Provincial Arts Organizations Operating Support Program

Manitoba Arts Council

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Phone Number: (204) 945-2237; Toll-Free: 1 (866) 994-2787


All funds are available in English and French.

Grant Description

The Provincial Arts Organizations Operating Support program provides non-profit provincial arts organizations with annual operating grants in support of the development, administration and coordination of community arts and cultural development activities at the provincial level. The program supports the continuing development of infrastructure for arts and cultural activity in Manitoba, assisting provincial organizations in the provision of a wide range of programs and services to local/regional community arts groups.

    Additional Information

    Applicants must:
    • Be an incorporated, non-profit organization.
    • Have by-laws and operate with a duly elected board of directors.
    • Convene a duly constituted Annual General Meeting that is open to the
    • Offer programs and services that are provincial in scope and must assist
    the development of the arts and culture in all regions of Manitoba.
    • Allow membership to be open to the public.
    • Offer programs that are open and accessible to the public, either directly
    or through membership in an affiliate or member organization.
    • Provide evidence of sound management and fiscal accountability. In
    order to ensure organizational stability, clients are encouraged to develop
    an operating surplus or reserve appropriate to the size and scope of their

    Eligibility Requirements

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


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