Years

Grants Awarded in 2021

INDIVIDUAL ARTIST GRANTS for Artists Working In All Artistic Disciplines

123 requests: $636,091
47 awarded: $244,200
Recipients:

Gabriela Aguero 

Karen Asher 

Jonathan Ball 

Ian Bawa 

Emma Beech 

Leonard Bowen 

Wren Brian 

Patricia Brock 

James Culleton 

Daniel Donahue 

Michael Falk 

Joel Ferguson 

Shauna Fontaine

Hannah Foulger 

Ariel Gordon 

Jocelyn Gould 

Rowan Gray

Jillian Groening 

Mackenzie Gruer 

Jessie Jannuska 

Benjamin Kidd 

Mercedes Emeka Maduka 

Loricia Matheson

Sappfyre Mcleod 

Peter Meechan 

Divya Mehra 

melannie monoceros 

Stephanie Morin-Robert 

Omid Moterassed 

Amber O'Reilly 

Heidi Ouellette 

Joel Penner 

Bev Pike 

Debra Plett 

Rory Runnells 

Andraea Sartison 

Angeline Schellenberg 

Timothy Schouten 

Brenda Sciberras 

Lara Secord-Haid 

Jen Storm

Conrad Sweatman 

Diana Thorneycroft 

Benjamin Townsley 

Patricia Wasney 

Nigel Webber 

Neil Weisensel 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GRANT PROGRAM for Artists & Arts Administrators

13 requests: $10,825
11 awarded: $6,400
Recipients:

Harnoor Bhangu 

Patricia Brock 

Brenda Gorlick 

Jessica Hodgson 

Amber O'Reilly 

Rebecca Sawdon 

Adam Schwarz 

Melissa Van Soelen 

Patricia Wasney 

Emma Welham 

Lindsey White 

PROJECT GRANTS for Arts Organizations and Collectives

30 requests: $288,995
14 awarded: $129,945
Recipients:

10 Million Squares

Gallery 1C03

Green Kids

Manufacturing Entertainment

One Trunk Theatre

Polycoro

Public Parking Art & Culture Publication

Synonym Art Consultation

The Winnipeg Classical Guitar Society

Womxn's Film & Video Network

Young Lungs Dance Exchange

RESTART Organizational Development Grant (time-limited program)

36 requests: $35,171
28 awarded: $27,171
Recipients:

10 Million Squares 

aceartinc 

Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba 

ArtsJunktion 

Association of Manitoba Book Publishers 

Cluster: New Music + Integrated Arts Festival

First Fridays in the Exchange 

Gas Station Arts Centre 

Green Kids 

GroundSwell 

Little Opera Company 

La Maison des artistes visuels francophones 

Manitoba Choral Association 

Manitoba Craft Council 

Manitoba Cultural Society of the Deaf 

Manitoba Underground Opera 

Mentoring Artists for Women's Art 

One Trunk Theatre 

Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art 

Polycoro Chamber Choir 

Shakespeare in the Ruins

Theatre by the River 

Theatre Projects Manitoba

Virtuosi Concerts 

Winnipeg Architecture Foundation 

Winnipeg Music Festival 

Winnipeg Studio Theatre 

Young Lungs Dance Exchange 

MUSEUMS GRANT

5 requests: $266,000
5 awarded: $240,900
Recipients:

Dalnavert Museum
Manitoba Children's Museum
The Manitoba Museum
Oseredok Ukrainian Cultural and Education Centre
Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada

OPERATING GRANTS for Arts Organizations (Year 1 of a 3-Year Cycle)

39 requests: $3,253,785
38 awarded: $2,914,908
Recipients:

aceartinc.

Arts Manitoba Publications

Le Cercle Molière

Festival du Voyageur

Folk Arts Council of Winnipeg

Freeze Frame: Storyline FX 

Gas Station Arts Centre

Jazz Winnipeg

Manito Ahbee Festival

Manitoba Chamber Orchestra

Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts

Manitoba Opera Association

Manitoba Printmakers Association

Manitoba Theatre for Young People

Mentoring Artists for Women's Art

National Screen Institute - Canada

PLATFORM: centre for photographic + digital arts

Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art

Prairie Fire Press

Prairie Theatre Exchange

Rainbow Stage

Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre

Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Sarasvàti Dramatic Theatre Productions and Repertory

The School of Contemporary Dancers

Shakespeare in the Ruins

Theatre Projects Manitoba

Urban Shaman: Contemporary Aboriginal Art

Video Pool Media Arts Centre

West End Cultural Centre

Winnipeg Art Gallery

Winnipeg Centennial Folk Festival

Winnipeg Film Group

Winnipeg International Children's Festival

Winnipeg International Writers Festival

Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra

Winnipeg Jewish Theatre

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra

Winnipeg's Contemporary Dancers

PROGRAMMING SUPPORT GRANTS for Arts Organizations (2 Year Agreement)

24 requests: $274,800
24 awarded: $274,800
Recipients:

Aboriginal Music Manitoba

Agassiz Music Incorporated

Association of Manitoba Book Publishers

Camerata Nova

Contemporary Verse 2

Dry Cold Productions

First Fridays in the Exchange

GroundSwell

The Little Opera Company

La Maison des artistes visuels francophones

Manitoba Association of Playwrights

Manitoba Choral Association

Manitoba Craft Council

Music n Mavens

NAfro Dance Productions

Rosamunde Summer Music Academy

send + receive: a festival of sound

Virtuosi Concerts

Winnipeg Gay and Lesbian Film Society

Winnipeg Music Festival

Winnipeg Philharmonic Choir

The Winnipeg Singers

Winnipeg Youth Orchestras

WNDX

Assessors for 2021: Adriana Alarcon Zorya Arrow Scott Benesiinaabandan Glenn Buhr Tanya Derksen (Philadelphia, PA) Lise Gaboury-Diallo Larry Glawson Ariel Gordon Joanna Hawkins Ming Hon Sally Ito Niki Little David McLeod Davida Monk (Calgary, AB) Kimberley Rampersad (Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON) Candida Rifkind Lisa Rumpel John K. Samson David R. Scott Alicia Smith Ray Strachan Daina Warren Ben Williams Cory Wojcik Lisa Wood Allison Yearwood Hagere Selam Zegeye-Gebrehiwot