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Resources

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If you know of an Arts related group that would like to be considered for this page please let us know.

Please note, most of the links will take you to a web page outside of the Brampton Arts Council web site.

  Brampton Community
Heritage
Theatre
Visual Arts
Fundraising
Publicity Opportunities
Grants
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Media
Music
Writers
Culture
Other Stakeholders

 

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Other Stakeholders

Writers

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Publicity

 
 

Fundraising

  • CANADIAN CENTRE FOR PHILANTHROPY - CCP provides a number of resources to aid organizations in their fundraising efforts.The site includes an example of an Ethical Fundraising and Financial Accountability Code and access to research and data on the not-for-profit sector in Canada.There are five separate websites run by the organization, each providing information, research and data in a specific field such as fundraising, volunteer management and nonprofit statistics.An online Directory to Foundations is available for an annual fee.
  • Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent on Records (FACTOR)- This organization supports the growth and development of an independent Canadian recording industry. It provides grants to assist Canadian recording artists and songwriters to produce CD's and videos of their work, and supports tours, record labels, distributors, recording studios, video production companies, producers, engineers, and directors. The site has information about the grant programs and downloadable application forms.
 

Government Grants

  • BRAMPTON AND AREA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION - The BACF funds projects that contribute to the community's growing needs for artistic, cultural, recreational, educational, environmental, health and social service-related programs. The website has descriptions of all of its granting programs, including criteria for grants, deadlines and downloadable copies of the application forms.
  • CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS - The Canada Council provides grants to companies and individuals in Dance, Media Arts, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts and Writing and Publishing. It also has sections which focus on Inter-Arts, Aboriginal Arts, Equity issues and an Outreach program. The website has descriptions of all of its granting programs, including criteria for grants, deadlines and downloadable copies of the application forms.
  • CANADIAN HERITAGE, DEPT. OF - Provides grants in a variety of areas. For performing arts organizations the most commonly accessed program is the Arts Presenters Program and for heritage organizations it is the Museums Assistance Program. However, there are a number of other granting programs that may be appropriate for specific projects. The website offers criteria for grants, deadlines and downloadable applications forms.
  • CANADIAN INDEPENDENT FILM & VIDEO FUND - A granting body which supports the independent producers to develop and produce films, videos or interactive digital new media programs in a variety of subject areas using the formats of documentary, docu-drama, drama and animation to inform, educate and/or instruct. The website offers information, criteria and downloadable application form for CIFVF grants, FAQs about applying for support, a directory to non-theatrical distributers, and a links page which lists funding sources, training programs and other resources
  • CULTURAL HUMAN RESOURCES COUNCIL - Offers grants for internships in the cultural sector through the Youth Internship Program. Application forms are available online. Also provides research and resources on personnel management on the website, including studies on issues such as compensation for cultural managers. Has online publication called HR Tools and Best Practices which offers practical guides on Job Descriptions; Recruiting the Right People; Coaching, Mentoring and Succession Planning; Managing Employee Performance; Dealing with Challenge and Conflict; and Termination of Employment. These guides can be downloaded from the site.
  • FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE, DEPT. OF - Grants for touring other countries and bringing in potential buyers to see arts and heritage events in Canada are available through this federal department. Grants available alter from discipline to discipline. The site also includes papers on Canada's policy on culture, and contact information for cultural attach­­és in Canadian embassies and consulates around the world.
  • HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT CANADA - Provides some grants related to training workers, but does not specialize in the arts and heritage sector. The program most often used by arts and heritage groups is the Summer Work Experience program which will provide not-for-profit organizations with the full salary for a summer student position. The website has brief descriptions of the programs it operates and funds, but generally refers you to the local HRDC office for further details.
  • ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL - The OAC provides grants to organizations and individuals in Dance, Literature (Writing & Publishing), Music, Theatre, Visual Arts & Media Arts & Crafts. It also has sections which focus on Multidisciplinary Arts, Aboriginal Arts, Arts Education, Community Arts, Franco-Ontario Arts and Touring. The website offers details on the grant programs, criteria, deadlines and downloadable application forms.
  • ONTARIO MINISTRY OF CULTURE - Provides some grants related to training workers, but does not specialize in the arts and heritage sector. The program most often used by arts and heritage groups is the Summer Work Experience program which will provide not-for-profit organizations with the full salary for a summer student position. The website has brief descriptions of the programs it operates and funds, but generally refers you to the local HRDC office for further details.
  • ONTARIO TRILLIUM FOUNDATION - The Ontario Trillium Foundation distributes its funding to charities and not-for-profits through two granting programs: Community and Province-Wide. Within those programs, funding is allocated in four sectors: Arts and Culture, Environment, Sports and Recreation, and Human and Social Services. he website has descriptions of all of its granting programs, including criteria for grants, deadlines and downloadable copies of the application forms.