Individual artists and their work are the foundation of our arts community. Working alone or in groups they pursue projects that develop their practice, advance creative thought, contribute to an art form and provide our community with a reflection of itself. Those projects are the research and development activity of the creative sector, feeding the greater arts ecosystem locally and for export.
Artist Project Grants are intended to invest in the specific projects of individual artists and artist collectives as they pursue their artistic and professional advancement.
Applications will be considered 3 times per year:
"Small grants" of up to $5,000 twice a year (February 15 and September 15)
"Large grants" of between $5,001 and $25,000 once a year (June 15)
When a deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline moves to the next business day.
An artist or collective will normally only be eligible for one Artist Project Grant per year.
Applicants may not submit an unsuccessful project proposal to the next consecutive deadline within the Artist Project Grants program.
To submit a final report for a grant received on or before the July 2016 deadline, please use the following link: eacgrants.fluidreview.com
If you received a grant on or after the February 2017 deadline, please use the following link: eacawards.fluidreview.com
Download the guidelines
Download a budget template
Click here to download the tip-sheet distributed at that session, that covers grant-writing tips, program guidelines and assessment criteria for this grant program.
Click here for answers to frequently asked questions about EAC grants, including eligibility, the EAC definition of professional artist, how grants are assessed and more.
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact EAC grants staff.
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