Major Arts Festivals Operating Support Program

The Major Arts Festivals Operating Support program provides non-profit major arts festivals with operating grants up to a maximum of $90,000.00. The program supports festivals which employ Manitoba artists, provide opportunities for the public to experience the work of highly accomplished Manitoba artists, and contribute to local tourism and economic activity. Festivals can be provincial, national or international in scope, must have budgets in excess of $250,000.00, and must take place over a minimum of three consecutive days.

Program Guidelines and Application (PDF)

Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the program consultant before filling out an application. For more information, please contact:

Mr. Perry Grosshans
Publishing and Arts Consultant
Telephone: (204) 945-7581
Email: perry.grosshans@gov.mb.ca