Type of Program:
The program supports Ontario-based First Nations, Inuit and Métis artists working in the visual arts, crafts or traditional/customary Indigenous art forms to create artwork.
Comments on Funding:
Funding will take the form of grants of $500 or $1,000 to help cover the cost of buying art materials and supplies.
A grant awarded in this program year (July 2021 – March 2022) counts towards a recipient’s three-grant limit for 2021.
When It Ends:
January 31, 2022
Applicant must be:
Additionally, individuals must:
Complete and submit an application in Nova, OAC’s online grant application system. Before applying, applicants must create or update their profile in Nova.
The application must include (4 instead of 5):
- 1answers to the questions in the application: split into questions about artistic merit, impact and visibility;
- 2name of recommender;
- 3artistic examples – images or video documentation of the applicant's work: 8 images maximum;
- 4support document: résumé (optional).
Other Things to Note:
- 1Applications accepted by recommenders from July 2021 to January 31, 2022.
- 2The 2021-2022 program is open from July 2021 until January 31, 2022.
- 3Note: The 2021-22 program is now closed; the budget has been spent.