2021-2022 Statistical Overview

During the 2021-2022 fiscal year, the Manitoba Arts Council reviewed 1671 grant applications, up from 1139 in 2020-2021. Well over half of the applications (66 per cent) were successful. The total requested amount was $29.9 million, and $22.3 million was awarded. This overview presents: A break down of grants made by applicant type, granting program,Read More

Arts, Culture and Sport in Community Fund

The Manitoba Government has announced the new Arts, Culture and Sport in Community (ACSC) Fund, which will provide grants to local arts, culture, and sport organizations. Distributed over three years, up to $100 million in funding will support three programs: Large Capital Projects Small Capital Projects and Special Initiatives Community Celebrations These programs will allowRead More

Daina Warren | 2022 Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction

The Manitoba Arts Council is pleased to announce that Daina Warren is the winner of the 2022 Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction. This $30,000 prize is awarded every two years to a professional artist or arts/cultural professional in recognition of the highest level of artistic excellence and contribution to the development of the arts inRead More

Manitoba Government Announces $6 Million Investment to Support Sustainability of Manitoba’s Arts and Culture Sector Impacted by COVID-19

The Manitoba government is investing $6 million for the creation of new Arts and Culture Sustainability Funds to provide financial support for Manitoba’s art and culture sector, which has been significantly impacted throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Premier Brian Pallister announced today. “This funding is very welcome news for the arts and cultural sector,” said RandyRead More