Funding Opportunities

Short Term Funding

(for performances and workshops)

TD Artist Series

TD Artist Series is available for arts programming in multi-cultural contexts for schools, celebrating a broad spectrum of Canadian cultural diversity. This funding is available to schools serving high-need communities within the City of Ottawa (as identified by the school boards), as well as schools located in rural Eastern Ontario communities served by TD Bank.

Anonymous Donor Funding

Available to Ottawa area 'beacon' or support' schools

City of Ottawa Rural Initiatives Arts Funding

Available to schools in rural areas of the City of Ottawa.

For more information, click here to contact Cheryl Carman.

Funding for Extended Projects

Artist-in-Residence Program

If you would like to book an artist for an extended project of three full days or more 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:

Anonymous Donor Funding is available to schools serving high-need communities (as identified by school boards) within the City of Ottawa and West Quebec.

• City of Ottawa Rural Initiative Funding is available to schools or community groups in rural districts of the City of Ottawa.

For more information, click here to contact Cheryl Carman
Download the Artist in Residence application form here


Seniors Program

Funding is available from the City of Ottawa (for rural areas), and an Anonymous Donor. These subsidies are for organizations that work with Seniors who have limited funds for arts programming.

For more information, click here to contact Micheline Shoebridge.