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Publishing Organizations: Operating

Results Announcement

Deadline Date: June 16, 2021
Haslam, Madi, Montreal (Quebec)
Morgan, Phillip, Toronto
Reid, Monty, Ottawa
Sarfraz, Sheeza, Toronto

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 Year 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.

In 2021, OAC put a pause on the multi-year cycles of all operating programs. All applications were assessed by an advisory panel.
Number of Applications:
Total Requested:
Number of Grants Awarded:
Total Recommended:
Arc Poetry Society, Ottawa, $30,745
Brick: A Literary Journal, Toronto, $30,597
Broken Pencil, Toronto, $17,177
C Magazine, Toronto, $31,820
Canadian Theatre Review, Toronto, $12,493
Cinema Scope, Toronto, $18,544
Feathertale Review, Ottawa, $5,811
Hamilton Arts & Letters, Hamilton, $2,781
Literary Review of Canada, Toronto, $46,943
Ludwig Van, Toronto, $14,214
Musicworks Magazine, Toronto, $32,452
MUSKRAT Magazine, Wasauksing First Nation, $21,063
New Quarterly: Canadian Writers & Writing, Waterloo, $27,237
Opera Canada, Toronto, $19,008
Ornamentum, Toronto, $2,760
PhotoED Magazine, Toronto, $7,581
POV Magazine, Toronto, $22,671
Public Access, Toronto, $9,760
Quill & Quire, Toronto, $23,458
Spacing, Toronto, $21,960
Taddle Creek, Toronto, $4,636
The Dance Current, Toronto, $14,576
The Walrus, Toronto, $86,349
This Magazine, Toronto, $25,299
Urbanology Magazine, Scarborough, $7,291
WholeNote Magazine, Toronto, $19,965