Artists encouraged to apply for arts project funding

Public Service Announcement

Yellowknife — February 13, 2023

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is accepting proposals for its NWT Arts Council Grants from artists and organizations planning visual, literary, media and performing arts projects, artwork, or events in the Northwest Territories (NWT) from April 2023 to March 2024.

The maximum funding amount is $15,000 and funding must be spent by March 31, 2024.

This funding supports and encourages the ongoing professional development, artistic work, and public presentation on a project-specific basis.

The application deadline is March 17, 2023 at 5 p.m. (MST).

Interested artists and organizations can visit for more information or to apply.


For media requests, please contact:

Briony Grabke

Manager, Public Affairs and Communications

Department of Education, Culture and Employment

Government of the Northwest Territories

867-767-9352  Ext. 71073