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Past Grant Program Deadlines

Grant Program Deadlines and Important Dates

Download the 2018 Program Deadlines Calendar.
 

Search grants by activity, discipline, priority group, applicant type and/or grant type.
 

The following programs accept applications year-round:


The following programs are administered by third-party recommenders. These programs are active during the periods listed below:

 


February 2018

February 1

Theatre Projects  


February 15

Dance Organizations: Operating
Édition francophone – fonctionnement (program only offered in French)
Publishing Organizations: Operating (Book publishers only)
Ontario Arts Presenters Projects
Organismes francophones de service aux arts – fonctionnement (program only offered in French)
 

February 21

Media Arts Projects  


February 22

Indigenous Artists in Communities and Schools Projects
Literary Organizations Projects   


February 27

Media Arts Organizations: Operating

March 2018

March 1

Arts Service Organizations: Operating
Compass
Touring Projects
Visual Arts Artist-Run Centres and Organizations: Operating
Market Development Travel: Dance
Market Development Travel: Northern Arts
 

March 8

Music Organizations: Operating
 

March 15

Theatre Organizations: Operating
Literary Organizations: Operating
Artists in Communities and Schools Projects
 

March 21

Multi and Inter-Arts Projects
Skills and Career Development: Indigenous Arts Professionals and Arts Professionals of Colour    


March 22

Indigenous Arts Projects
 

March 28

Media Artists Creation Projects
Music Production and Presentation Projects

April 2018

April 4

Arts Organizations in Communities and Schools: Operating
Arts visuels, arts médiatiques et métiers d’art : organismes et centres d’artistes autogérés francophones – fonctionnement (program only offered in French)
Diffusion francophone - fonctionnement (formerly Aide à la diffusion artistique – fonctionnement) (program only offered in French)
Major Organizations: Operating
Multi and Inter-Arts Organizations: Operating   
National and International Residency Projects
Théâtre francophone – fonctionnement (program only offered in French)
 

April 10

Arts Service Projects


April 11

Dance Projects


April 18

Diffusion – projets francophones (formerly Aide à la diffusion artistique – projets) (program only offered in French)
 

April 19

Arts médiatiques – projets francophones (formerly Avance médias – projets) (program only offered in French)
Services aux arts – projets francophones (formerly Services aux arts francophones – projets) (program only offered in French)
 

April 24

Music Creation Projects
Visual Artists Creation Projects


April 25

Musique – projets francophones (formerly Chanson et musique – projets) (program only offered in French)
Théâtre – projets francophones (formerly Jets de théâtre – projets) (program only offered in French)


April 26

Arts visuels et métiers d’art – projets francophones (formerly Artistes visuels et des métiers d’art – projets) (program only offered in French)
Littérature – projets francophones (formerly Création littéraire – projets) (program only offered in French)

May 2018

May 1

Indigenous Culture Fund (ICF) Project Grants for Individuals, Groups and Collectives
Indigenous Culture Fund (ICF) Projects Grants for Organizations


May 2

Northern Arts Projects
 

May 16

Music Recording Projects

June 2018

June 5

Public Art Galleries: Operating
Publishing Organizations Projects
 

June 19

Chalmers Arts Fellowships
Publishing Organizations: Operating (Magazine publishers only)
Visual Arts Projects
 

June 20

Artists in Communities and Schools Projects
 

June 28

Touring Projects
 

July 2018

July 4

Compass
 

August 2018

August 1

Theatre Projects


August 29

Indigenous Artists in Communities and Schools Projects (formerly Indigenous Artists in Communities Projects, Indigenous Artists in Schools Projects)
 

September 2018

September 13

Artists in Communities and Schools Projects
Media Arts Projects
Music Creation Projects
 

September 19

Indigenous Arts Projects
Ontario Arts Presenters Projects
 

September 20

Indigenous and Culturally Specific Dance: Training Projects


September 26

Diffusion – projets francophones (formerly Aide à la diffusion artistique – projets) (program only offered in French)
New Ventures Fund (details to follow)


September 27

Arts médiatiques – projets francophones (formerly Avance médias – projets) (program only offered in French)
Services aux arts – projets francophones (program only offered in French)
 

October 2018

October 2

Media Artists Creation Projects
Music Production and Presentation Projects


October 3

Musique – projets francophones (formerly Chanson et musique – projets) (program only offered in French)
Théâtre – projets francophones (formerly Jets de théâtre – projets) (program only offered in French)
 

October 4

Arts visuels et métiers d’art – projets francophones (formerly Artistes visuels et des métiers d’art – projets) (program only offered in French)
Dance Projects
Littérature – projets francophones (formerly Création littéraire – projets) (program only offered in French)


October 11

Curatorial Projects: Indigenous and Culturally Diverse
Deaf and Disability Arts: Materials for Visual Artists
Deaf and Disability Arts Projects
 

October 16

Touring Projects


October 17

Craft Projects
Multi and Inter-Arts Projects
Music Organizations: Operating (festivals only)
Skills and Career Development: Indigenous Arts Professionals and Arts Professionals of Colour
 

October 18

Literary Creation Projects (Works for Publication)  


October 25

Literary Creation Projects (Works for Performance)  

November 2018

November 1

Compass
Indigenous Culture Fund (ICF) Project Grants for Individuals, Groups and Collectives
Indigenous Culture Fund (ICF) Projects Grants for Organizations
Theatre Organizations: Operating (summer theatres only)
Market Development Projects (details to follow)


November 8

Chalmers Professional Development Projects
 

November 15

Music Recording Projects
 

November 20

Northern Arts Projects


November 22

Visual Artists Creation Projects
 

November 29

Indigenous Presenters in the North: Music Projects
 

December 2018

December 4

Premier’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts (nomination deadline)


December 5

Visual Arts Projects
 

December 18

Artists in Communities and Schools Projects