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Results Announcement

Deadline Date: January 31, 2023
As part of an investment in arts sector renewal made possible by the Government of Ontario, the Ontario Arts Council (OAC) awarded operating grant supplements to several organizations in 2022-23. Program officers recommended organizations based on their most recent peer assessment results and on their contributions to goals in OAC’s new strategic plan, Reset. Renew. Revitalize. Officer recommendations were approved by OAC’s CEO and board of directors.
Number of Applications:
Number of Grants Awarded:
Recognizing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
A Company of Fools Theatre Inc., Ottawa, $5,000
Afrique Nouvelle Musique, Toronto, $3,000
Against the Grain Theatre, Toronto, $10,000
Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, $9,000
Aluna Theatre, Toronto, $30,000
Anandam Dancetheatre, Toronto, $4,000
Annick Press Limited, Toronto, $24,000
Art Gallery of Guelph, Guelph, $8,500
Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, $4,000
Art Gallery of Sudbury/Galerie d'art de Sudbury, Sudbury, $7,000
Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, $5,000
Art Museum at the University of Toronto, Toronto, $6,000
Art Starts Neighbourhood Cultural Centre, Toronto, $5,000
Arts Council - Haliburton Highlands, Haliburton, $2,000
Arts Council Windsor & Region, Windsor, $2,000
Artspace, Peterborough, $4,000
Ashkenaz Foundation, Toronto, $8,000
Association des auteures et auteurs de l'Ontario français (AAOF), Ottawa, $2,000
Association des groupes en arts visuels francophones (AGAVF), Ottawa, $2,000
Association des théâtres francophones du Canada (ATFC), Ottawa, $2,000
b current Performing Arts Co., Toronto, $20,000
Batuki Music Society, Toronto, $7,000
Bertrand, Denis, Sudbury, $6,000
Between the Lines Incorporated, Toronto, $7,500
Biblioasis Inc, Windsor, $10,000
Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, $15,500
BOOK*HUG PRESS, Toronto, $5,000
BookLand Press Inc, Markham, $5,000
Brick Books, Kingston, $5,000
Brick: A Literary Journal, Toronto, $7,000
Brott Music Festival, Hamilton, $8,000
C Magazine, Toronto, $20,000
CAFKA - Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area, Kitchener, $9,000
Cahoots Theatre, Toronto, $20,000
Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, $5,000
CanAsian Dance Festival, Toronto, $2,500
Cantabile Choirs of Kingston, Kingston, $2,000
Caribbean Tales Inc., Toronto, $12,000
Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, $5,000
Carrefour francophone de Sudbury, Sudbury, $2,000
Centre[3] for Artistic and Social Practice, Hamilton, $9,500
Children's Peace Theatre, Toronto, $18,000
Chinese Artists Society of Toronto, Toronto, $5,000
Citadel + Compagnie, Toronto, $12,000
CityFolk, Ottawa, $6,000
Coach House Books, Toronto, $10,000
Common Boots Theatre, Toronto, $6,000
Community Music Schools of Toronto, Toronto, $12,000
Compagnie Vox Théâtre inc., Ottawa, $2,000
Conseil des Arts de Hearst, Hearst, $2,000
County Stage Company, Wellington, $3,000
Créations in vivo, Ottawa, $15,000
Critical Distance Centre for Curators, Toronto, $13,500
Cultural Pluralism in the Arts Movement Ontario, Toronto, $6,000
dance Immersion, Toronto, $30,000
DanceWorks, Toronto, $8,000
DAREarts, Toronto, $10,000
Definitely Superior Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, $6,500
Diaspora Dialogues Charitable Society, Toronto, $7,000
Digital Arts Resource Centre (DARC) - formerly SAW Video, Ottawa, $7,000
Dreamwalker Dance Company, Toronto, $5,000
Dundurn Press Limited, Toronto, $24,000
ECW Press, Toronto, $13,000
Eden Mills Writers' Festival, Eden Mills, $6,000
Éditions David, Ottawa, $15,000
Éditions Prise de parole, Sudbury, $2,000
Electric City Culture Council, Peterborough, $2,000
Essential Collective Theatre, St. Catharines, $5,000
Factory Media Centre, Hamilton, $12,000
Focus Media Arts Centre, Toronto, $5,000
Forest City Gallery, London, $7,000
