Guelph Arts Council announces deadline for GAC Youth Opportunities Award

GUELPH – The deadline for the Youth Opportunities Award, which is made possible through the Guelph Arts Council Youth Opportunities Fund at The Guelph Community Foundation is Nov. 15 at 5pm (paper application) or 11:59pm (online application).

The award’s terms of reference and application instructions are posted at

Local artists, not-for-profit groups, and youth are eligible to apply for programs that initiate, enhance or expand opportunities for children and youth under age 25 to experience or become engaged in the arts in Guelph or Wellington County.

The amount of the award(s) varies annually.

For 2019, up to $500 may be available for awarding to one or more applicants.

To review the applications and select the award recipient(s) each year, Guelph Arts Council appoints a volunteer award jury composed of community representatives, including arts professionals and youth. The awards are announced by the end of the year.

For more information about the Youth Opportunities Award and Guelph Arts Council visit, phone 519-836-3280, email or drop by 10C Shared Space, 42 Carden Street, Guelph.