The program supports Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) artists to research, develop and create new work and engage with their communities, as well as opportunities for Indigenous organizations and communities to strengthen their relationships with the arts. There are two categories:
Grants help cover the costs of:
Due to the number of applications we receive and the limited funds that are available, grants awarded may be smaller than the amount requested.
Consult the program officer if you wish to discuss the request amount for your project.
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.