The Indigenous Visual Artist Materials (IVAM) program supports Ontario-based Indigenous artists working in the visual arts, crafts, or traditional/customary art forms to create artwork. The Inuit Art Foundation is an official recommender for this grant and strongly encourages all Inuit visual artists to apply.
Inuit artists wishing to apply should submit their application to the Inuit Art Foundation through Nova, the Ontario Arts Council’s grant application system.
As part of the IAF’s mission to expand opportunities for Inuit artists, it only recommends Inuit artists for funding. First Nations and Métis artists are also eligible for the program and can apply through the following recommender organizations on the Ontario Arts Council Recommenders list.