Front des réalisateurs indépendants du Canada (FRIC), Ottawa, $6,000
fu-GEN Theatre Company, Toronto, $10,000
Fujiwara Dance Inventions, Toronto, $4,000
Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario, Sudbury, $2,000
Grand Philharmonic Choir, Kitchener, $5,000
Green Light Arts, Kitchener, $5,000
Groundwood Books Limited, Toronto, $12,000
Guelph Arts Council, Guelph, $2,000
Guelph Dance, Guelph, $6,000
Guelph Symphony Orchestra, Guelph, $5,000
Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton, $8,500
Hamilton Arts & Letters, Hamilton, $12,000
Hamilton Arts Council, Hamilton, $2,000
Hannaford Street Silver Band, Toronto, $3,000
HFTco, Hamilton, $3,000
House of PainT Festival of Urban Arts and Culture, Ottawa, $2,000
Inanna Publications and Education Inc, Toronto, $5,500
Invisible Publishing, Toronto, $5,500
Jumblies Theatre, Toronto, $5,000
Kingston Arts Council, Kingston, $2,000
Kingston WritersFest, Kingston, $6,000
La Nuit sur l'étang, Sudbury, $2,000
Lakeshore Arts, Toronto, $8,000
Latin American Canadian Art Projects, Toronto, $21,000
Le Centre culturel Frontenac, Kingston, $2,000
Le Centre d'artistes Voix Visuelle, Ottawa, $2,000
Le Labo, Toronto, $2,000
London Clay Art Centre, London, $13,500
Lula Music and Arts Centre, Toronto, $10,000
MABELLEarts, Etobicoke, $15,000
Mammalian Diving Reflex, Toronto, $20,000
Manifesto, Toronto, $20,000
Mawenzi House Publishers, Toronto, $40,000
McIntosh Gallery, London, $5,000
McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, $15,500
Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre, Kingston, $6,000
Modern Times Stage Company, Toronto, $14,000
monstrARTity, Mississauga, $15,000
MOonhORsE dance theatre, Toronto, $7,000
Mouvement d'implication francophone d'Orléans, Orléans, $2,000
MT Space, Waterloo, $25,000
Music Africa Inc, Toronto, $12,000
Music and Beyond, Ottawa, $8,000
Music Gallery, Toronto, $5,000
Nagata Shachu, Toronto, $5,000
Nathaniel Dett Chorale, Toronto, $16,000
Near North Mobile Media Lab Collective, North Bay, $30,000
Neruda Arts, St Jacobs, $10,000
Nia Centre for the Arts, Toronto, $13,000
Niagara Artists Centre, St. Catharines, $6,000
Nightswimming, Mississauga, $8,000
Nightwood Theatre, Toronto, $4,000
North York Arts, Toronto, $2,500
Northern Lights Festival Boréal, Sudbury, $8,000
Nova Dance, Toronto, $3,500
Obsidian Theatre Company Inc., Toronto, $12,000
Onsite Gallery, Toronto, $5,000
Ontario Philharmonic, Oshawa, $8,000
Ottawa Art Gallery/La Galerie d'art d'Ottawa, Ottawa, $12,500
Ottawa Arts Council, Ottawa, $2,000
Ottawa Bach Choir, Ottawa, $9,000
Ottawa Dance Directive (ODD) / Centre de danse Contemporaine, Ottawa, $4,000
Ottawa International Writers Festival, Ottawa, $6,000
Palimpsest, Windsor, $10,000
Paprika Festival, Toronto, $15,000
Pat the Dog Theatre Creation, Waterloo, $20,000
PEN Canada, Toronto, $5,500
Playwrights Canada Press Ltd., Toronto, $10,000
Prince Edward County Arts Council, Picton, $2,000
princess productions, Toronto, $2,000
Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT), Toronto, $2,000
Propeller Dance, Ottawa, $15,000
Public Access, Toronto, $10,000
Public Energy Performing Arts, Peterborough, $2,000
Puppetmongers Theatre, Toronto, $2,000
Quill & Quire, Toronto, $6,500
Quinte Arts Council, Belleville, $2,000
Raag-Mala Toronto, Toronto, $4,000
Rag & Bone Puppet Theatre, Ottawa, $2,000
ReDefine Arts, Toronto, $5,000
Reelout Arts Project Inc., Kingston, $20,000
Reelworld Screen Institute, Toronto, $25,000
Regent Park Film Festival, Toronto, $20,000
Regroupement des éditeurs franco-canadiens (REFC), Ottawa, $2,000
Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, $12,000
Sampradaya Dance Academy, Mississauga, $13,000
SAW, Ottawa, $17,500
Scarborough Arts, Toronto, $4,000
Shakespeare in the Ruff, Toronto, $5,000
Sistema Toronto, Toronto, $5,000
Small World Music, Toronto, $30,000
South Asian Visual Arts Centre (SAVAC), Toronto, $25,500
South Western International Film Festival, Sarnia, $2,000
