The program supports the development of the work of Ontario-based Indigenous curators and curators who are people of colour, and the exhibition infrastructure in Ontario. It aims to increase the ability of Ontario public galleries, artist-run centres and other organizations to present projects by Indigenous curators and curators who are people of colour in contexts determined by the participants. The program helps build awareness and connections between galleries, audiences and curators. There are two categories:
Important: Due to the number of applications we receive and the limited funds that are available, grants awarded may be smaller than the amount requested.
More about eligibility for OAC’s project programs
The activities for which you are requesting funding:
Important: You are not eligible to apply to this program if you have an overdue or unapproved final report in any OAC grant program. If you are unsure of the due date or status of any final report(s), please contact OAC.
Indigenous: Individuals who self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit.
By culturally diverse, OAC is referring to people of colour based on the Government of Canada’s definition of “visible minorities,” which is “persons, other than Aboriginal peoples, who are non-Caucasian in race or non-white in colour.”