Visual Arts


Aubrey & Marla Dan Foundation

The Aubrey & Marla Dan Foundation (AMDF) is a private non-denominational and non-political family foundation established in 2002 by Aubrey and Marla Dan.

We invite organizations working in the areas of community, healthcare and education to submit funding proposals. Inquiries and applications are accepted on an ongoing basis, however, funding decisions are made throughout two funding cycles: January 1 - March 31 and May 1 - July 31.


#DesjardinsFoundation Prizes

The #DesjardinsFoundation prizes, organized by Desjardins Foundation, award financial assistance for projects with a direct impact on kindergarten, elementary and secondary school students.


Organizations will be eligible for the #DesjardinsFoundation prizes if they belong to one of the following categories:


Gainey Foundation

Established in memory of Cathy and Laura Gainey, the Gainey Foundation is committed to supporting charitable organizations that offer environmental and arts education programs for youth.

The Gainey Foundation carefully examines all funding requests submitted by registered charitable organizations that offer environmental and/or arts education programs for youth.

Under the Income Tax Act, the Foundation may make grants only to “qualified donees”; for the most part this means federally registered charities.


Lehigh Hanson Cares program

Lehigh Hanson and our affiliated companies work diligently to fulfill our vision of Simple Actions Build Strong Communities by supporting initiatives in our local communities and focusing on Arts and Education, Environment, and Health & Well-being. The Lehigh Hanson Cares program was established to form a structured and cohesive platform to drive community engagement across our business lines, while also promoting and supporting employees who donate time and monies to non-profit, charitable organizations.


Sun Life Making the Arts More Accessible™ program

Arts and culture make a tremendous contribution to our communities and our country. We're proud to help sustain and celebrate Canada's cultural institutions, which are among the world's finest. This is consistent with one of our foremost values – a commitment to excellence.

We also believe that the arts should be available for everyone to experience, regardless of means – a focus we formalized through our award-winning Making the Arts More Accessible™ program.

This program provides funding for:


MOA Digital Publications + Sourcebooks

Sourcebooks are produced by MOA staff, students, volunteers, visiting scholars, and community members to reflect their research and personal interests. Each sourcebook focuses on an object, artist, or area of cultural significance, and serves as an important introduction to the work of the Museum and its community partners. Accompanied by text, images, and useful references, these books are invaluable resources for the classroom and the casual reader alike.

Windsor Sculpture Park Tools for Learning

The Windsor Sculpture Park, with over 30 internationally recognized works of contemporary art, is the perfect location to learn more about Windsor's art, culture and heritage. Take a trip to his unique, outdoor museum without walls where students can develop a sense of place and stewardship by allowing them to explore their regional environment.