Call for Submissions
The City of Toronto invites non-profit or charitable organizations to submit proposals to StreetARToronto (StART), a pro-active grant program designed to revitalize and engage communities through street and mural art.
Application deadline: April 30, 2012.
For program guidelines and application information please visit www.toronto.ca/streetart
StreetARToronto is a new, pro-active grant program originating out of the City of Toronto's Graffiti Management Plan and administered by the Public Realm Section of the Transportation Services Division. The overall mission is to counteract graffiti vandalism by developing, supporting, promoting and increasing awareness of street art and its indispensable role to add beauty and character to neighbourhoods across the city. StART will provide up to $20,000 seed funding for partnership projects that meet key objectives including revitalizing communities, counteracting graffiti, engaging emerging or established local arts and help develop "creative placemaking".
Successful applicants will have an opportunity to have their work supported and promoted by StART's ongoing commitment to making Toronto a more attractive place for citizens and visitors.
Specifically, the City is interested in partnering on projects that:
Applicants must be incorporated non-profit or charitable organizations operating in the City of Toronto. Individual artists and artist collectives are encouraged to apply through a not-for profit sponsor.
Funds from StART can only be used for artists that are City of Toronto residents, though collaboration with local, national or international artists is permitted.
Full program information and application forms are available at
Lilie Zendel firstname.lastname@example.org 416-392-0855
Manager, StreetARToronto (StART)