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Literary Organizations: Operating

Results Announcement

Deadline Date: March 15, 2018
Kanabe, Heather, Hamilton
McNeillie, Carolyn, Hamilton
Ridley, Sandra, Ottawa

Advisory panels are used to provide advice and help set priorities in many granting competitions at the Ontario Arts Council (OAC). Advisory panels do not make grant decisions. Officers make final grant recommendations to the OAC Director & CEO and the OAC board based on advisors' comments, OAC priorities, the program budget and the number of applications to the program. In Years 2 and 3 of a multi-year cycle, requests are reviewed by the officer and not an advisory panel.
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:
Multi-Year Operating - Year 3
Canadian Children's Book Centre, Toronto, $73,887
Diaspora Dialogues Charitable Society, Toronto, $28,572
International Festival of Authors, Toronto, $113,779
Kingston WritersFest, Kingston, $21,453
National Media Awards Foundation, Toronto, $11,590
PEN Canada, Toronto, $31,243
Storytelling Toronto, Toronto, $40,313
The Word On The Street Toronto, Toronto, $32,484

Open Book Foundation, Toronto, $11,972
Ottawa International Writers Festival, Ottawa, $40,518
Toronto Comic Arts Festival, Toronto, $33,133