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Artists in the Community/Workplace

Artists in the Community/Workplace
January 01, 2006 - January 01, 2006

Program for: All

Purpose: To encourage artists and arts organizations from all arts disciplines to work with communities through a collaborative co-creative process. Grants are designed to integrate the arts into community life through artistic projects.

Eligibility: This program is open to Ontario-based, individual professional artists, groups of artists, community organizations, arts organizations and trade unions. Projects may take place in various communities or workplaces.

Deadline Dates: March 1 and October 4, 2016
Grant notification letters will be mailed out four months after the application deadline.

Program Guidelines and Application Form

Final Report Form

The following are some useful resources about the Artists in the Community/Workplace program and community-engaged arts practice:


  •  Listen to a podcast about the Artists in the Community/Workplace program.
  • Community Arts Workbook...Another Vital Link: A handbook for anyone interested in or wanting to become involved with community arts. The workbook follows up on the important issues and themes explored at the conference, Vital Links - Enriching Communities Through Art and Art Through Communities. Examples of community arts projects from Canada, the U.S., Britain and Australia are included in the workbook. Available on the OAC website at

For more information   

  • Kateri Gauthier, Program Administrator, 416-969-7424, toll free 1-800-387-0058 extension 7424,

For Results Announcements for this program, please click here