Region of Waterloo Arts Fund

Make Art Happen

Application Guidelines

It is highly recommended that you review the Application Guidelines and each of the application forms before you prepare your Stage 1 application.

The Arts Fund application process consists of two stages:

Stage 1: The Basics

All applicants are invited to submit information as outlined on the application form.

Stage 2: The Details

Only those applicants from Stage 1, who are shortlisted, are invited to complete and submit the more detailed Stage 2 application form.  Note that moving to Stage 2 is not a guarantee of a grant.


Stage 1

Instructions for Completing Stage 1: The Basics

 Please limit your information to the space provided in the Stage 1 section of the application form. Minimum font size: Arial 11 pt.

Do not include supplementary materials (letters of support, DVDs etc.) with your Stage 1 application. Such materials will not be considered until Stage 2.

Fifteen (15) copies of your Stage 1 application must be received at the Arts Fund office by 4:00 p.m. on the published deadline date. Late applications and/or applications received via e-mail or fax will not be accepted.

Download the Stage 1 Application Form


Stage 2

Instructions for Completing Stage 2: The Details

Please Note: Only those applicants from Stage 1 who are short listed are invited to complete and submit the more detailed Stage 2 section of the application form.

Please limit your information to the space provided in the Stage 2 section of the application form.

Please include attachments and supporting materials (i.e. website links, letters of support, CVs, DVDs) with your application. Details below.

Fifteen (15) copies of your Stage 2 application must be received at the Arts Fund office by 4:00 p.m. on the published deadline date. Late applications will not be accepted.

Stage 2 Checklist of items attached to each of the 15 copies of the application:

NB: Double check application form for budget figures, dates, signatures and deadlines.

Final adjudication will be made by the Board of Directors. All applicants will be advised by mail.

Download the Stage 2 Application Form


Where to send your application

All applications must be received by 4 p.m. on the respective deadline date. Late applications will not be accepted. Electronic submissions will not be accepted.

The Region of Waterloo Arts Fund does not supply any administrative services for the preparation of application packages.

Please deliver or mail your application to:

Region of Waterloo Arts Fund
Attn: Stevie Natolochny
Council & Administrative Services
c/o Regional Clerk's Office
Regional Administration Building, 2nd Floor
150 Frederick Street, Kitchener, ON, N2G 4J3

For further information you may contact Stevie Natolochny at 519-575-4450 or snatolochny@regionofwaterloo.ca


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