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Chalmers Professional Development Grants

Chalmers Professional Development Grants
January 01, 2006 - January 01, 2006

Program for: Individuals

Objective: Chalmers Professional Development Grants are intended to provide professional artists in Ontario opportunities to acquire new skills that advance their arts practice in all customary/traditional and/or contemporary art practices.

All proposals must start on or after October 1, 2017 and end no later than September 30, 2019.  

What kind of projects does this program fund?

  • Master classes, workshops or training courses
  • Mentorships
  • Apprenticeships

Eligibility: This program is open to professional Ontario-based artists. Please refer to the Program Guidelines for the OAC’s residency requirements.

In addition, in order to apply to the Chalmers Professional Development Grants program you must:

  • work in one of the disciplines supported at OAC: arts education, community arts, crafts, dance, literature, media arts, multidisciplinary arts, music, theatre, visual arts.

You may submit only one application to either the Chalmers Arts Fellowships or the Chalmers Professional Development Grants program not both on the programs’ June deadline.

How much can I apply for?

  • The value of each Chalmers Professional Development Grant is $7,500.

Application Deadline: June 1, 2017
Grant notification letters will be mailed out four months after the application deadline.

Program Guidelines and Application Form

The following guidelines and application are for information only. Before making an application, please ensure you have the 2017 guidelines and application. Guidelines and application forms are available on the web at least three months before the deadline.

  • Program Guidelines  (print version)
    Click here for helpful tips, including information about submitting audio-visual support material.
  • Application PDF File (print version)

Final Report

For more information

  • Carolyn Gloude, Associate Awards Officer, 416-969-7423, toll free 1-800-387-0058 extension 7423,

For Results Announcements for this program, please click here.