The program supports Ontario-based literary artists with their living expenses while they complete new works for book-length publication or for public performance, and literary performers who wish to record their own repertoire. There are two categories:
This program does not award partial grants.
You must be an Ontario resident with a permanent physical address in Ontario and have a recent professional publishing history with:
Other eligibility requirements:
More about eligibility for OAC’s project programs
The activities for which you are requesting funding:
Important: You cannot apply to this program if you have an overdue final report in any OAC grant program.
The following types of work are not eligible:
Northern Writers: live in 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.