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Brampton Arts Council - Great Links!
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Please note, most of the links will take you to a web page outside of the Brampton Arts Council web site.
DANCE      FILM      HERITAGE      MUSIC      THEATRE       WRITERS    VISUAL ARTS

BRAMPTON COMMUNITY

 
 

DANCE

FILM

HERITAGE

MUSIC

THEATRE

  • Actors Organizer, The -TheatreBooks comprehensive industry guide with resources and links for theatres, businesses, trainers, and casting services.
  • Canadian Actor Online - A not-for-profit website mandated to list, organize and link to every legitimate information and business resource that can help Canadian actors throughout their career. Interactive site with bulletin boards, online discussions and helpful resources for the beginning and experienced actor.
  • Canlearn Interactive- Good links to Canadian theatre training institutions. Website offers occupation lists (based on Statistics Canada), virtual career counsellor, student planner and link to Canadian colleges & universities or schools who offer training in specific career.
  • Cultural Careers Council Ontario (CCCO) - Website features career research, profiles, employment and training information for the arts, heritage and cultural industries.
  • Peterson's - a division of Thomson Learning - Good links to theatre training institutions- a guide to U.S. colleges and universities. Search engine links subject/career with college & university programs.
  • Rose Theatre Academy, The - provides opportunities to expand imagination and creativity. It has a rich history in Shakespeare, musical, and contemporary theatre and is facilitated by its own in-house professional theatre company. The Rose Theatre Academy is committed to Brampton’s entertainment and artistic development. Their projects include The Flower City Theatre Festival, which is the umbrella name for the annual Shakespeare in the Square Festival and the Main Stage and Studio Series’ at the Rose Theatre Brampton.
  • Toronto Association of Acting Studios (TAAS) - Where you find recognized teachers and quality instruction in Toronto for all your performing needs.
  • Theatre Ontario - Theatre Ontario encourages and promotes theatre throughout Ontario through the administration of theatre training programs; acts as resource centre to coordinate and improve the quality of information on the theatre through career counselling, publications and newsletters, and advocacy work with governments on behalf of Ontario’s theatre community.

VISUAL ARTS

 

WRITERS

 

PUBLICITY

 
FUNDRAISING
  • CANADIAN CENTRE FOR PHILANTHROPY - CCP provides a number of resources to aid organizations in their fundraising efforts.The site includes an example of an Ethical Fundraising and Financial Accountability Code and access to research and data on the not-for-profit sector in Canada.There are five separate websites run by the organization, each providing information, research and data in a specific field such as fundraising, volunteer management and nonprofit statistics.An online Directory to Foundations is available for an annual fee.
  • Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent on Records (FACTOR)- This organization supports the growth and development of an independent Canadian recording industry. It provides grants to assist Canadian recording artists and songwriters to produce CD’s and videos of their work, and supports tours, record labels, distributors, recording studios, video production companies, producers, engineers, and directors. The site has information about the grant programs and downloadable application forms.
 
GOVERNMENT GRANTS
  • BRAMPTON AND AREA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION - The BACF funds projects that contribute to the community’s growing needs for artistic, cultural, recreational, educational, environmental, health and social service-related programs. The website has descriptions of all of its granting programs, including criteria for grants, deadlines and downloadable copies of the application forms.
  • CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS - The Canada Council provides grants to companies and individuals in Dance, Media Arts, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts and Writing and Publishing. It also has sections which focus on Inter-Arts, Aboriginal Arts, Equity issues and an Outreach program. The website has descriptions of all of its granting programs, including criteria for grants, deadlines and downloadable copies of the application forms.
  • CANADIAN HERITAGE, DEPT. OF - Provides grants in a variety of areas. For performing arts organizations the most commonly accessed program is the Arts Presenters Program and for heritage organizations it is the Museums Assistance Program. However, there are a number of other granting programs that may be appropriate for specific projects. The website offers criteria for grants, deadlines and downloadable applications forms.
  • CANADIAN INDEPENDENT FILM & VIDEO FUND - A granting body which supports the independent producers to develop and produce films, videos or interactive digital new media programs in a variety of subject areas using the formats of documentary, docu-drama, drama and animation to inform, educate and/or instruct. The website offers information, criteria and downloadable application form for CIFVF grants, FAQs about applying for support, a directory to non-theatrical distributers, and a links page which lists funding sources, training programs and other resources
  • CULTURAL HUMAN RESOURCES COUNCIL - Offers grants for internships in the cultural sector through the Youth Internship Program. Application forms are available online. Also provides research and resources on personnel management on the website, including studies on issues such as compensation for cultural managers. Has online publication called HR Tools and Best Practices which offers practical guides on Job Descriptions; Recruiting the Right People; Coaching, Mentoring and Succession Planning; Managing Employee Performance; Dealing with Challenge and Conflict; and Termination of Employment. These guides can be downloaded from the site.
  • FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE, DEPT. OF - Grants for touring other countries and bringing in potential buyers to see arts and heritage events in Canada are available through this federal department. Grants available alter from discipline to discipline. The site also includes papers on Canada’s policy on culture, and contact information for cultural attach­­és in Canadian embassies and consulates around the world.
  • HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT CANADA - Provides some grants related to training workers, but does not specialize in the arts and heritage sector. The program most often used by arts and heritage groups is the Summer Work Experience program which will provide not-for-profit organizations with the full salary for a summer student position. The website has brief descriptions of the programs it operates and funds, but generally refers you to the local HRDC office for further details.
  • ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL - The OAC provides grants to organizations and individuals in Dance, Literature (Writing & Publishing), Music, Theatre, Visual Arts & Media Arts & Crafts. It also has sections which focus on Multidisciplinary Arts, Aboriginal Arts, Arts Education, Community Arts, Franco-Ontario Arts and Touring. The website offers details on the grant programs, criteria, deadlines and downloadable application forms.
  • ONTARIO MINISTRY OF CULTURE - Provides some grants related to training workers, but does not specialize in the arts and heritage sector. The program most often used by arts and heritage groups is the Summer Work Experience program which will provide not-for-profit organizations with the full salary for a summer student position. The website has brief descriptions of the programs it operates and funds, but generally refers you to the local HRDC office for further details.
  • ONTARIO TRILLIUM FOUNDATION - The Ontario Trillium Foundation distributes its funding to charities and not-for-profits through two granting programs: Community and Province-Wide. Within those programs, funding is allocated in four sectors: Arts and Culture, Environment, Sports and Recreation, and Human and Social Services. he website has descriptions of all of its granting programs, including criteria for grants, deadlines and downloadable copies of the application forms.
 

Umbrella Arts Organizations -other resources

 

COMMUNITY ARTS ONTARIO

 
     

INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS

 

Karin Baines - The Glaze Craze

Conrad Mieschke
 

Karen Clouter - K*Macs Krafts

Rob Pennman - The Pennman Illustrations
 

Laurie Cowan - The Pottery Painting Place

Janice Read (nee Stephenson)
  Lynden Cowan D. Scott Taylor
  Sharon Foster - Glass Crush Steve Wilson
  Allison Lewis RON MARTIN MAGIC
  Simon Fraser MacDonald DAN MCVEIGH - SINGER/SONGWRITER
     
   
 

 

 

 

 
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