SOURCES OF FUNDING and PLANNING & TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE IN CANADA

 FUNDER

 PROGRAM

 TYPE

 COMPONENTS

MAXIMUM AWARD AMOUNT

ELIGIBLE

 APPLICANTS

 DEADLINES

 WEB SITE

 FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

CANADA COUNCIL

FOR THE ARTS  THEATRE SECTION

The Flying Squad Program

Organizational Development; Mentoring; Technical Assistance

1. Organizational

Research and

Planning

.

2. Mentorship

.

3. Special Initiatives

..

4. Professional Development

.

1. $10,000

.

.

.

2. $10,000

.

3. $10,000

..

4. $2,500

Canadian non-profit theatre organizations and theatre professionals.

2008:

Apr. 1

.

2008:
Oct. 1

www.canadacouncil.ca

 

CANADA COUNCIL

FOR THE ARTS THEATRE SECTION

Multi-Year Annual Operating Grants

Operations

 

 

 

 

Professional, non-profit theatre organizations.

Annual funding: March 1, 2008

 

Multi-year funding:

March 1, 2008

.

www.canadacouncil.ca/

grants/theatre

 

DEPARTMENT

OF CANADIAN HERITAGE

Canadian Arts and Heritage Sustainability Program

Technical Assistance; Capacity Building; Endowment Funds

1. Stabilization Projects

.

.

2. Capacity Building

.

.

.

3. Endowment Incentives (arts organizations only)

.

1. $5,000,000 or 25% of projected revenues

.

2. $250,000 or 50% of project costs

.

3. Matching funds up to $2,000,000

Professional Canadian arts and heritage organizations.

 

.

www.pch.gc.ca

 

DEPARTMENT

OF CANADIAN HERITAGE

Cultural Spaces Canada

Capital Grants

 

 

Up to 33% of total eligible project costs; up to 40% of equipment purchases and feasibility studies.

.

Non-profit arts and heritage organizations; provincial, municipal or regional governments and their agencies.

No set deadlines

www.pch.gc.ca

 

 ONTARIO GOVERNMENT

THE ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL

Compass Program

Consulting, Mentoring and Technical Assistance

1. Mentorship

.

.

.

.

.

.

2. Organizational Development

1. Living expenses: $600/week; Honorarium: max. $1,000

.

.

2. Maximum $500/day + expenses

.

Organizations involved in not-for-profit professional arts activities in Ontario.

2008:

Mar. 17

June 16

Sept. 15

Dec. 15

 

www.arts.on.ca

 

THE ONTARIO TRILLIUM FOUNDATION

Community and Province-wide programs in four sectors: Arts and Culture; Environment; Sports and Recreation; Human and Social Services.

Operating, Project, Equipment and Renovation Grants

 

 

 

Community: single or multi-year grants up to $150,000/yr for 5 years;

Province-wide: Single or multi-year grants of up to $250,000/yr for 5 years.

.

Registered charities; not-for-profit organizations; First Nations initiatives; Metis Charter communities, collaboratives or organizations.

Continuous intake for Community applications.

 

Province-wide:

May 15 and October 15

 

Simplified application for small capital grants (<$15,000); March 1, July 1, Nov. 1, 2008

www.trilliumfoundation.org

 

THE ONTARIO HERITAGE FOUNDATION

Ontario Heritage Challenge Fund

Capital Grants, Endowment Funds

 

 

  

Matching grants of up to $250,000.

Must be heritage properties held by community organizations or heritage properties held by the OHT.

 

www.heritagetrust.on.ca

 

ONTARIO ARTS ENDOWMENT FUND PROGRAM -- PHASE II

 

Endowment Funds

 

 

Matching funds to a maximum of 5% of total operating revenue.

.

Non-profit, professional Ontario-based arts organizations.

 

www.culture.gov.on.ca/ english/culdiv/arts/aef.htm

 

ONTARIO CULTURAL ATTRACTIONS FUND

 

Event Funding

 

 

Amount depends on organization's budget.

Ontario-based, not-for-profit, professional arts, culture and heritage organizations.

.

No set deadlines for Stage 1 applications.

www.ocaf.on.ca

 

COMMUNITY

CITY OF TORONTO

Culture Build Investment Program

Matching Funding

 

 

 

$100,000 (Maximum 50% of total capital costs)

Not-for-profit organizations in the City of Toronto that own or rent facilities.

.

Sept. 14, 2007

www.toronto.ca/grants

GEORGE CEDRIC METCALF CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

Performing Arts Program

 

 

1. Strategic Initiatives

.

.

.

.

2. Professional Development

.

1. $60,000 over 3 years; or 15% of average operating revenue.

.

2. $25,000

 

 

2008:

.

Strategic Initiatives: Letter of Intent by Dec. 1

L.

Professional Development:

Apr. 28

Oct. 20

.

www.metcalffoundation.com

 

CENTRE FOR CULTURAL MANAGEMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO

National Technical Assistance Registry

Technical Assistance

1. On-line database of consultants

.

2. On-line guide to choosing and using consultants

.

3. "Diagnostic Problem-Finder"

.

N/A

 

 

 

N/A

www.arts.uwaterloo.ca/ccm/

programs/ccm_ntar.html

 

NIAGARA CENTRE FOR COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

 

Technical Assistance

On-line Resources:

.

1. Information and Resources

.

2. Training and Skills Development

.

3. Technology

.

4. Consulting and Research

.

N/A

 

 

N/A

www.communityleadership.net

 

COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONS

 

(approx. 120 across Canada)

Local initiatives in health, education, social services, arts, culture, recreation and the environment.

.

 

 

 

Varies with individual foundation.

Registered Canadian charities, registered Canadian athletic associations, Canadian municipalities.

 

 

www.cfc-fcc.ca

 

 

CULTURAL CONSULTANTS   Consulting

 

        www.cultureconsultants.ca
ARTS CONSULTANTS CANADA   Consulting         www.artsconsultants.ca

 

Updated OCTOBER 2008