Arts Fund

Arts Fund Information:

The Kingston Community House invites individuals and/or groups from the Kingston community to apply for an arts project grant up to a maximum of $500. All events are to take place at the Kingston Community House, 99 York St. To apply for a grant, fill out an Arts Fund Application Form and submit it at the house. We also ask that you fill out an Arts Fund Budget Form to ensure the success of your event.

We have 3 meeting spaces you can use, all with different attributes. Tour the house and see what we have to offer. Call 613 542-1136 to arrange a viewing.

We’re here to assist in making your project a success. A committee member will be available to help you make the best use of our facility, assist in scheduling and even help find resources in our community.

All art forms will be considered: visual arts, poetry & writing, drama, textiles, dance, film, songwriting and music, plus any collaborations. Types of Projects: entertainment or performance (music, theatre, film) and/or educational programs (lectures, workshops, film, theatre) and/or skills development workshops, hands on activities, art lessons, demonstrations)

What are acceptable expenditures? Please see the budget worksheet for a list. Capital purchases are unacceptable. Successful applicants may augment their budgets by: charging a fee, charging admission at the door, or collecting donations. A fundraising event is ineligible for this grant.

Selection Process: Please forward your application to We may have a few questions about the project so a phone discussion with you may be appropriate. The selection committee will review applications promptly and let you know the result within 10 days.

Final Report: Following your project we will send an Event Report form for you to complete. Details include attendance, your own assessment, feedback, and hopefully, pictures from the event.