Professional Arts Grant Program - NOW OPEN
The 2020-2021 Grants to Professional Arts Organizations Program is now open.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 20TH, 2020 4PM
The program has two funding streams, operating assistance and project assistance, and offers funding to registered not-for-profit professional arts organizations operating within the Halifax Regional Municipality. Interested applicants are advised to review the guidelines and application information for both streams prior to making application. Links to program documents are included below.
For information regarding the current program, please visit review the Administrative Order or contact the program officer at email@example.com
Administrative Order 2014-007-ADM: Respecting Grants to Professional Arts Organizations [PDF]
Professional Arts Grant Program 2019-2020 Award Recipients
2019-2020 Award Recipients, Operating Assistance and Project Assistance
Poet Laureate- Accepting Submissions
Request for Submission: Municipal Poet Laureate 2020-2023
The Halifax Regional Municipality is accepting applications for the position of Municipal Poet Laureate. The Laureate acts as an ambassador and advocate for literacy, literature and the arts and serves to reflect the breadth, complexity and vitality of the community during their tenure.
The Laureate will serve a three-year term beginning April 2020 and ending March 31, 2023. Details regarding the role and the responsibilities of the position, as well as the necessary information regarding the requirements of application, can be found via the link below.
2020-2023 Poet Laureate Application
For more information on the poet laureate program please visit the Municipality’s Poet Laureate page.
Parks & Recreation maintains an email-based distribution list where groups can post their upcoming activities and events, the latest cultural news and all that is culture-related in the region. Municipal cultural opportunities are also disseminated via this platform, in addition to several others.
To register for the listserv, send an email to the Culture and Events Office.