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Ontario Arts Council


Myles Warren

Toll-free in Ontario: ​​​​​1-800-387-0058 ext. 7422

Final Report Forms

To report on a project grant received through a paper application process, email finalreport@arts.on.ca to request a final report form, indicating the program for which you are submitting a report.

To report on a project grant you applied for in Nova, complete and submit the report in Nova.

Ontario Dances


The program supports the promotion of the diversity of Ontario-based professional dance artists and dance companies to Ontarians in regions outside of Toronto, and its vitality with a growing audience.


New applicants must contact the program officer for information about the application and selection process.

Grant amount(s)

  • Multidisciplinary Arts Presenters: maximum $30,000

Eligible applicants

  • Multidisciplinary arts presenters who:
    • are based in regions outside of Toronto
    • have a permanent physical address in Ontario
    • present an annual performing arts series
    • have an employee or contracted person responsible for the performing arts programming

Read the Guide to OAC Project Programs for more eligibility information.

Ineligible applicants

  • organizations that receive OAC operating grants
  • organizations that apply to or have not received notification that their application is unsuccessful in the following programs: Ontario Arts Presenters Projects or Diffusion – projets francophones
  • dance-specific presenters
  • performing arts festivals

This program funds

  • presentation of Ontario-based professional dance artists and dance companies
  • costs for audience development and community-engaged activities
  • Ontario-based dance animator fees
  • Ontario-based dance artists’ and companies’ engagement fees and touring costs

This program does not fund

  • creating, commissioning, co-producing and rehearsing a dance work
  • overhead costs, including office rent and administration

Program-specific definitions

Community-engaged dance projects: dance projects led by Ontario-based professional dance artists that engages volunteers, audience members, donors and/or local community groups. The collective experience and public presentation emphasize that the integrity of the process is as important as the end product

Dance animator: a person who facilitates audience- and community-development programs and activities

Multidisciplinary performing arts presenter: an organization that selects artistic programming for public presentation, pays a guaranteed artist fee for each presentation and covers the presentation costs