The program supports Ontario’s professional artists to acquire new skills that advance their arts practice. There are two categories:
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/university: Individuals who are tenured, tenured-stream, contractually limited or continuing:
Mentorships: Developmental relationships with more experienced artists or elders who share information, skills/knowledge or best practice.
Apprenticeships: Temporary positions with professional artists or arts organizations that provide on-the-job training, which advances a professional artist’s skills. Apprentices cannot replace current positions contracted by professional artists or arts organizations.