The program supports Ontario’s professional artists who want to experiment and investigate their artistic process or to research topics that examine their arts practice. There are two categories:
The program’s priorities are to allow artists to undertake proposals that will benefit their career, not creating or producing artistic work(s).
You may submit only one application to either the Chalmers Arts Fellowships or the Chalmers Professional Development Grants program, not both, in the same year.
More about eligibility for OAC’s project programs
The activities for which you are requesting funding:
Permanent or semi-permanent faculty members of a college or university: Individuals who are tenured, tenured-stream, contractually limited or continuing.
Skills-based training courses and career development activities: provides development and/or advancement of artistic skill(s); mentorships and apprenticeships, and activities that promote an artist’s career (e.g. arts fairs/showcases, book launches, business planning, etc.).