It’s our 25th Anniversary! OCAF is proud to have supported over 900 events, festivals and exhibitions across more than 150 Ontario communities since 1999, attracting over 91 million attendees!

A Unique Investment Program For Extraordinary Events

OCAF provides Ontario cultural organizations with investment to increase cultural tourism, revenue, economic growth and job creation.

What Is Culture Without a Crowd?

Economic and Cultural Impact

Since 1999, OCAF-funded events have made significant contributions to Ontario cultural organizations.

OCAF-funded events have attracted over 90 million visitors and generated earned revenues of over $300 million for applicant organizations.

Is your organization next?


Events funded

$86+ million


91+ million

Visitors attracted

$300+ million

Event revenue generated

Next Stage 2 Deadline:

September 13, 2024

Ongoing and Upcoming Events


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