Grants to Organizations and Groups

Arts Nova Scotia

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October 15, March 15


Nova Scotia

Contact Information

Enrique Ferreol

Program Officer


Phone Number: (902) 219-4669


All funds are available in English and French.

Grant Description

This program helps Nova Scotian professional arts organizations create and present artistic work as well as strengthen their artistic and administrative capacity.

What activities can we apply for?

  • Create and Present: Supports your organization’s creation, development, production and/or presentation project. May be either a special one-time project or a series or recurring activity. For large, multi-faceted projects, it may be advisable to focus the application on a specific component.
  • Commission: Provides an artist fee, and materials if necessary, to commission a professional artist outside of your organization to create a new work.
  • Professional Development:  Provides funding to help strengthen to artistic or administrative capacity of your organization or artistic community at large.


    Additional Information

    Who can apply?

    -Non-profit professional arts organizations registered in Nova Scotia
    -Non-profit organizations registered in Nova Scotia employing professional artists for a project
    -University Art Galleries
    -A group of three or more professional artists (majority living in Nova Scotia) who are creating a new work together
    -Nova Scotia-based publishers commissioning professional artists through the commissioning category

    Eligibility Requirements

    Applicant Type
    Individual, Organization
    Artistic Discipline
    Any or All Disciplines
    Funding Type
    Project: Creating and Presenting | Professional Development
    Priority Community
    Career Type


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