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Ontario Arts Council

Literary Organizations Projects

Results Announcement

Deadline Date: February 22, 2017
Jurors:
Currie, Susan, Brampton
Janisse-Barlow, Melanie, Windsor
Salmi, Kirsti, Thunder Bay
Wilson, Sean, Ottawa

Juries are generally used to assess grants to individuals at the Ontario Arts Council (OAC). Juries evaluate applications using specific program criteria and decide which applicants should receive grants. In programs that do not have pre-determined grant levels, they also determine the amount of each grant. The number of grants and the amounts are based on the program budget. Jury decisions are authorized by the OAC Director & CEO.

To safeguard the integrity of the peer assessment process, we do not allow anyone who has a direct conflict of interest with an application to serve on an assessment panel where that application is to be reviewed. Indirect conflicts of interest are managed by a standard OAC procedure.
Number of Applications:
44
Total Requested:
$408,658
Number of Grants Awarded:
28
Total Recommended:
$184,581
Recipients:
Al Purdy A-Frame Association, Picton, $7,000
Alice Munro Festival of the Short Story, Wingham, $5,000
Brockton Writers Series, Toronto, $4,000
Canzine Festival Collective, Toronto, $2,000
Eden Mills Writers' Festival, Eden Mills, $8,000
Festival of Readers, St. Catharines, $8,000
Gchi Dewin Collective, Parry Sound, $8,000
gritLIT: Hamilton's Readers & Writers Festival, Hamilton, $8,000
Guelph Spoken Word, Guelph, $7,000
Hamilton Youth Poets, Hamilton, $8,000
Literary Arts Windsor, Windsor, $6,481
Northern Griots Network, Nepean, $8,000
Northwestern Ontario Writers Workshop, Thunder Bay, $5,000
Pages Unbound, Toronto, $7,000
Peterborough Poetry Slam Collective, Peterborough, $9,000
Poetry London Reading Series, London, $3,500
Project Bookmark Canada, Toronto, $7,000
RIEL Centre, Toronto, $8,000
Telling Tales Festival c/o Rotary Club of Hamilton Sunshine Fund, Hamilton, $7,000
The ARTS Project, London, $6,000
The FOLD Foundation, Brampton, $10,000
Toronto Poetry Project, Toronto, $7,000
Tree Reading Series, Ottawa, $3,500
VERSe Ottawa, Ottawa, $8,000
Wild Writers Festival, Waterloo, $6,000
Words Aloud Spoken Word & Storytelling Festival, Durham, $6,100
Wordstock Sudbury Literary Festival, Sudbury, $6,000
Writing While Black Collective, Toronto, $6,000