2022-2023 Statistical Overview

During the 2022-2023 fiscal year, the Manitoba Arts Council reviewed 1191 grant applications, down from 1671 in 2021-2022. Half of the applications (50 per cent) were successful. The total requested amount was $18.03 million, and $11.1 million was awarded. The decrease in the number of applications in this year compared to last year is directlyRead More

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

2020-2021: Year at a Glance and Statistical Overview

The Manitoba Arts Council’s 2020-2021 Year at a Glance is a snapshot of some key data points from the last year. In addition, this document includes:   A breakdown of grants made by applicant type, granting program, and region;  A summary of granting for individual applicants in different priority groups;  An overview of the peer assessors who reviewed applicationsRead More

Preview of survey result fact sheet

FACT SHEET | COVID-19 Impact on Arts & Culture in Manitoba

To better understand how the pandemic has impacted Manitoba’s arts and culture sector financially, the Manitoba Arts Council organized a survey.  Between May 13 and May 24, 2020, 485 people responded (70% individuals, 30% organizations).  Key findings:  Almost all respondents expect to lose income during 2020 (85 percent of individuals, over 90 percent of organizations). Respondents have lost nearly 50 percent of their normal earningsRead More