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.
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.