Important Application Information: COVID-19

The Shevchenko Foundation has suspended the grant deadline. You may apply for funding assistance at anytime, until March 31, 2021. Please read our Grant Deadline Statement.

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COVID-19 Relief Grant

The Shevchenko Foundation has unveiled a new, limited-time COVID-19 Relief funding initiative to support small not-for-profit community organizations as well as individuals working in the arts and culture sector during this pandemic.

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The Shevchenko Foundation Grants Program supports the preservation and promotion of Ukrainian Canadian cultural heritage and the development of a flourishing Ukrainian community for the enrichment of Canada.

The Shevchenko Foundation fulfills its mandate by disbursing grants to organizations, groups and individuals in support of Ukrainian Canadian cultural development in four areas: Arts, Community Development, Heritage, and Education.

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Grants For Artists

Arts Program grants are available to individuals and organizations alike in the fields of dance, music, literary arts, media arts, theatre, and visual arts.

Community Projects Grants

Community Development Program grants are available to organizations and individuals for national and local festivals, community concert events, and community development projects.

Heritage Program Grants

Heritage Program grants support individuals, groups, organizations and institutions to collect, study, and preserve materials and intellectual heritage of Ukrainian life in Canada.

Education Program Grants

Education Program grants are available to individuals, collectives, organizations, and educational and scholarly institutions for the development and advancements of the teaching of Ukrainian and Ukrainian Canadian Studies, and the teaching of the Ukrainian language. It also provides bursaries and scholarships for graduate and undergraduate students.

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