Funding

Our Grant Programs

Theatre Ontario has grant programs for:

Upcoming Grant Deadlines

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Theatre Ontario Professional Theatre Training Program

Professional artists seeking training with a chosen mentor

Oct. 1 Read more
Ontario Arts Council Theatre Grants

Théâtre – projets francophones

Oct. 3 Read more
Thousand Islands Playhouse Ontario Arts Council Recommender Grants for Theatre Creators

Funding priority is artists originating in Eastern Ontario, with particular interest if the piece explores the history of the region or deals with themes that are relevant to this community

Oct. 5 Read more
Ontario Arts Council Theatre Grants

Deaf and Disability Arts Projects

Oct. 11 Read more
Theatre Ontario Youth Theatre Training Program

Organizations seeking to provide training for youth led by professional artists

Oct. 15 Read more
Ontario Arts Council Theatre Grants

Touring Projects

Oct. 16 Read more
Ontario Arts Council Theatre Grants

Multi and Inter-Arts Projects

Skills and Career Development: Indigenous Arts Professionals and Arts Professionals of Colour

Oct. 17 Read more
Ontario Trillium Foundation

Transform Grants

Organizations with collaborative initiatives that use collective strategy and transformative action to tackle complex community issues and create lasting change at the regional and provincial level

Nov. 7

(Register by Oct. 17)

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Ontario Arts Council Theatre Grants

Compass

Indigenous Culture Fund (ICF) Project Grants for Individuals, Groups and Collectives

Indigenous Culture Fund (ICF) Project Grants for Organizations

Theatre Organization: Operating (summer theatres only)

Market Development Projects

Nov. 1 Read more
Ontario Arts Council Theatre Grants

Chalmers Professional Development Projects

Nov. 8 Read more
Great Canadian Theatre Company Ontario Arts Council Recommender Grants for Theatre Creators

Funding priority is playwrights and collectives based in, or who originate from, Ottawa and the National Capital Region; and works that reflect GCTC’s mandate for theatre “that provokes examination of Canadian life and our place in the world”

Dec. 7 Read more
The MT Space Ontario Arts Council Recommender Grants for Theatre Creators

Funding priority is collectives / projects that will be developed by collectives; creators who are working on non-script based physical forms; priority will be given to artists and collectives who are operating in underserved communities, i.e. those outside of the City of Toronto

Dec. 7 Read more
Theatre Direct Ontario Arts Council Recommender Grants for Theatre Creators

Funding priority is work aimed at young audiences, in its early stages of research and development

Dec. 17 Read more
Ontario Trillium Foundation

Seed Grants

Organizations seeking funding for new ideas

Feb. 21/19

(Register by Jan. 31/19)

TBC

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Ontario Trillium Foundation Grow Grants Organizations seeking funding to build on the success of a proven model or program

May 16/19

(Register by Apr. 25/19)

TBC

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Ontario Trillium Foundation Capital Grants Organizations broadening access to, and improving community spaces

Sep. 19/19

(Register by Aug. 29/19)

TBC

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 General information about funding can be found in the following areas:

Contact Brandon Moore, Community Theatre and Communications Manager at news@theatreontario.org or 416.408.4556 x.13 to post an opportunity.

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