Travel Grants for Theatre Artistic Directors, Administrators and Presenters

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Deadline(s)

Any time before departure date until 31 January 2017
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Grant Amount

$500 - $2,500

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Eligibility

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The Canada Council for the Arts is committed to equity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from diverse Aboriginal, cultural and regional communities, and from people with disabilities.

Please refer to the complete Program Guidelines.

Program Description

This program provides travel assistance to professional Canadian theatre artistic directors, administrators and presenters to enable them to see or to discuss future productions or presentations of Canadian plays.

Deadline(s)

Any time before departure date until 31 January 2017

The program will no longer be available through GO! after 30 November. You must send in your application by mail. Activities normally funded through this program will be eligible in the New Funding Model, starting 1 April, 2017. 

Applicants who wish to have the results before their departure should apply at least six weeks in advance.

The Canada Council for the Arts will not accept applications postmarked after the departure date, incomplete applications or those submitted by fax or email.

Grant Amount

You may apply for one of the following fixed amounts to contribute toward your travel costs, based on excursion fares: $500, $750, $1,000, $1,500, $2,000 or $2,500 depending on the needs of applicants. You should apply for the fixed amount that covers the costs to be incurred during travel.

Applications may include more than one destination and applicants must justify the amount requested.

The applicant may receive a maximum of $2,500 per year (between 1 April and 31 March).

Eligibility

Eligible applicants include professional Canadian theatre artistic directors, administrators, presenters and festival directors representing non-profit organizations. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or have permanent resident status, as defined by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. They do not need to be living in Canada when they apply.

Applicants must be attending performances of a Canadian work or discussing possibilities of producing or presenting it in their ongoing programming. An eligible event is defined as an artistic performance of a Canadian play presented in Canada by professional Canadian artists or companies eligible for Canada Council for the Arts grants.

 

Further Information

Program Officers
Theatre Section

1-800-263-5588 (toll-free) or (613) 566-4414, and the extension

Keith Barkerext. 5488
Nancy Guertin, ext. 5484
Craig Holzschuhext. 6007

TTY: 1-866-585-5559