Funding Opportunity: The Hnatyshyn Foundation Call For 2020 Nominations

Funding Opportunity: The Hnatyshyn Foundation Call For 2020 Nominations

Nominations are open for developing artist grants in the performing arts

Deadline: April 23, 2020

The Hnatyshyn Foundation is a private charity established by the late Right Honourable Ramon John Hnatyshyn, Canada’s twenty-fourth Governor General, to assist emerging and established artists in all disciplines with their schooling, training and career development, and promote to the Canadian public the importance of the arts in our society. Its programs are funded by donations from government, foundations, corporations and individuals.

The Foundation began awarding grants to developing artists in the performing arts in 2005 and has since expanded its programming to include awards and residencies for emerging and mid-career artists and curators working in the visual arts.
The Foundation is now accepting nominations from schools, training centres and teachers in the performing arts for young Canadian artists enrolled in qualified performing arts training programs for the 2020-2021 school year.

Submissions are completed in only two steps:

1) Nomination(s), is/are done on-line (see link below) by qualifying institutions and teachers. Once they receive your nomination(s) they will immediately give your candidate(s) access to the online system to complete the application form. Ask them to check their Junk mail.

2) Candidate's application, including audition materials.You may work with your candidate to complete the online forms and upload audition videos.

February 3rd - April 23, 2020 is the Period for Nominations by qualifying institutions and teachers.

* They encourage you to complete your nominations early - in order to allow sufficient time for your candidate to prepare audition videos and complete the application process.

For the nominated Candidate submission, the opening date is when they get nominated - closing date is May 16th - including the candidate's application and audition materials. For French theatre, the deadline is June 6th.

Your nominations must be completed online:

To nominate a First Candidate, click here.

To nominate a Second Candidate, click here.

Complete guidelines can be found by clicking here.