Supports local professional artists from all artistic disciplines creating & producing their own works.
Supports the creation, production, presentation, exhibition & dissemination of the literary, media, performing & visual arts.
Supports local heritage organizations & professionals preserving Ottawa’s distinct local history & heritage through education, research & documentation, & preservation/conservation.
Supports production & presentation of artistic activities that represent Ottawa’s equity-seeking communities.
Supports professional development for emerging artists & cultural workers between the ages of 18 and 30.
Through its Cultural Funding & Awards Programs, the City of Ottawa annually supports the creation, production & presentation of arts, festival, fair & heritage activities undertaken by individuals & not-for-profit professional organizations, as well as, community & amateur groups.
The City of Ottawa invests in local culture through its Cultural Funding & Awards Programs. These programs provide support to local not-for-profit cultural organizations, professional artists & heritage workers.
Supports local agricultural fairs & major arts, cultural festivals that celebrate the creative expressions of Ottawa’s artistic & cultural communities.
Assists organizations to build organizational sustainability through projects that increase capacity in fundraising, governance, marketing & strategic planning.