Margo Bindhardt and Rita Davies Award

Toronto Arts Foundation

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November 28 2023




Greater Toronto Area (GTA)

Contact Information

Christy DiFelice

Award Program Manager


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All funds are available in English and French.

Grant Description

The Toronto Arts Foundation Margo Bindhardt and Rita Davies Award is a $10,000 cash prize, with finalists receiving $1,000. The award celebrates an individual artist, creator, volunteer or administrator who has demonstrated creative cultural leadership in the development of arts and culture in Toronto. The award is supported in part by John and Raphaela Dunlap. The finalist awards are supported by Neera Chopra. The Margo Bindhardt and Rita Davies Award is presented every two years at the Toronto Arts Awards Lunch.

    Additional Information

    Eligibility Criteria. Individuals:
    • must have demonstrated an ongoing association with Toronto
    • must have contributed significantly to the arts and culture of Toronto
    • must be living at time of selection
    • may not nominate themselves for the award
    • may only receive this award once
    • are not eligible to nominate or receive Toronto Arts Foundation awards while serving as an executive board member or staff of Toronto Arts Foundation or Toronto Arts Council

    Eligibility Requirements

    Applicant Type
    Artistic Discipline
    Any or All Disciplines | Architecture | Crafts/Artisan | Literary arts | Media Arts | Music and Sound | Performing arts - Dance | Performing arts - Theatre | Performing arts - Other | Visual Arts
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    Career Type


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