**Submissions close October 26, 2018 at 11:59pm**
The WORK GRANT is a one-time music video fund available for emerging Women & Gender Non-Binary directors with Canadian citizenship.
Individuals eligible to apply for the fund must be:
Each applicant must apply with a musician who has given permission to the applicant to create music video for one of their songs.
Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation Signature Grants
The Board of Directors of the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation considers requests for exceptional, one of a kind project grants twice annually.All letters of application or appeal must be postmarked by September 1, 2018 for consideration in the 2018 cycle. Signature Grants are made in response to exceptional opportunities and needs and they are contingent on available resources in each fiscal year.
For more information, visit: http://sheilahughmackay.ca/shmf/grants/signature-grants/.
Artist-in-Residency School Program Grant, Anglophone Sector
The Artist-in-Residency School Program funds art projects which are based on Fine Arts curricular outcomes, and are a collaboration between one or more teachers and one or more artists. Schools in Anglophone districts are eligible to apply to the program by initiating a project together with a professional artist(s) in any, but not limited to, the following artistic disciplines: music, dance, theatre arts, literature (playwriting, storytelling), plastic arts and media arts such as film, and video. The general objectives of this program are to encourage students to express themselves and to think creatively and critically through education in the arts. Funding provided for a maximum of $3,000 per residency.
Applications for residencies must be received by email no later than September 28, 2018.
Once approved, residencies should end no later than the end of the school year. Only schools may initiate and present proposals with the collaboration of one or more artist. For more information, please refer to the guidelines, found at http://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/services/services_renderer.201088.html
and has important information about the criteria and conditions
The Arts Infrastructure Grants for Emerging Artists program is a project-based program designed to provide one-time capital acquisition to emerging New Brunswick artists to acquire equipment that will enable them to complete a project and strengthen their long-term artistic development.
APPLY ONLINE: Click here to submit your grant application online.
You may reach us by telephone at (506) 444-4444 or +1 (866) 460-2787, toll-free in NB. Use the link below to send us an email:
The hyperlocal, need-based Micro-Grant program provides numerous 1,000 USD grants enabling Detroit local artists to continue their practices. These grants are given on a rolling basis and are combined with career counselling by Red Bull Arts Detroit staff and advisors. Taken together, these grants represent Red Bull Arts Detroit’s dedication to the local community and the arts at large.
Open for applications on December 1, 2018, with rolling grants awarded starting January of 2019.
June 28, 2018 (Fredericton, NB) – The New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) has released the results of its April 1, 2018 Creation and Documentation competitions.
Grants totaling $318,750 were awarded to the following artists to help with their creation projects, as well as in the documentation of art production in New Brunswick. Creation Grants – A Category For senior artists who have achieved a superior level of accomplishment and who have made a nationally or internationally recognized contribution to their discipline or to the arts in general.
Recipients: Allan Cooper, Alma, Literary Arts, $15,000
Lesandra Dodson, Fredericton, Multidisciplinary Arts, $12,950
Mario Doucette, Moncton, Visual Arts, $15,000
Ginette Pellerin, Grande-Digue, Media Arts, $15,000
Camilien Roy, Tetagouche-Sud, Literary Arts, $15,000
Janice Wright Cheney, Fredericton, Visual Arts, $15,000
Total awarded: $87,950
Creation Grants – B Category For mid-career artists who have been practicing professionally in their discipline for a sustained period of time and are able to demonstrate their recognized contribution to the arts regionally or nationally.
Recipients: Chantal Baudouin, Moncton, Dance, $5,600 Renée Blanchar,
Caraquet, Media Arts, $10,000 David Champagne,
Maisonnette, Visual Arts, $6,000 Marc-André Charron, Moncton.
Theatre, $7,500 Jon Claytor, Sackville, Multidisciplinary Arts, $9,000
Chris Eaton, Sackville, Literary Arts, $9,000
Marie Fox, Fredericton, Visual Arts, $10,000
Nadia Francavilla, Fredericton, Classical Music, $8,400
Mélanie Léger, Moncton, Media Arts, $9,000
Jean-François Mallet, Moncton, Classical Music, $8,300
Andrew Miller, Saint John, Classical Music, $8,000
Deanna Musgrave, Saint John, Visual Arts, $10,000
Kerry Lee Powell, Moncton, Literary Arts, $6,000
Craig Schneider, Fredericton, Visual Arts, $10,000
Maria Stephanie Weirathmueller, Fredericton, Visual Arts, $8,000
Total awarded: $124,800
Creation Grants – C Category For emerging artists who are striving to achieve a professional level in their discipline and who can demonstrate their commitment to the development of specialized skills or knowledge in their discipline as well as their commitment to the achievement of a professional level in their discipline through training, mentorship or peer recognition, and who are producing a growing repertoire or body of work.
