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Total in OAC grants to individual artists
$11.2 million


Michael Choo

Research Analyst
Toll-free in Ontario: 1-800-387-0058

Elena Bird

Associate Director of Research and Analysis
Toll-free in Ontario: 1-800-387-0058

Georgia Steele

Granting Programs Coordinator
Toll-free in Ontario: 1-800-387-0058

Kim Kinnear

Business Analyst
Toll-free in Ontario: 1-800-387-0058

Market Development and Touring Programs Needs Assessment

January 9, 2023

This report includes the findings of a needs assessment conducted by Nordicity on behalf of the Ontario Arts Council related to market development and touring. The purpose of this report is to provide insights on how to best support the market development and touring activities of artists and arts organizations in the post-pandemic context. The key research questions relate to the following areas:
  • Overarching Trends in the Market Development Landscape
  • Challenges and Needs
  • The Market Development Funding Ecosystem