Cultural Funding Support Unit

City of Ottawa

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Ottawa Region

Contact Information

Marie-Christine Feraud

Cultural Funding Officer


Phone Number: 613-818-1491


All funds are available in English and French.

Grant Description

– Supports projects that have a cultural art focus and are led or produced in partnership with a professional artist(s), community elder/culture keeper or a professional who is connected to the arts within an identified community
– Spark and support the creation, production, presentation, exhibition, and dissemination of the arts by Ottawa’s bilingual and culturally diverse community
– Support cultural education, training and services that impact and build capacity within equity seeking communities
– Promote the visibility and cultural arts practices of equity seeking communities
– Support local artists of all disciplines and backgrounds
– Support community-based artistic activities that celebrate equity and inclusion, and address the Cultural Funding Support Unit’s funding priorities for equity seeking communities

    Additional Information

    See program outline for full details.

    Eligibility Requirements

    Applicant Type
    Individual, Organization
    Artistic Discipline
    Any or All Disciplines
    Funding Type
    Project: Creating and Presenting, Operational Funding, Professional Development
    Priority Community
    Indigenous artists, Artists of Colour, LGBTQIA2S+, Women, New Generation Artists, Artists Living in Rural Regions, Deaf Artists and Artists with Disabilities, Marginalized or Under-Served Communities, Low-income, Youth, Immigrant, Refugee, or New To Canada
    Career Type


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