Program Guidelines Published: February 1, 2021
Applications Open: March 15, 2021
Deadline: April 19, 2021 at 4:30pm MT
The Original Peoples Investment Program (OPIP) supports the preservation and revitalization of First Nations/Métis/Inuit (FNMI) art through art-based projects that are supported and validated by FNMI artists, community, Elders, and Knowledge Keepers.
Artists and organizations may apply for up to $15,000 to cover almost any expense related to their project. Projects funded through this program should be completed by July 31, 2022.
Total funding available for this program is $550,000.
This program will be assessed by a peer committee in two streams:
Find out more including eligibility and a timeline here.