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Results Announcement

Deadline Date: June 2, 2020

Advisory panels 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.

Due to the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations that received operating grants in 2019-2020 were not assessed by advisory panels in 2020. All eligible operating grant recipients received the same amount in 2020-2021 as in 2019-2020
Number of Applications:
Number of Grants Awarded:
Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, $146,143
Art Gallery of Burlington, Burlington, $23,000
Art Gallery of Guelph, Guelph, $71,598
Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, $220,165
Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, $60,504
Art Gallery of Sudbury/Galerie d'art de Sudbury, Sudbury, $55,374
Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, $201,016
Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, $69,658
Art Museum at the University of Toronto, Toronto, $36,848
Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, $16,640
Cambridge Art Galleries, Cambridge, $61,106
Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, $25,991
Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, $35,831
Gallery Stratford, Stratford, $12,345
Gardiner Museum, Toronto, $64,085
Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby, $26,987
Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, $128,855
Koffler Gallery, Toronto, $37,794
Latcham Art Centre, Stouffville, $18,580
MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, $169,639
McIntosh Gallery, London, $29,510
McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, $49,350
Museum London, London, $165,236
Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto Canada, Toronto, $49,467
Oakville Galleries, Oakville, $106,534
Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, M'Chigeeng First Nation, $28,296
Onsite Gallery, OCAD University, Toronto, $50,000
Ottawa Art Gallery/La Galerie d'art d'Ottawa, Ottawa, $112,436
Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art, Toronto, $31,667
Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, $84,919
Station Gallery, Whitby, $38,047
Temiskaming Art Gallery, Haileybury, $11,660
Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, $129,897
Thames Art Gallery, Chatham, $39,029
The Durham Art Gallery, Durham, $26,507
The Power Plant, Toronto, $243,669
Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, $125,438
Tom Thomson Art Gallery, Owen Sound, $55,106
Varley Art Gallery, Markham, $32,968
Visual Arts Centre of Clarington, Bowmanville, $15,359