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Ontario Arts Council

Final Report Forms

Final report forms are available upon request. Email your request to finalreport@arts.on.ca indicating the program for which you are submitting a report.

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Maya Bedward

Information Services Coordinator
416-969-7429

Building Audiences and Markets

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It is OAC’s vision that Ontario artists and arts organizations are recognized locally, nationally and internationally for their work. The OAC supports a number of audience and market development projects and initiatives including outreach, touring, residencies, collaborations and travel.  
 
OAC’s key objectives in Building Audiences and Markets are to:  
  • Promote Ontario’s identity through the arts.
  • Increase opportunities for Ontario artists, organizations and arts presenters to reach and build new audiences and communities locally and across the province.
  • Create opportunities for Ontario artists, organizations and arts presenters to showcase their work at the national and international level.
  • Create new and meaningful connections between artists and audiences.
  • Support collaborations that build outreach and audience development capacity.

Grant Programs

Aide à la diffusion artistique – fonctionnement Toggle Expand
What We Fund
This program is available in French only.
Aide à la diffusion artistique – projets Toggle Expand
What We Fund
This program is available in French only.
Deaf and Disability Arts: Materials for Visual Artists Toggle Expand
What We Fund
The program supports Ontario-based professional Deaf artists and artists with disabilities working in visual art or craft practices to purchase materials.
Indigenous Presenters in the North: Music Projects Toggle Expand
What We Fund
The program supports northern Ontario Indigenous presenters to produce music events in or around their communities.
National and International Residency Projects Toggle Expand
What We Fund
The program provides Ontario artists with financial support to pursue professional development opportunities outside the province.
Ontario Arts Presenters Projects Toggle Expand
What We Fund
The program supports the presentation of arts events or series in Ontario by volunteer collectives, groups and organizations or municipalities, colleges and universities.
Ontario Dances Toggle Expand
What We Fund
The program supports Ontario-based multi-disciplinary arts presenters only in regions outside of Toronto to get more people engaged, interested and invested in dance.
Touring Projects Toggle Expand
What We Fund
The program supports Ontario-based professional artists and arts organizations to tour performances, exhibitions and arts events that contribute to the development of audiences for the arts. The touring programs give Ontario, Canadian and foreign audiences ongoing access to professional Ontario artists and their works.