NWT Arts Council now accepting funding proposals

Public Service Announcement

Yellowknife — September 20, 2021

Proposals are now being accepted for NWT Art Council funding for artists and organizations that are producing artistic works, projects, or events in the Northwest Territories (NWT) between April 2022 and March 2023.

Application deadline: October 31, 2021 at 5 p.m. (MST)

The maximum funding amount is $15,000 and funding must be spent by March 31, 2023. In response to COVID-19, proposals that include online presentations or showcases will be accepted.

Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) NWT Arts Council funding supports and encourages the ongoing development and presentation of creative arts in the visual, literary, media and performing arts in the NWT. In 2021-2022, 113 recipients were supported through NWT Arts Council funding.

Interested artists and organizations can visit www.nwtartscouncil.ca for details on eligibility and on how to apply.

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Briony Grabke

Manager, Public Affairs and Communications

Department of Education, Culture and Employment

Government of the Northwest Territories

briony_grabke@gov.nt.ca

867-767-9352  Ext. 71073