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Awards / Bursaries


Nomination for the Governor General's History Awards

Deadline: July 15, 2017

The Governor General’s History Awards are Canada’s top honours in the field of history and heritage. They celebrate the very best in Canadian achievements to ensure our national past has a vibrant presence in our society today. Nominate a candidate for any of the Governor General’s History Awards here

#CreateMoreFund Contest

Deadline: September 5, 2017

Creemore Springs is giving away $30,000 to fund your next big project. For a chance to win, tell us your story using #CreateMoreFund. Learn More

2017 OAAG Awards

Deadline: June 30, 2017 

The Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG) is accepting nominations for the 2017 OAAG Awards. This is a chance for members to submit their most outstanding work for the chance to win a 2017 OAAG Award. Learn More

CBC Poetry Prize

Deadline: May 31, 2017

The winner receives $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, have their story published in Air Canada enRoute magazine and will have the opportunity to attend a 10-day writing residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Four finalists will receive $1,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts and have their story published on CBC Books. Learn More


Coming soon

York Region Arts Council, YRAC

1310 Kerrisdale Blvd., Unit 200
Newmarket, ON. L3Y 7B3

Phone: 905-726-3278
Fax: 905-726-2788

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