Stéphanie Belanger, Bas-Caraquet, Multidisciplinary Arts, $4,000
Kristen Bishop, Fredericton, Craft, $4,500
Lance Blakney, Fredericton, Media Arts, $3,000
Nathalie Blaquière, Shippagan, Literary Arts, $4,950
Yalda Bozorg, Fredericton, Visual Arts, $5,000
Nawal Doucette, Saint John, Dance, $2,000
Todd Fraser, Sackville, Media Arts, $5,000
Ricky Frenette, Nigadoo, Classical Music, $5,000
Michel Goguen, Dieppe, Non-Classical Music, $1,500
Rory Greythorn, Fredericton, Craft, $3,000
Yeon Bae Jung, Fredericton, Craft, $3,000
Laura Lamey, Grand Barachois, Visual Arts, $2,000
Sandra Le Couteur, Pointe-Alexandre, Literary Arts, $4,500
Melissa LeBlanc, Nashwaak Bridge, Visual Arts, $5,000
Daniel Léger, Saint-Thomas-de-Kent, Literary Arts, $4,600
Xavier Lord-Giroux, Fredericton, Theatre, $2,000
Arianna Martinez, New Maryland, Media Arts, $4,000
Gordon Mihan, Fredericton, Media Arts, $4,000
Indigo Poirier, Fredericton, Non-Classical Music, $4,000
Lorne Power, Saint John, Visual Arts, $4,050
Rachel Thornton, Sackville, Visual Arts, $4,900
Robin Turner, Saint John, Craft, $2,500
Julie Whitenect, Saint John, Visual Arts, $5,000
Matt Williams, Sackville, Visual Arts, $4,500
Total awarded: $92,000
Documentation Grants For professional New Brunswick artists and arts professionals for the research, development and execution of original documentation of arts activities, arts products or art history; preference is given to projects addressing New Brunswick art or artists.
Daniel H. Dugas, Moncton, Media Arts, $4,200
Tim Rayne, Fredericton, Visual Arts, $4,100
Julie Whitenect, Saint John, Multidisciplinary Arts, $5,700
Total awarded: $14,000
For information on these and other artsnb programs, visit http://artsnb.ca/site/en/programs/ or call 1-866- 460-ARTS (2787) toll-free within NB. -30- Media Contact: Sarah Elizabeth Parker, Program Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org, 506.440.0037 The New Brunswick Arts Board is an arm’s length arts funding agency with a legislated mandate to facilitate and promote the creation of art as well as administering funding programs for professional artists in the province. Most of the funding for these programs is provided through the province’s Arts Development Trust Fund and by the Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture.
The Artist-in-Residency School Program funds art projects which are based on Fine Arts curricular outcomes, and are a collaboration between one or more teachers and one or more artists. Schools in Anglophone districts are eligible to apply to the program by initiating a project together with a professional artist(s) in any, but not limited to, the following artistic disciplines: music, dance, theatre arts, literature (playwriting, storytelling), plastic arts and media arts such as film, and video.
The general objectives of this program are to encourage students to express themselves and to think creatively and critically through education in the arts. Funding provided for a maximum of $3,000 per residency.
Applications for residencies occurring in the fiscal year that begins on April 1, 2018, must be received by email no later than September 28, 2018.
Once approved, residencies should end no later than the end of the school year.
Only schools may initiate and present proposals with the collaboration of one or more artist. For more information, please refer to the guidelines, found at http://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/services/services_renderer.201088.html, which contain important information about the criteria and conditions
You’re invited to attend an information session on the Canada Council for the Arts’ Explore and Create program to learn about the program and its various components, get advice on how to prepare an Explore and Create grant application, and understand how applications are assessed. The info session will be offered in both official languages and will include a Q&A period.
Dates: May 31 and June 1st
The Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture is issuing a second call for applications to its Film, Television and New Media Program – Production and Development Incentives. Applications will be accepted up to and including October 2, 2017. The Department will then proceed with the evaluation of applications received and issue grants to qualifying projects. Applications must bE submitted by email to the following address: email@example.com.
Forms, guidelines and information can be found here:
The City of Fredericton is now accepting submissions for an artist-led community art project.
The Community Art Program was introduced in 2015 for local non-profit arts and cultural organizations for collaborative community projects. This year, local artists are invited to submit proposals for a project. The deadline for submissions is October 27, 2017.
The successful proposal will involve the creation of a unique art project involving community engagement, and result in something tangible for the community to enjoy. Examples may include the creation of short-term or permanent artwork, or an artistic enhancement to a neighbourhood or publicly accessible space.
Project submissions are open to all disciplines, one of which will be awarded $5,000.
For more information about the project guidelines, artist’s eligibility, criteria, and how to apply, visit www.fredericton.ca and search Community Art Program or contact Recreation, Culture & Community Development, 506-460-2240 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Parent Grant—made possible by new support from the Sustainable Arts Foundation—is a four-week residency for an artist with dependent child(ren) under the age of 15. Artists may choose to work in any of our studio disciplines: intaglio, letterpress, papermaking, screenprinting, photography, or ceramics.
