|Program for: Individuals
Purpose: To support First Nations, Inuit and Métis artists working in the visual arts, crafts or traditional/customary Indigenous art forms to create art work. The program provides grants of $500 towards the cost of buying art materials and supplies.
Eligibility: This program is open to First Nations (Status and Non-Status), Inuit and Métis artists working in the visual arts, crafts or traditional Indigenous art forms.
Applicants must reside in Ontario and be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
Deadline Dates: Artists must apply directly to one of the participating Indigenous recommender organizations. Each organization sets its own deadline(s) or may decide to accept applications on an ongoing basis.
Once the decision has been made, recommenders forward applications to OAC.
- Anemki Art Collective, Thunder Bay
Deadline: November 1, 2016
- Neto Hatinakwe Onkwehowe Native Arts Canada, Niagara Falls
Accepts applications at any time, starting in July 2016, until the budget is spent.
- Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, M'Chigeeng
Deadlines: July 30 and September 30, 2016.
- Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford
Deadlines: October 14, 2016 and January 13, 2017
The 2016-17 program closes on February 17, 2017.
Program Guidelines and Application Form
For more information
- Anne Gardé Gravestock, Program Administrator, 416-969-7461, toll free 1-800-387-0058 extension 7461, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Caroline Cotter, Program Administrator, 416-969-7455, toll free 1-800-387-0058 extension 7455, email@example.com.
- Lisa Wöhrle, Associate Visual Art and Crafts Officer, 416-969-7419, toll-free: 1-800-387-0058, ext. 7419 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Darlene Naponse, Interim Indigenous Arts Officer, toll-free: 1-844-721-0111, email@example.com.