Support to Northern Performers Grants

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This program provides grants for the development and promotion of Northwest Territories (NWT) performing arts and to assist NWT performing artists to participate in regional, national, and international public festivals and events.

This funding program is currently under review as part of the NWT Arts Strategy.

Available funding

Applicants are eligible for up to $15,000 in funding. 


The deadline to apply is March 31.


  • Performing artists
  • Organizations

How to apply

Before you apply download the application and guidelines. Make sure you or your organization are eligible. 

  1. Contact our office at
  2. Complete the application and prepare your supporting materials.
  3. Submit your completed application before the deadline.

To submit your application:

  • In person by appt: Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 5 pm 
  • Email:
  • Mail: Culture and Heritage, Education, Culture and Employment, Government of the Northwest Territories, P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2L9

Contact us

For questions about applying for a Northern Performers Grant email or phone 867-767-9347 ext. 71474.