Arts Organizations

We can help you with capital funding, building towards a secure future.
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Personal Philanthropy

Building your personal legacy to the arts may lead you to several philanthropic options.
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Corporate Philanthropy

Arts organizations attract a talented workforce and affluent supporters to your community.
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Building a Foundation for the Arts

The Ontario Arts Foundation has been proudly serving the arts and artists in Ontario for over 25 years. Our partners in this endeavour are philanthropists and patrons of the arts who set up funds and serve on our board of directors, various levels of government through matching funds, and the arts organizations themselves. We are passionately committed to working towards the increased stability of the arts infrastructure in Ontario. Come talk to us and see how together we can make a difference!

Elizabeth L. Gordon Art Program

2020 Application Material Now Available

The Program aims to foster a broader appreciation of Canadian visual art and artists by assisting public art galleries and museums in Ontario to grow their permanent collections, increase the public’s knowledge of collecting and permanent collections, and support community engagement between a gallery or museum and its local community.

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Interview:
Philip Akin 

Black Shoulders Legacy Award

The Philip Akin - Black Shoulders Legacy Award is the first award of its kind, solely dedicated to the success of Black Canadian theatre artists, ensuring creators are equipped with the skills to be at the top of their professional game. It honours and ensures the continued legacy of one of the cornerstone artists in Canadian Theatre, Philip Akin.

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