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Ontario Arts Council

Contact

Renee Lottridge

Program Administrator
416-969-7440
Toll-free in Ontario: ​​​​​​​1-800-387-0058 ext. 7440

Final Report Forms

To report on a project grant received through a paper application process, email finalreport@arts.on.ca to request a final report form, indicating the program for which you are submitting a report.


To report on a project grant you applied for in Nova, complete and submit the report in Nova.

Indigenous Presenters in the North: Music Projects

Purpose

The program supports northern Ontario Indigenous presenters to produce music events in or around their communities.

Priorities

The program’s priorities are to:

  • strengthen and develop a northern network of Indigenous presenters
  • create opportunities for northern audiences to engage in music events
  • support opportunities for musicians from all regions to present in the north

Deadline Dates

November 29, 2018, 1 p.m. ET
  • Applications are available in Nova approximately two months before the deadline.
  • Grant results will be available approximately four months after the application deadline.

Grant amount(s)

  • Indigenous Presenters in the North: Music Projects - maximum $5,000

Important: Due to the number of applications received and the limited funds available, grants awarded may be smaller than the amount requested.

Eligible applicants

  • individuals and artists working in any genre who identify as Indigenous and maintain a permanent physical address in northern Ontario
  • ad hoc group/collectives comprised of individuals, with at least 50% of their membership identifying as Indigenous and maintaining a permanent physical address in northern Ontario
  • northern Ontario-based not-for profit organizations, centres and First Nations band councils, with at least 50% of their staff/membership identifying as Indigenous.

Read the Guide to OAC Project Programs for more eligibility information.

Ineligible applicants

  • municipalities, colleges and/or universities
  • for-profit presenters
  • managers

This program funds

  • artists’ fees
  • artists’ travel costs, i.e. transportation, hotel, meals
  • venue costs
  • equipment rental
  • technicians’ fees
  • promotional costs, e.g. posters, flyers, etc.
  • presenter fees, for coordinating, consulting and organizing the event
  • administrative costs, e.g. phone, mail, etc.

Note: Contracted artists can be from anywhere and of any cultural background. They may be local talent, professional touring musicians or a combination of both.

This program does not fund

  • events or activities that take place outside of Ontario
  • fundraising
  • capital expenses
  • youth talent shows

Activity timing

The activities for which you are requesting funding:

  • cannot start before the deadline
  • cannot finish before you receive your grant results
  • must be completed no more than two years after you receive the grant results

Important: You are not eligible to apply if you have an overdue or unapproved final report in any OAC grant program as of the deadline. If you are unsure of the due date or status of any final reports, please contact OAC.

Final report requirements

If you receive a grant you must submit a final report upon completion of the project. See Terms and Conditions - receipt of OAC project grant funds for more information on reporting obligations.


Important: To report on a project grant received through a paper application process, email finalreport@arts.on.ca to request a final report form, indicating the program for which you are submitting a report. To report on a project grant you applied for in Nova, complete and submit the report in Nova.


Final reports for this program require grant recipients to provide:

  • description of the project undertaken and its outcomes, including details on any minor or approved changes to what had been outlined in the application
  • final budget
  • documentation and/or an explanation of how you acknowledged or will acknowledge OAC support for your project.
    • This should include samples of OAC logo recognition on any promotional or other materials produced in conjunction with the project, such as publications, brochures, posters, invitations, websites, or videos/films. This could also include a description of verbal acknowledgement at public events or the intention to include OAC acknowledgement in associated future activities/materials

To apply

Complete and submit an application in Nova, OAC’s online grant application system. You will be able to do this approximately two months before the deadline.


Before applying, you must:

Your application includes:

Complete instructions and requirements are in the application in Nova.


For information on how assessors rate applications see the Evaluation Rubric.


For help creating a profile or submitting an application in Nova, see the Nova User Guide.

Program-specific definitions

Indigenous: individuals who identify as status or non-status First Nations, Métis or Inuit.


Music Presenter: for the purposes of this program, music presenters are defined as individuals, collectives or organizations that:

  • plan and organize public music events
  • select and contract artists/groups for a music event or concert
  • pay a guaranteed fee to hired artists/groups
  • develop and articulate a rationale for programming choices
  • book the venue and supply the technical support for the event
  • get the community to come out to the event

Northern Ontario: includes the Far North, Northwest, and Northeast regions of the province. This includes the Manitoulin, Parry Sound and Nipissing districts and all regions north of these districts.