This grant includes a $1000 childcare stipend, up to $250 for travel costs, free onsite housing, and 24/7 studio access. WSW can also provide technical advice and production assistance.
The $1000 childcare stipend can be used at the artist’s discretion, though a childcare plan must be submitted with the application. Possible childcare scenarios include:
If you plan to bring your child(ren) and are in need of childcare, WSW recommends using Care.com to locate area providers. WSW cannot assist applicants in finding childcare options.
If your child/children are coming with you, WSW can provide a two-bedroom apartment (with a single bed in each room) that has a bathroom and an open kitchen/living area where another bed can be placed. The maximum occupancy is three. Please note that, for safety reasons and to maintain a focused working environment, children cannot be in the studios where artists are working.
The residency in a nutshell:
Application due: October 15, midnight EST
Notification date: via email by December 15
Residency length: 4 weeks
Residency occurs: the year following application, September – June
-Application must include:
For more info visit:
AFCOOP’s deadline for our Grants for Filmmakers is coming up Aug. 1st! In advance of the deadline AFCOOP would like to draw attention to a number of changes that have been made to the grants and the grant requirements.
Summary of Changes:
To find out more information and learn how to apply, check out our website.
The full list of available grants it also on their website.
Grants from institutional sources – government agencies, foundations, service clubs, associations and the like – are a major revenue source for charities and non-profit groups striving to jumpstart new programs or strengthen existing services. Yet the process of researching granting sources and developing compelling proposals can be a mysterious and frustrating quest for many charities. All too frequently applicant organizations become discouraged by complex and voluminous procedures, heightened competition for the same pool of funds and the excruciating wait for what they hope is a positive response from the decision-makers. (more…)
As part of our mission to enhance the value and vitality of Uptown Saint John, the not for profit association offers sponsorships for events & festivals within the Business Improvement area.
Purpose of the Sponsorships
Sponsorships are intended to support the marketing or programming of an event, project or program in the Uptown area that meets the Eligibility Requirements below; funds are directly from the membership levy.
Eligibility Requirements (more…)
AFCOOP is now accepting applications for another installment of the Telefilm Canada Micro-Budget Production Program. Telefilm’s Micro-Budget Program is a production opportunity for first-time feature filmmakers, with an emphasis on digital and online distribution models. AFCOOP is eligible to recommend one feature film application and one narrative web-based project for competition at the national level. (more…)
Since 1991, SHMF has been recognising excellence in the visual arts through the Strathbutler Award.
The nomination/application period for the 2017 Strathbutler Award is November 1st, 2016 to January 31st, 2017.
Call for succinct concept letters from arts organizations or collectives for projects
aimed at the delivery of programs dedicated to the creation, presentation and promotion of the visual arts.
These infrastructure grants are intended to deepen the capacity of organizations to fulfill their mandates.
AFCOOP is pleased to announce a call for expressions of interest from filmmakers for a commissioning project commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Halifax Explosion. AFCOOP is applying to HRM for funding to commission 3 original, animated short films that commemorate, educate, explore or reflect the diversity of communities that were impacted by this tragic historical event. From the HRM grant description:
“The Halifax Explosion 100th Anniversary Commemoration will honor the memory of those who died and suffered as a result of the explosion, will educate current and future generations about the significance of the event, and will celebrate the resilience of Halifax in rising from destruction to restore the full potential of the city and its people”.
AFCOOP will provide: up to $2,000 cash (contingent on funding) and $2,000 in-kind facilities and equipment rentals (valued at commercial rates) towards each of the projects.
Interested filmmakers please submit the following:
Eligibility: This program is open to emerging and established artists. Since there is no formal training component, applicants must be able to compete their project with their current skills or to seek assistance or instruction outside of the program.
Evaluation: A peer-jury of filmmakers will select 3 applicants to put forward with AFCOOP’s application to HRM. Applications will be assessed based on the originality of the idea for the film, the applicants’ ability to complete the project and the quality of the support material.
Deadline: Nov. 21st 2016 11:59pm.
Submit: send PDFs to email@example.com with the subject line “Halifax Explosion”
Please note that this is a call for expressions of interest. We do not have confirmed funding for the project yet. We acknowledge that this call has a quick turn-around time. The opportunity to apply to this grant came to AFCOOP’s attention unexpectedly and we apologize for the short notice.
Information about the Halifax Explosion: https://maritimemuseum.
ABOUT AFCOOP: Established in 1974 the Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative (AFCOOP) is a non-profit, member-run centre for the production and presentation of creative films in a collaborative, learning environment.
AFCOOP operates with generous support from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Province of Nova Scotia, and the Halifax Regional Municipality.
The Board of Directors invites succinct concept letters from arts organizations or collectives for projects aimed at the delivery of programs dedicated to the creation, presentation and promotion of the visual arts. These infrastructure grants are intended to deepen the capacity of organizations to fulfill their mandates.