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Please note that programs and deadlines are subject to change. When applying to a specific program, always confirm the application deadline by contacting OAC staff.  We are in the process of making some changes to our program names and deadline dates.  Please check back periodically for updates.

Important Notes

Only applications postmarked by Canada Post or a courier company no later than the deadline day will be accepted. As of January 4, 2016, applications delivered in person must arrive at OAC offices by 5 p.m. on the deadline day.

Aboriginal Arts

 

Aboriginal Artists in Communities September 15, 2016
  TBA
Aboriginal Arts Projects September 15, 2016
  TBA
Aboriginal Presenters in the North – Music Events December 1, 2016 (new deadline date)
Aboriginal Artists Materials and Supplies Assistance Applications accepted from July 5, 2016 to January 31, 2017

 

Access and Career Development

 

Access and Career Development TBA

 

Arts Education

 

Aboriginal Artists in Schools TBA
Artists in Education TBA
Arts Education Organizations TBA
Arts Education Projects October 4, 2016
  TBA

 

Arts Service Organizations

 

 
Arts Service Organizations TBA
Arts Service Projects TBA

 

Chalmers

 

Chalmers Arts Fellowships TBA
Chalmers Professional Development TBA

 

Community-Engaged Arts

 

Artists in the Community/Workplace October 4, 2016  
  TBA
Community-Engaged Arts Organizations TBA

 

Community Arts Councils

 

Community Arts Councils TBA

 

Compass

 

 
Compass November 1, 2016
  TBA
  TBA

 

Crafts

Craft Projects: Connections October 18, 2016
Craft Projects: Creation and Development October 18, 2016
Aboriginal Artists Materials and Supplies Assistance Applications accepted from July 5, 2016 to January 31, 2017
Exhibition Assistance Applications accepted from June 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017

 

Creative Engagement Fund

 

Creative Engagement Fund to Stop Sexual Violence and Harassment in Ontario December 1, 2016
(new deadline date)

 

Dance

 

Aboriginal and Culturally Diverse Dance Training September 15, 2016
Dance Initiatives October 4, 2016
  TBA
Dance Organizations TBA

 

Deaf and Disability Arts

 

Deaf and Disability Arts – Materials and Supplies Assistance December 15, 2016 
Deaf and Disability Arts Projects September 15, 2016

 

Francophone Arts

 

Programs available only in French
Aide à la diffusion artistique à communiquer
Aide à la diffusion artistique - projets  15 septembre 2016
  à communiquer
Artistes visuels et des métiers d'art

à communiquer

Arts visuels, arts médiatiques et métiers d’art : organismes et centres d'artistes autogérés à communiquer
Avance médias 4 octobre 2016
Chanson et musique 1er décembre 2016 
 

à communiquer

Création littéraire 1er décembre 2016
Édition à communiquer
Jets de théâtre 18 octobre 2016
     à communiquer
Organismes francophones de service aux arts à communiquer
Projets d'édition à communiquer
Projets de service aux arts francophones à communiquer
Théâtre à communiquer

 

Literature

 

Block Grants to Book Publishers TBA
Literary Festivals and Organizations TBA
Literary Festivals and Organizations Projects  TBA 
Magazines – Operating TBA
Magazines – Projects TBA
Word of Mouth December 1, 2016
Writers' Reserve

Applications accepted from September 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017

Writers' Works in Progress October 18, 2016
  TBA
TBA
Writers' Works in Progress – Comic Arts December 1, 2016 
Writers' Works in Progress – Northern Competition December 1, 2016

 

Media Arts

 

Exhibition Assistance Applications accepted from June 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017
Media Artists: Emerging November 1, 2016
Media Artists: Mid-Career and Established October 4, 2016
  TBA
Media Arts Organizations TBA
Media Arts Projects September 15, 2016
  TBA

 

Multi and Inter-Arts

Multi and Inter-Arts Organizations TBA
Multi and Inter-Arts Projects October 18, 2016
  TBA

 

Music

Choirs & Singing Groups TBA
Choral Organizations TBA
Classical Music Recording October 4, 2016
Music Commissioning October 4, 2016
Opera TBA
Opera Projects TBA
Orchestras TBA
Orchestras Projects TBA 
Popular Music December 6, 2016 (new deadline date)
  TBA
Presenter/Producer November 1, 2016
  TBA
Presenter/Producer Projects  November 1, 2016
  TBA

 

Northern Arts

Northern Arts November 15, 2016  
  TBA

 

Theatre

 

Playwright Residency TBA
Theatre Creators' Reserve Applications accepted from
September 6, 2016 to January 31, 2017
Theatre Organizations TBA
Theatre Organizations - Summer Theatres November 1, 2016
Theatre Projects TBA
  TBA

 

Touring

 

National and International Residency October 4, 2016
  TBA
National and International Touring September 15, 2016
Ontario Arts Presenters September 15, 2016
  TBA
Ontario Touring September 15, 2016

 

Visual Arts

Aboriginal Artists Materials and Supplies Assistance Applications accepted from July 5 2016 to January 31, 2017
Aboriginal Curatorial Projects October 4, 2016
Culturally Diverse Curatorial Projects October 4, 2016
Exhibition Assistance  Applications accepted from June 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017
Public Art Galleries TBA
Public Art Galleries Projects TBA
Visual Artists: Emerging November 22, 2016 (new deadline date)
Visual Artists: Mid-Career September 15, 2016
Visual Artists: Established TBA
TBA
Visual Arts Projects December 15, 2016
  TBA