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In order to support the career development of local artists, we launched the Artist Fund in 2017 to offer financial support to Artist Members. Click here to learn about successfully funded projects!

Professional Development

To assist artist members in strengthening their careers through learning. Eligible professional development activities include attending conferences, talks, or skill based learning opportunities either online or in-person. Applications are accepted all year, or until the fund is depleted. Total annual amount to be awarded in this program is $1500.

Market Development

To assist artist members in reaching new markets through first-time attendance at a trade show, arts fair or festival, or by accepting invitations by recognized Canadian or international institutions to exhibit work, deliver a keynote address, or accept an award. Applications are accepted all year, or until the fund is depleted. Total annual amount to be awarded in this program is $1500.

Public Art

To assist in the realization of a public art project by contributing to the artist's fee. Application deadline May 15, 2020 for projects taking place before December 31, 2021. Total annual amount to be awarded in this program is $1500.

Artists in the Community

To assist artist members in realizing a community-based art project that will directly engage residents. Total annual amount to be awarded in this program is $1500. Launching in 2020!

The Artist Fund can only be sustained with help from the community. Why not support the creative entrepreneurs of our community by making a donation, or becoming a sponsor?!

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