The following activities are eligible through Sutaarutit:
Purchasing artistic materials and supplies, including hunting tools for gathering natural materials
Travel costs for gathering natural materials
Delivery costs for transporting or shipping artistic materials and supplies
The following activities are eligible through Iniqarvik and Tuuragaq:
Creating and developing artworks
Purchasing artistic materials and supplies
Training or mentorship opportunities to develop artistic skills
Marketing artwork to presenters or audiences
Participating in arts events such as art fairs or pop-ups
Developing an artist website or portfolio
Publishing or self-publishing written materials such as novels, essays, poetry, zines, etc.
How to Apply
Applications will be accepted by email, fax, mail and via oral submission in English, French, and Inuktut. All necessary translations will be provided by the IAF. See application forms for additional details.
This program is open to Inuit who are actively working in the arts. We encourage applicants from all disciplines and career levels, which makes this perfect for first time applicants. Eligibility varies by funding stream and applicants must meet the eligibility criteria. Please see the application forms for full eligibility details.
An external, all-Inuit Peer Assessment Committee whose members represent diverse fields and practices within the broader Inuit arts community will assess applications.
Interested in becoming a Peer Assessor for IAF programs? Apply today!
We want to help you be successful in getting funding for your art practice! Here are some helpful hints to help you with writing your application.
Ilisarniq Series: Applying for Kajungiqsaut Grants
Thursday, Feb. 2 from 2-3:30 pm ET
Join us on Thursday, February 2 to learn about how to apply to this program! IAF program officer Kyle Aleekuk will be in conversation with IAF Board member Michael Massie to discuss everything you need to know about how to apply:
Who is eligible
Options for submission
Guidance for filling out the application form
What kind of support materials are required
Selection criteria and process
Questions? For more information and assistance please contact:
647.498.7717 ext. 115
Translation will be arranged for inquiries or requests in Inuktut. Please allow for extra time for staff responding to questions or making arrangements to speak directly with a translator.
We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.