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Indigenous Culture Fund: Project Grants for Individuals, Groups and Collectives

Results Announcement

Deadline Date: November 1, 2017
Budarick, John, Toronto
Elliott, Beedahisga, Rama First Nation
Fisher, Rahkaratahkwas, Tyendinaga
Kyak, Martha, Ottawa
Sutherland, Alice, Timmins
Juries are generally used to assess grants to individuals at the Ontario Arts Council (OAC). Juries evaluate applications using specific program criteria and decide which applicants should receive grants. In programs that do not have pre-determined grant levels, they also determine the amount of each grant. The number of grants and the amounts are based on the program budget. Jury decisions are authorized by the OAC Director & CEO.

To safeguard the integrity of the peer assessment process, we do not allow anyone who has a direct conflict of interest with an application to serve on an assessment panel where that application is to be reviewed. Indirect conflicts of interest are managed by a standard OAC procedure.
Number of Applications:
Total Requested:
Number of Grants Awarded:
Total Recommended:
Short-term Projects
Baird, Rebecca, Toronto, $30,000
Bear, Hanna, Constance Lake First Nation, $5,000
Cavanagh, Tia, Youngs Point, $30,000
Christie-Peters, Quill, Shuniah, $27,282
Eshki-nishnaabemjig, Muncey, $30,000
Lac Seul Youth Council, Hudson, $29,000
Nēhiyawēwin Now, Toronto, $19,650
Ormsby, Mike, Toronto, $30,000
Sands-Macbeth, Jaclyn, Wallaceburg, $30,000
Six Nations Youth Council, Hagersville, $29,200
Sutherland, Adrian, Attawapiskat, $30,000
Wilde, Candace, Kettle & Stony Point First Nation, $30,000

Long-term Projects
Akinomaagaye Gaamik Collective, Toronto, $30,000
akinoomoshin wiigwam, Naughton, $60,000
Atatise-Jourdain, Mariah, Wasauksing First Nation, $60,000
Chinimiwin, Garden Village, Nipissing First Nation, $60,000
Dwadewayehsta' Gayogoho:no', Ohsweken, $56,700
Green, Waasegabo, Peterborough, $54,600
Kingston Indigenous Languages Nest, Inverary, $54,950
Onaman Collective, Serpent River First Nation, $30,000
Oswego Cultural Restoration Project, Ohsweken, $60,000
Ratinenhayénthos, Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, $60,000

The Indigenous Culture Fund is administered by the Ontario Arts Council on behalf of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.