Manitoba Arts Council - Travel/Professional Development

The Travel/Professional Development program supports professional artists and arts/cultural professionals in all disciplines for activities related to the development of their practice or careers.

What you can apply for

  • Workshops
  • Specialized training
  • Mentorships
  • Public readings
  • Presentations


  • January 15
  • March 1
  • April 15
  • June 1
  • July 15
  • September 1
  • October 15
  • December 1

British Columbia Arts Council - Early Career Development

The Early Career Development Program supports early career practitioners to develop their practice through internship, cohort, residency, and mentorship opportunities. The program is intended to support the development of knowledge, learning and capacity within the sector and to create opportunities for the next generation of artists and practitioners.

The Early Career Development program supports the career development of early career and emerging practitioners through four components:


British Columbia Arts Council - Scholarship Awards

This program assists BC residents with full-time arts training costs after they finish secondary school.

The Scholarship Program, the oldest program of Council, provides funding of up to $6,000 per year to outstanding arts students studying at the post-secondary level. B.C. residents attending full-time studies in a fine-arts diploma or degree program at a recognized college, university, institution or academy, in any country, are eligible to apply. Half-day high school dance programs may also be eligible.


Toronto Arts Council - TAC Leaders Lab

Toronto Arts Council (TAC) is seeking enterprising creative individuals to participate in the TAC Leaders Lab. This program has been created by TAC and Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity to enhance leadership capacity in Toronto’s arts and culture sectors. The program is designed for arts professionals who have demonstrated the potential to lead change in their organizations, communities or arts sectors. TAC Leaders Lab is, as its name suggests, an evolving program.


Toronto Arts Council - Open Door

Toronto Arts Council’s Open Door granting program supports projects that demonstrate innovation, provocation, creative collaboration & partnership, artistry, risk-taking, experimentation, and the sharing of knowledge and leadership. Open Door provides catalyst funding for ideas with the potential to create transformative change in the arts sector.


Ontario Arts Council - Artists in Communities and Schools Projects

The program supports the research, development and realization of community-engaged arts projects. Activities involve professional Ontario artists and community members working together to develop and design a creative experience. These experiences may include co-creation. Skill building is a core component of projects. There are three categories: