Private funds, awards and scholarships administered by the Ontario Arts Foundation

 

 

The Ontario Arts Foundation has a proven track record in managing endowment funds. Arts patrons have the assurance that their gifts will be effectively administered now and in the years to come.  

The Foundation works closely with patrons to establish endowments to create awards and scholarships. These endowments reflect the interests of patrons and their creative approaches to supporting the arts.

Over $3 million in income has been paid out in support of the arts from funds established by individuals.

•     Louis Applebaum Composers Award

•     Laura Ciruls Painting Fund

•     Virginia and Myrtle Cooper Award in Costume Design

•     William and Mary Corcoran Craft Awards

•     K.M. Hunter Artist Awards

•     Douglas James Dales Fund

•     Christopher Dedrick Fund

•     Paul de Hueck and Norman Walford Career Achievement Awards

•     Hal Jackman Fund

•     Mary Jolliffe Award for Senior Arts Administrators 

•     Hugh D. McKellar Fund

•     Ontario Arts Foundation Artist Educator Award

•     Orford String Quartet Fund

•     Christina and Louis Quilico Awards

•     Ruth & Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Awards

•     Tafelmusik, Horst Dantz and Don Quick Endowed Fund

•     Tim Sims Encouragement Fund Award

•     Le Fonds Héritage Richard - Vaillancourt Legacy Fund

•     Gina Wilkinson Prize for an Emerging Female Director

•     Wuchien Michael Than Fund

 

Donor Testimonial:
Wuchien Michael Than

Persistence and Passion:  A Donor's Story

The Wuchien Michael Than Foundation Fund was established by Michael Than in partnership with the Ontario Arts Foundation in 2013. Funding began in 2013 and contributions continue to grow the fund and support a granting program. Michael Than created the Fund to help create opportunities for the creation, development of Asian-Canadian theatre and to develop new works by Asian-Canadian playwrights.

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