Share – Artists in Schools

The Artists in Schools grant creates opportunities for K-12 students attending public schools throughout Manitoba to participate in high-impact arts and cultural experiences by working directly with artists, arts/cultural professionals, and Indigenous Knowledge Keepers.

If you are new to this grant and are interested in learning more, visit our dedicated Artists in Schools website at There you will find our Artist Listings, a public resource for Manitoba educators to search and find artists ready to partner in an Artists in Schools grant application.

Visit Join the Artist Listing

Who can apply


  • Organizations receiving operating funding from the Manitoba Arts Council are not eligible to apply to this program.
  • School staff do not apply directly for Artists in Schools grants. The application is submitted by the partnering artist.

Application conditions

  • Applicants may submit multiple applications to each deadline
  • An application may only include one eligible school
  • Eligible schools include:
  • Schools may participate in one Artists in Schools project per school year

*A public school is defined as a school within a school division that is governed by a publicly elected school board.

Grant amount

  • Projects involving one artist: up to $7,500 per application
  • Projects involving two or more artists: up to $15,000 per application


  • June 5: for projects in the following school year (September to the end of June)
  • October 5: for projects in the same school year (January to the end of June)


Start an application


Our online application system. Register your profile 5 to 10 business days before you want to apply.


Do you have limited internet access or accessibility needs?

Applicants who have limited internet access or accessibility needs may apply using our Printable or fillable PDF application forms.