Until this program opens in Nova, the Ontario Arts Council’s online granting system, program information may change. This includes deadline dates and specific information on eligibility. Be sure to visit this page after the program opens in Nova, but before starting your application.
The program supports multidisciplinary performing arts presenters based in northern and central Ontario communities to present work by Ontario artists and companies for young audiences.
This funding supports a circuit of presenters to provide access to diverse Ontario work for young audiences in these regions, and aims to build the capacity of participating presenters.
Participation in the program is by invitation only. Presenters must consult with the program officer to determine their fit for the program.
May 29, 2019, 1 p.m. ET
Applicants must be incorporated not-for-profit arts organizations, or ad hoc groups/collectives with a permanent physical address in northern Ontario or in either Muskoka District Municipality or Haliburton County, and:
Read the Guide to OAC Project Programs for more eligibility information.
Note: Organizations that receive funding in this program are not eligible to apply for an OAC project grant from the following programs in the same year:
The activities for which you are requesting funding:
Multidisciplinary performing arts presenter: arts organization that selects artistic programming for presentation to the public, pays a guaranteed artist fee for each presentation and covers the presentation costs; presenters do not present their own work.
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.
Community-engaged activities: activities led by Ontario-based professional artists that engage volunteers, audience members, donors and/or local community groups. The collective experience and public presentation emphasize that the integrity of the process is as important as the end product.