Youth in Culture Pilot Program

City of Ottawa

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Ottawa Region

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All funds are available in English and French.

Grant Description

– To support cultural development of youth aged 18-30 towards professional careers in arts, heritage or culture
– To empower youth to identify needs and gaps in their career development, and to support initiatives that lead to or benefit the applicant’s career in arts, heritage or culture
– To provide direct funding to eligible applicants (youth aged 18-30)
– To support activities that address the priorities identified in the Renewed Action Plan for Arts, Heritage and Culture in Ottawa (2013 – 2018)

    Additional Information

    See website for full eligibility requirements

    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
    Funding Type
    Project: Creating and Presenting | Professional Development
    Priority Community
    Indigenous artists | Artists of Colour | LGBTQIA2S+ | Women | Artists Living in Rural Regions | francophone | Deaf Artists and Artists with Disabilities | Low-income | Youth | Immigrant, Refugee, or New To Canada
    Career Type

    Emerging/New Career

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