Feb, 2024

The program supports the research, development and realization of community-engaged arts projects in Ontario. Activities involve professional Ontario artists and community members working together to design, develop and realize collective creative experiences. Community-engaged art practices are forms of collective artistic expression. In this field, individuals who aren’t professional artists...

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13 Feb, 2024

Diffusion – projets francophones (French only)

13 Feb, 2024

Ce programme fait partie de l’ensemble des programmes des arts francophones, dont l’objectif est de soutenir la vitalité du secteur artistique francophone en Ontario. Toutes les demandes de subvention à ce programme doivent être soumises en français. Le programme soutient les diffuseurs francophones des arts en Ontario qui présentent...

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13 Feb, 2024

Indigenous Arts Projects

13 Feb, 2024

The program supports Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) artists to research, develop and create new work and engage with their communities. It also funds opportunities for Indigenous organizations and communities to strengthen their relationships with the arts. Learn more / apply

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