News Alerts

Sep 01, 2020

Tuesday, September 1 Update In this eNews: Museums Assistance Program (MAP) - APPLY NOW OMA COVID-19 Survey - DEADLINE FRIDAY Minister Guilbeault in Arts Sector Townhall - September 1 Museums Assistance Program (MAP) Deadline Approaching! APPLY BY SEPTEMBER 11, 2020 From recent communications with MAP, the OMA wants members to be aware: Museums DO NOT have to be open currently No project is...

Aug 18, 2020

Tuesday, August 18 Update 5 Items for Your Attention! Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) - EXTENSION Museums Assistance Program (MAP) - APPLY NOW Ontario Arts Council (OAC) Response Initiative - LAUNCHED Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) Funding - APPLY NOW OMA COVID-19 Survey - SUBMIT TODAY Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) - Period 5 APPLICATIONS OPEN: AUGUST 17th, 2020 A reminder that...

Aug 06, 2020

Thursday, August 6 Update Recovery Funding from Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) Resilient Community Fund The Resilient Communities Fund is a one-time fund to support the non-profit sector recover and rebuild from the impacts emerging from COVID-19 so they can effectively meet the needs of communities across Ontario. OTF is investing in projects of eligible non-profit organizations to aid their...

Jul 20, 2020

Monday, July 20 Update Museums Assistance Program Emergency Assistance Update: Funding For Small Museums The Canadian Heritage portal for Museums Assistance Program Emergency Assistance has been updated to accept applications from small museums with budgets between $2,000 and $10,000. The Museums Assistance Program (MAP) - COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund for Heritage Organizations provides...

Jul 13, 2020

Monday, July 13 Update In this eNews Alert you will find: Premier Announces: Ontario Regions Enter Stage 3 Minister MacLeod Wants to Visit YOU! Scenario Planning Webinar July 14, 10am Recording: 7th Tele-Townhall with Ministers MacLeod and Rickford Premier Announces: Ontario Regions Enter Stage 3 Friday, July 17 Phase 2: Restart - Stage 3 Nearly All Businesses and Public Spaces to Reopen in Stage...

Jul 09, 2020

Thursday, July 9 Update In this eNews Alert you will find: Clarification on Municipal Museum Eligibility for Federal Funding Minister MacLeod Tele-Townhall July 13, 3pm Scenario Planning Webinar July 14, 10am Clarification on Municipal Museum Funding Eligibility In today's ONmuseums, the phrase "Municipal museums are also excluded from federal relief programs" referred specifically to federal...

Jun 22, 2020

Thursday, June 22 Update Toronto and Peel Regions Enter Stage 2 & New ICOM President In this eNews Alert you will find: Toronto and Peel Regions Enter Stage 2 New ICOM President Ontario Moving Toronto and Peel Region into Stage 2 Toronto, ON - Office of the Premier The Ontario government is allowing more businesses and services to open and getting more people back to work by moving the City...

Jun 18, 2020

Thursday, June 18 Update OMA Reopening Guidance Document & MAP Emergency Funding In this eNews Alert you will find: OMA Reopening Guid ance OMA Presents to S.C. on Finance and Economic Affairs MAP Emergency Funding - Apply Now! $25.7 million in new funding for national museums and the National Battlefields Commission Young Associates: Tipsheet: Navigating the CECRA Program OMA Reopening...

Jun 08, 2020

Monday, June 8 Update Ontario Museums Reopening In this eNews Alert you will find: Museums to reopen with restrictions in parts of Ontario Museums to Reopen with Restrictions in Parts of Ontario Today, the Ontario government announced that it is moving forward with a regional approach to Stage 2 of reopening the province. In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and local health...

May 08, 2020

Friday, May 8 Update COVID-19 and Ontario Museums In this eNews Alert you will find: Details of up to $500million in emergency support Emergency Support Fund for Cultural, Heritage and Sport Organizations Details announced of next steps to support the industry impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic Read the News Release HERE. The $500 million Emergency Support Fund will provide additional...