Community Engaged Arts



MISSION : In a complex historical step of our life in which capitalist priorities have strongly questioned ethical values and human relations, there is a need to put the PERSON and his CREATIVITY back at the center. The fragility, which all countries have manifested within the cultural and educational sector, has allowed developing fundamental reflections to give a “new centrality” to the role of CULTURE for the sustainable development of humanity.

Indigenous Art Directory


Looking For Indigenous Art?

Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada's membership directory hosts over 120 authentic Indigenous artists. Find it here:


"In taking inspiration from the Haudenosaunee Seventh Generation Principle, Iehstóseranon:ha Dawn Setford, founded the Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada in 2012 to preserve and revitalize endangered Indigenous art forms and enrich lives through Indigenous arts and culture. 

Elizabeth L. Gordon Art Program

Elizabeth L. Gordon Art Program 

The Ontario Arts Foundation and the Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation are pleased to announce the renewal of the Elizabeth L. Gordon Art Program. 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.


Supporting Arts and Learning in a Time of Crisis: November—December 2020

The overarching purpose of the digital roundtable discussion series were to gain a better
understanding of participants’ experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic and effects of physical
distancing on their work in arts and learning. The first series of digital roundtable discussions took place
in March-April 2020 and a follow up series occurred in May 2020. At that time, arts and learning
stakeholders were adjusting to the early phases of the pandemic characterized by province or city-wide

Community Grants Program for Kingston and Area

The Community Grants Program for Kingston is providing a granting program which provides grants each year to support projects undertaken by charitable organizations within the greater Kingston area.  It is funded each year from earnings on our pooled Community Fund, Smart & Caring Community Fund and over 40 individual endowment funds established by our generous donors.

Twice a year, applications are invited for project proposals, which are reviewed by our local volunteer Grants Committee.


ArtStarts Artists in Education

ArtStarts in Schools is a charitable organization that expands the role of art in education to activate learning and nurture creativity in British Columbia's young people.

Artists in Education grants support artistic programming in schools across BC, including performances, workshops and residencies.