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Ontario Arts Council

Grant Program Deadlines and Important Dates 2019

Until these programs open in Nova, the OAC’s online granting system, program information may change, this includes deadline dates. Be sure to visit the program page after it opens in Nova, but before starting your application.

 

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Important Dates

The following program accepts applications year-round:

The following programs are administered by third-party recommenders. These programs are active during the periods listed below:

 

Grant Program Deadlines


February 2019

February 1

Theatre Projects  


February 14

Dance Organizations: Operating
Édition francophone – fonctionnement (program only offered in French)
Ontario Arts Presenters Projects
Organismes francophones de service aux arts – fonctionnement (program only offered in French)
Publishing Organizations: Operating (Book publishers only)
 

February 21

Indigenous Artists in Communities and Schools Projects
Literary Organizations Projects 
Media Arts Projects 

March 2019

March 1

Arts Service Organizations: Operating
Compass
Media Arts Organizations: Operating
Visual Arts Artist-Run Centres and Organizations: Operating
 

March 6

Music Organizations: Operating
Touring Projects
 

March 14

Artists in Communities and Schools Projects
Literary Organizations: Operating
Theatre Organizations: Operating
 

March 20

Market Development Projects
 

March 21

Multi and Inter-Arts Projects
Skills and Career Development: Indigenous Arts Professionals and Arts Professionals of Colour
   

March 26

Indigenous Arts Projects (applicants to Indigenous Presenters in the North: Music Projects are eligible under this program)
 

March 27

Music Production and Presentation Projects

April 2019

April 2

Dance Projects
 

April 4

Arts Organizations in Communities and Schools: Operating
Arts visuels, arts médiatiques et métiers d’art : organismes et centres d’artistes autogérés francophones – fonctionnement (program only offered in French)
Diffusion francophone - fonctionnement (program only offered in French)
Major Organizations: Operating
Multi and Inter-Arts Organizations: Operating  
Théâtre francophone – fonctionnement (program only offered in French)
 

April 10

Media Artists Creation Projects
 

April 16

Diffusion – projets francophones (program only offered in French)
 

April 24

Music Creation Projects
 

April 25

Visual Artists Creation Projects

 

May 2019

May 2

Northern Arts Projects
 

May 16

Music Recording Projects

June 2019

June 4

Public Art Galleries: Operating
 

June 19

Chalmers Arts Fellowships
Publishing Organizations: Operating (Magazine publishers only)
Visual Arts Projects
 

June 27

Touring Projects

July 2019


July 30

Artists in Communities and Schools Projects

August 2019

August 1

Theatre Projects
 

August 29

Indigenous Artists in Communities and Schools Projects

September 2019

September 12

Music Creation Projects
 

September 17

Media Arts Projects


September 19

Indigenous Arts Projects (applicants to Indigenous Presenters in the North: Music Projects are eligible under this program)
Ontario Arts Presenters Projects
 

September 26

Diffusion – projets francophones (program only offered in French)
Services aux arts – projets francophones (program only offered in French)


September 27

Arts médiatiques – projets francophones (program only offered in French)

October 2019

October 1

Media Artists Creation Projects

October 2

Dance Training Projects: Equity and Access (formerly Indigenous and Culturally Specific Dance Training)
Music Production and Presentation Projects


October 3

Musique – projets francophones (program only offered in French)
Théâtre – projets francophones (program only offered in French)
 

October 4

Arts visuels et métiers d’art – projets francophones (program only offered in French)
Littérature – projets francophones (formerly Création littéraire – projets) (program only offered in French)
 

October 8

Dance Projects
 

October 10

Curatorial Projects: Indigenous and Culturally Diverse
Deaf and Disability Arts: Materials for Visual Artists
 

October 16

Deaf and Disability Arts Projects
Multi and Inter-Arts Projects
Touring Projects
 

October 17

Craft Projects
Music Organizations: Operating (festivals only)
 

October 22

Arts Service Projects
 

October 24

Literary Creation Projects (Works for Publication)
 

October 31

Literary Creation Projects (Works for Performance)
 

November 2019

November 5

Theatre Organizations: Operating (summer theatres only)
 

November 7

Visual Artists Creation Projects
 

November 14

Music Recording Projects
 

November 20

Northern Arts Projects
 

November 28

Artists in Communities and Schools Projects
Visual Arts Projects