Station Gallery, Whitby, $6,000
Storytellers of Canada/Conteurs du Canada, Toronto, $2,000
Suitcase in Point, St. Catharines, $5,000
SummerWorks Performance Festival, Toronto, $5,000
Sunfest - Cross Cultural Arts Committee, London, $10,000
Talk Is Free Theatre, Barrie, $15,000
Tangled Art + Disability, Toronto, $35,000
Tara Luz Danse, Orleans, $5,500
Telling Tales, Waterdown, $6,500
Temiskaming Art Gallery, Haileybury, $8,500
The FOLD Foundation, Brampton, $28,500
The Remix Project, Toronto, $16,000
Theatre Centre, Toronto, $15,000
Théâtre du Trillium, Ottawa, $2,000
Theatre Gargantua, Toronto, $5,000
Theatre Kingston, Kingston, $5,000
Thinking Rock Community Arts, Thessalon, $5,000
Tirgan, Thornhill, $2,000
Toronto Downtown Jazz Society, Toronto, $8,000
Toronto Queer Film Festival, Toronto, $5,000
Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival, Toronto, $20,000
Tottering Biped Theatre, Hamilton, $5,000
Tribal Crackling Wind for the Arts, Toronto, $3,500
Trinity Square Video, Toronto, $12,000
Trout Forest Music Festival, Ear Falls, $2,000
Unity Charity, Toronto, $14,000
University of Ottawa Press | Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa, Ottawa, $10,000
UrbanArts, Toronto, $10,000
Varley Art Gallery, Markham, $12,000
VIBE Arts, Toronto, $5,000
Visual Arts Centre of Clarington, Bowmanville, $8,500
Volcano Theatre, Toronto, $5,000
Westben Arts Festival Theatre, Campbellford, $8,000
Whippersnapper Gallery, Toronto, $18,000
White Water Gallery, North Bay, $14,500
Why Not Theatre, Toronto, $35,000
Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, $5,000
Wolsak and Wynn Publishers Limited, Hamilton, $5,000
Workman Arts, Toronto, $35,000
YES Theatre, Sudbury, $6,000
York Region Arts Council, Newmarket, $2,000
Recognizing Exemplary Support for Artists
Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, $30,000
Canada's National Ballet School/L'Ecole nationale de ballet du Canada, Toronto, $50,000
Canadian Opera Company, Toronto, $120,000
Canadian Stage, Toronto, $30,000
Grand Theatre, London, $30,000
Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, $30,000
Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra Association, Kitchener, $30,000
Luminato, Toronto, $30,000
National Ballet of Canada, Toronto, $130,000
Ottawa Jazz Festival Inc., Ottawa, $30,000
RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest, Ottawa, $70,000
Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto, $80,000
Shaw Festival, Niagara-on-the-Lake, $90,000
Sketch Working Arts for Street-involved and Homeless Youth, Toronto, $30,000
Soulpepper, Toronto, $40,000
Stratford Festival, Stratford, $150,000
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra & Chamber Choir, Toronto, $30,000
The Aga Khan Museum, Toronto, $30,000
The Walrus, Toronto, $30,000
Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, $40,000
Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Toronto, $180,000
Support for Indigenous Arts
Aanmitaagzi, North Bay, $25,000
Aboriginal Experiences, Arts and Culture, Stittsville, $15,000
Centre for Indigenous Theatre, Toronto, $25,000
De-ba-jeh-mu-jig Storytellers, Wikwemikong, $5,000
Friday Creeations, Temagami First Nation, $17,000
imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, Toronto, $15,000
Indigenous Curatorial Collective / Collectif des commissaires autochtones, Toronto, $25,000
Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance (IPAA), Toronto, $25,000
Inuit Art Foundation, Toronto, $15,000
Kaha:wi Dance Theatre, Hagersville, $30,000
Kegedonce Press, Chippewas of Nawash, $40,000
MUSKRAT Magazine, Wasauksing First Nation, $8,000
Native Earth Performing Arts, Toronto, $40,000
Native Women in the Arts, Toronto, $27,000
Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, M'Chigeeng First Nation, $40,000
Outside Looking In, Ohsweken, $10,000
Red Sky Performance, Toronto, $5,000
Weengushk Film Institute, M'Chigeeng, $20,000
Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford, $15,000