February 15

Annual Operating Program for Professional Arts Organizations

ArtsNL is now accepting applications for the Annual Operating Program for Professional Arts Organizations (AOPPAO), available to professional not-for-profit arts organizations. Application deadline: Friday, February 15, 2019 (For annual organizational operations starting on/after April 15, 2019 to April 14, 2020)

November 16

MusicNL Week 2018 Travel Subsidy

Travel subsidies will be available for all MusicNL members supporting them to attend MusicNL Week 2018 up to a maximum of 50%.

March 15

Deadline Reminder: Arts NL Grants ( Mar 15)

UPCOMING DEADLINE REMINDER: Professional Project Grants Program (Spring 2018)     ArtsNL is now accepting applications for the Professional Project Grants Program (available to professional individual artists and groups. Grants support projects related to creation, production, and travel costs, etc.)   Application deadline: Thursday, March 15, 2018 (Projects must start on/after May 15, 2018)   Please visit http://www.nlac.ca/grants/index.htm for an … Continued

December 15


The BMO Winterset Award was established to honour the memory of Sandra Fraser Gwyn, award-winning social historian who died in Toronto on May 26, 2000. An ardent advocate and promoter of Newfoundland and Labrador culture, she was granted an honorary degree from Memorial University, made a member of ArtsNL’s Hall of Honour, and an Officer … Continued

November 30


CITY OF ST. JOHN’S GRANT APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE ONLINE  Applications to City of St. John’s Grants programs must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 30, 2017.   For more information on Grants to Artists and Arts Organizations, Special Events and Festivals Grants, and other grants programs, please see the City’s website at http://stjohns.ca/living-st-johns/your-city/city-grants, or … Continued

January 31

FACTOR: Artist Development / Juried Sound Recording

As of the next Artist Development and Juried Sound Recording deadline on January 31, 2019 - new applicants submitting Applicant Profiles and Artist Profiles for review may do so at any time, including the same day you submit your project application. To do so, complete only the Mandatory Information section of the Artist Profile. You do not need to complete the Additional Information section of the Artist Profile to get the General Artist Rating.

August 4

2017 MusicNL Award Show Production Request for Proposals

  To Whom It May Concern, MusicNL is seeking the services of a production company for their 2017 Award Show to be held Sunday, October 15th at the new St. John’s Convention Centre. Load-in and set-up will commence 8:00 am on Saturday, October 14th and continue throughout that day and night until completion (including back … Continued


Statoil ArtsSmarts scholarship returns for a third year FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2017 (St. John’s, NL) – Statoil has renewed its partnership with ArtsNL in support of the ArtsSmarts grant program and will award the Statoil ArtsSmarts Scholarship for a third year. The scholarship was established as part of Statoil’s ongoing commitment to arts … Continued

July 26

FUNDING: Artist Development

This funding supports artists in all stages of project development from creation to marketing. Diverse artists and genres in demos, EP's, full-length sound recordings, marketing and promotion materials are eligible.


This touring funding is designed to assist export-ready, independent artist development outside of the province; to increase awareness locally, nationally and internationally of provincially produced music as an art form and as a viable industry