2019 Sheilas Application Guidelines

Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation Annual Facilitation Grant Program

Grants of $2000 to $10,000 are made available annually to New Brunswick based visual arts organizations or collectives to support one of a kind projects aimed at fostering new initiatives in the province of New Brunswick. They are awarded on the recommendation of independent assessment panels who review all information submitted in this application.

2019 Focus

In 2019, SHMF will consider proposals from organizations and collectives seeking to enhance the careers of NB artists through exhibitions. A top priority of NB artists is to achieve a wider exposure throughout the province, across the country and internationally. The 2019 Sheila grants aim to assist arts organizations with enhancing the presentation, curation, documentation, and promotion of contemporary work. With the firm belief that the arts community flourishes through consultative, creative and collaborative exchange, SHMF will be selecting projects that demonstrate a clearly articulated vision, identify a target community and propose a cost effective program.

Preference will be given to groups that present innovative approaches to supporting the visual arts community.


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Submission deadline: 12pm January 25, 2019. No late submissions will be accepted.

Please download application form – PDF (307 KB)