Funding Opportunities

Short Term Funding

(for performances and workshops)

Funding is distributed on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible schools. While these grants subsidize the cost of a MASC program, your school will be responsible for paying the remaining balance.

City of Ottawa Rural Initiative Funding is available to schools or community groups in rural districts of the City of Ottawa. This funding may be applied to performances or a full day of workshops.

Cajole Inn Foundation Funding is available to schools serving high-need communities (as identified by school boards) within the City of Ottawa. This funding will subsidize the cost of materials for Visual Arts workshops or residencies.

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Funding for Extended Projects

Artist-in-Residence Program

Residency programs provide hands-on learning opportunities for students through multiple-day, artist-led projects. Artists and teachers can work collaboratively to create arts infused curriculum, or ‘Art for Art’s sake’ programs. If you would like to book an artist for a project of three or more full days, but require financial assistance, you may be eligible to receive a financial subsidy. While these grants substantially cover the costs of MASC residencies, your school will be responsible for any remaining balance.

Subsidies for MASC's artist-in-residence program currently include:

City of Ottawa Rural Initiative Funding is available to schools or community groups located in rural districts of the City of Ottawa. This funding may be applied to residencies of three days or longer.

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The 2019-20 'Artist-in-Residence' form is available for download here.
Application Deadline: October 21st, 2019