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REGION of WATERLOO
Individual artists or arts organizations will find all the information needed to apply for an
Arts Fund grant. Applicants must live and/or work in Waterloo Region to apply.
The Region of Waterloo Arts Fund is a not-for-profit corporation established by the
Regional Municipality of Waterloo. The Arts Fund was created to operate at arm's length
from the Regional Municipality which provides an annual per capita allocation to grant
funding for the performing, visual and literary arts.
The Region of Waterloo Arts Fund has contributed to the vibrancy of the arts and
cultural sector in Waterloo Region since 2002. All citizens of the Region, in all seven
area municipalities benefit from the creative projects funded by the Arts Fund.
Since its inception, the Arts Fund has supported over 550 artist-led projects.
For more see Testimonials and Press Releases, including the latest Fall 2019 grants.
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The Region of Waterloo Arts Fund evaluates applications twice each year in Spring and Fall rounds. At each stage,
decision notification letters will be mailed to both successful and unsuccessful applicants.
Spring Applications: 4 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2020
Open House Session: 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 4
** Note that application guidelines have changed! **
Please visit How to Apply for Application Guidelines on how to access and fill out the application forms.
For complete information on deadlines, please visit the Upcoming Deadlines page.