Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba Grant

AANM Arts Grant 

Deadline: Friday March 31, 2023

Amount: $2,000

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Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba AANM, with funding from the Manitoba Arts Council is awarding four grants of $2000 each to Deaf and disabled artists in Manitoba.

The grants are available to help artists in all disciplines and stages of professional development to create and to improve their artistic practice. Tell us how this grant could benefit your practice and achieve your artistic goals.

Adjudication is based on the clarity and scope of your project proposal (what you want to make and what you need to make it) and/or your plan for professional development (what you want to do to develop your professional practice).

Some project proposals might include:

  • Purchasing supplies for your project
  • Hiring a web designer to improve your website
  • Studio rental necessary to complete your project
  • Workshops that would contribute to your artistic development
  • Financial assistance for exhibition

Applicants must: 

To apply, submit:

  • An up-to-date artistic CV (1 page maximum)
  • Project description (500 words maximum)
  • Five samples of work (past or current work indicative of your proposal)


  • Video/audio submissions cannot exceed a maximum of 6 minutes. You can submit one 6 min piece or 3 shorter pieces that add up to 6mins.  Format must be YouTube video.
  • 5 Images: maximum file size is 1MB.  Format must be jpeg or png.

Consider the following questions, if applicable:

  • What are you planning to do?
  • What do you hope to achieve?
  • Why is this project important?
  • What will be the impact on your arts practice?
  • What is your ability to undertake this project?

Applications should be sent to [email protected]

If you need any assistance with your application or would like feedback ahead of time about your proposal contact Jenel Shaw at [email protected] or (204) 336-2366.

Thank you to Manitoba Arts Council for making this opportunity possible.