Until this program opens in Nova, the Ontario Arts Council’s online granting system, program information may change. This includes deadline dates and specific information on eligibility. Be sure to visit this page after the program opens in Nova, but before starting your application.
The program supports collaborative projects, led by Ontario-based ad hoc arts groups/arts collectives or arts organizations that develop or provide unique services for professional arts communities in Ontario.
The priorities are to support services developed or delivered for organizations that specifically serve any of OAC’s priority groups.
Important: Applications to this program must include at least one confirmed collaborator.
Read the Guide to OAC Project Programs for more eligibility information.
Eligible activities include:
If you receive a grant you must submit a final report upon completion of the project. See Terms and Conditions — receipt of OAC project grant funds for more information on reporting obligations. Complete and submit the report in Nova.
Final reports for this program require grant recipients to provide:
Complete and submit an application in Nova, OAC’s online grant application system. You will be able to do this approximately two months before the deadline.
Before applying, you must:
Your application includes:
Complete instructions and requirements are in the application in Nova.
For information on how assessors rate applications see the Evaluation Rubric – Organizational Development.
For help creating a profile or submitting an application in Nova, see the Nova User Guide.
Unique services: are those not currently available, or existing services to which the targeted professional artists, arts professionals or arts organizations do not currently have access.
Collaborator(s): (one or multiple) can be any kind of group or organization that has an active role in the project. It may be, but is not limited to, another arts group, an organization from the health or education sector or from the private sector. The collaborator cannot be paid a fee to be involved in the project. The collaborator cannot be an individual and cannot solely be a corporate sponsor.