Significant Funding for Local Arts Organizations

December 21, 2017

NORTH BAYSeveral local arts groups are sharing in more than $240,000 awarded through the Ontario Arts Council, Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli announced today.

Operating grants include:

  • $31,050 for Aanmitaagzi (Multi and Inter-Arts Organizations)
  • $26,154 for the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective (Arts Service Organizations)
  • $17,344 for the White Water Gallery (Visual Arts Artist-Run Centres & Organizations)
  • $16,961 for Near North Mobile Lab Collective (Media Arts Organizations)


Project grants include:

  • $27,000 for Chiminiwim (Indigenous Arts Projects)
  • $24,062 for the Capitol Centre (Ontario Dances & Northern Arts Projects)
  • $18,000 for the North Bay Symphony Orchestra (Music Production & Presentation Projects)
  • $15,000 for Wood Land School (Indigenous Arts Projects)
  • $12,000 for On the Edge Fringe Festival (Multi and Inter-Arts Projects)
  • $12,000 for Aanmitaagzi (Indigenous Artists in Communities Projects)
  • $10,000 for the Children’s Aid Society for the District of Nipissing and Parry Sound (Northern Arts Projects)
  • $10,000 for the White Water Gallery (Artists in Communities & Schools Projects)
  • $10,000 for CBACH (Compass)
  • $9,500 for Nipissing Region Curatorial Collective (Artists in Communities & Schools Projects)
  • $1,500 for Zakide (Exhibition Assistance)

“My congratulations and thanks go out to the successful arts organizations, who contribute so much to the vibrant culture community we have here in Nipissing,” said Fedeli.

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