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
Manitoba Crafts Museum & Library
Manitoba Cultural Society of the Deaf
Manufacturing Entertainment
One Trunk Theatre
Polycoro Chamber Choir
Public Parking Art & Culture Publication
Synonym Art Consultation
window Winnipeg
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
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