Kingston Arts Council presents GRANT TALKS 2016

Explore arts, culture, and heritage funding opportunities with local, provincial, and federal granting organizations

Kingston Arts Council presents GRANT TALKS 2016, an evening of PechaKucha-style presentations and conversation on funding opportunities available to Kingston’s arts, culture, and heritage communities.

Free to attend, GRANT TALKS 2017 features short talks from local, provincial and federal granting organizations and provides the opportunity to meet grants officers to discuss different grants available, eligibility requirements, and application processes. In addition, attendees will collect key materials and take-home resources provided by the granting organizations.

GRANT TALKS will take place on Tuesday, December 6 from 5:00 pm–7:00 pm at the Tett Centre for Learning and Creativity.

GRANT TALKS 2017 Speakers 

  • Claude Schryer, Inter-Arts Office Coordinator, Canada Council for the Arts
  • Frances Cordero de Bolaños, Senior Program Advisor, Canadian Heritage
  • Loree Lawrence, Multi and Inter-Arts, Community-Engaged Arts and Community Arts Council Program Officer, Ontario Arts Council
  • Caroline Petznick, Grants Officer for the City of Kingston Heritage Fund, Kingston Association of Museums, Art Galleries, and Historic Sites Inc
  • Lesley Rudy, Grants Coordinator, Community Foundation for Kingston & Area
  • Elizabeth Cohoe, Director - Service Projects 2016-17, Rotary Club of Cataraqui-Kingston
  • Matt Dubblestein, Dean, Awesome Kingston
  • Jacquelin Heichert, Grants Officer, Kingston Arts Council

“Grant Talks is a unique opportunity where audiences can hear about different funding opportunities, meet Grants Officers from different organizations, and network with peers in the arts, culture and heritage fields to make necessary connections and develop ideas for future collaborations,” says Danika Lochhead, Executive Director, Kingston Arts Council.” “We have an exciting group of organizations presenting this year, and their grants range from substantial operating grants to small, no-stringsattached micro-grants for a range of applicants such as non-profits, collectives and individuals. This event is sure to help make arts funding an approachable, achievable and successful process for artists within the community.”

Event Details

What: GRANT TALKS 2016, presented by the Kingston Arts Council

When: Tuesday, December 6 2016, 5:00 pm–7:00 pm

Where: The Malting Tower, Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning, 370 King Street West

Light refreshments will be served.

Free Event