City of Niagara Falls Allister Young Arts & Culture Endowment Fund Deadline Approaching

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$1000 available for eligible artist!

Niagara Falls, ON, January 28, 2016 - The City of Niagara Falls Arts & Culture Committee invite eligible and interested artists to apply to the Allister Young Arts & Culture Endowment Fund.

In 1997, Mr. Allister Young donated a 1932 Ford Roadster to the then Arts and Culture Commission. The car was raffled off and the money raised from the sale of tickets was used to establish an Arts and Culture Endowment Fund to support artistic development.

Applicants must be at least 16 years old, a resident of Niagara Falls, and be an active artist in any creative arts field. Please note that high school students must in their graduating year.

Applicants are not required to be students.To apply, applicants must submit a resume with a digital portfolio, video, or examples of written or performance work, a written artist statement and statement of intention.

The annual deadline for submissions is March 15th of each year.

One award of $1000 will be awarded to one individual per year.

Application forms, an online application and the applicable policy are available online at
 and from the Recreation & Culture Department, at the MacBain Community Centre, 7150 Montrose Road, Niagara Falls.

For more information, contact:

Clark Bernat
Manager, Museums & Culture
Phone: 905-358-5082

Posted on: 1/28/2016 14:15 PM - Category: Media Releases