Youth Arts Grants

The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation Youth Grant in the Arts

One grant is presented to a graduating high school student entering university or college in one of the following programmes: literary arts, visual arts, or performing arts.

Value: $2,000

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The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation is a private Windsor foundation that supports institutions and organizations of Jewish education, religion, scholarship, culture and values. The Foundation also supports local projects that benefit the physical, spiritual and cultural needs of all Windsor residents.

Eligibility Criteria

All applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for funding:

  • The applicant must be a high school student who is graduating in the current school year or who has graduated in the past two years and will pursue a post-secondary education in the arts.
  • The applicant currently lives in Windsor or Essex County
  • The applicant can show evidence of recognition of their work, and participation in school or community arts programs;
  • The applicant has completed some art training, either through a school arts program or a process of self-study, and can show continued commitment to his or her artistic development such as ongoing education, participation in workshops or seminars, and/or involvement in the local arts community.

* The grant recipient must show proof of enrolment in a post-secondary institution to receive the grant funds.
Individuals that meet the eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply.

Link to ONLINE Application coming January 2020

Grants Selection Process

All grants are awarded by a jury. The decisions of this jury are final.

Jury Members

All jurors are individuals recognized for the knowledge, skill, and expertise they bring to their fields. The Board of Directors of Windsor Endowment for the Arts is responsible for their selection. The identity of the jurors will be made public at the Awards and Grants Ceremony.

Confidentiality

Personal information submitted by the applicants and discussions pertaining to the applicants’ submissions are held in strict confidentiality.

The Eric Jackman Youth Grant in the Arts

One grant is presented to a Grade 11 or Grade 12 high school student who completes a summer internship at a local arts-related business or organization. WEA will arrange for the internship through our connections with local artists and arts organizations.

The purpose of this grant is to introduce the student to the “art of business and the business of art” by providing an opportunity for him/her to gain valuable experience in an area of future study or work.

Value: $1,000 upon completion of the internship

2018 Recipient: Corinne Garrett

Through volunteerism and philanthropy, Dr. Eric Jackman has dedicated his life to answering the needs of Canadian society, touching the lives of many. A renowned psychologist who served as Chancellor of the University of Windsor for eight years, Dr. Jackman has been involved with numerous communities, cultural and educational organizations.

Eligibility Criteria

  • All applicants must be in Grade 11 or Grade 12.
  • The applicant must be at least 16 years of age as of May 1st, 2020.
  • The applicant currently lives in Windsor or Essex County
  • The applicant can show evidence of recognition of their work, and participation in school or community arts programs;
  • The applicant has completed some art training, either through a school arts program or a process of self-study, and can show continued commitment to his or her artistic development such as ongoing education, participation in workshops or seminars, and/or involvement in the local arts community.
  • Is eligible to work in Ontario
  • Can provide transportation to and from the work place
  • Individuals that meet the eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply.
Link to ONLINE Application coming January 2020

Grants Selection Process

All grants are awarded by a jury. The decisions of this jury are final.

Jury Members

All jurors are individuals recognized for the knowledge, skill, and expertise they bring to their fields. The Board of Directors of Windsor Endowment for the Arts is responsible for their selection. The identity of the jurors will be made public at the Awards and Grants Ceremony.

Confidentiality

Personal information submitted by the applicants and discussions pertaining to the applicants’ submissions are held in strict confidentiality.

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