The program supports projects that bring together professional Ontario-based Indigenous artists or Elders to work with individuals or groups of people from a community on collaborative activities that create a meaningful arts experience and transmit artistic skills and knowledge. There are three categories:
Important: Due to the number of applications received and the limited funds 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.
Community can be defined by geography (city, town, First Nation), or by a group of people who have a common interest, bond or experience.