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 70 million visitors and generated earned revenues of over $235 million for applicant organizations.

Is your organization next?

Initiatives funded
70+ million
Visitors attracted
$47+ million
$235+ million
Revenue generated
Next Application Deadline:
September / Septembre 9, 2022

Recently Approved Event Applications



May: Art openings, live performances, festivals and more!

Hello OCAF Colleagues! I’m Diane Obam Dallaire and I’ve been pleased to serve as an OCAF board member for the past three years or so. In my volunteer life I’ve […]

April: film festivals, exhibits, public art, theatre and music throughout Ontario

  Aaniin, Bonjour, Hello! My name is Emily Trottier and it’s been an honour to serve as a member for OCAF board for the past three years. I get excited […]

March: Public Art, Theatre, Music and more!

Hello everyone! I’m Barb Kuker and I’m pleased to serve on the OCAF board as its Windsor representative. I have been involved with arts and cultural tourism for many years, […]