City of Kingston Arts Council Announces Grant Winners including CFRC

July 12, 2023

The Kingston Arts Council and the City of Kingston have announced the recipients of the 2023 City of Kingston Arts Fund (CKAF). 
CFRC 101.9 FM is one of the recipients of a CKAF project grant.  
CKAF will provide $15,000 for CFRC's Airwave YGK project running through 2023-24. Airwave YGK is a curated series of DJ, turntablism and experimental sound art workshops and performances enabling community members to learn and showcase the art, design and processes associated with creating electronic sound art.
An annual fund administered by KAC on behalf of the City of Kingston, CKAF provides operating and project grants to local arts organizations, collectives, and individual artists to first creativity at all levels and enrich how Kingston residents experience and engage with the arts.
12 Operating Grants and 16 Project Grants were awarded through the 2023 City of Kingston Arts Fund, for a total funding allocation of $619,345.

2023 Operating Grant Recipients

Agnes Etherington Art Centre | $75,000

Cantabile Choirs of Kingston | $29,534

Centre culturel Frontenac | $13,464

H’art Centre | $12,014

Kingston Canadian Film Festival | $48,457

Kingston Symphony Association | $71,250

Kingston WritersFest | $44,814

Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre | $53,818

Reelout Arts Project | $23,697

Single Thread Theatre Company | $10,000

Theatre Kingston | $38,007

Union Gallery | $13,487

See more information about the Operating Grant and the recipients here.

2023 Project Grant Recipients

Airwave YGK
CFRC 101.9FM | $15,000

Festival of Live Digital Art (FOLDA)
SpiderWebShow Performance | $13,500

The GroundUP Dance Festival 2024
Movement Market Collective | $12,267

Johnny's Dream
Amin Pourbarghi | $13,500

The Juvenis Festival
Blue Canoe Productions | $12,000

Kingston Baroque Festival
Kingston Baroque Consort | $5,558

Kingston's Got Talent!
Orchestra Kingston | $6,300

K-town Showdown Dance Battle 2023
Kingston School of Dance | $5,000

Melos Magnificats
Melos Choir & Period Instruments | $11,915

'Out of the City' African Arts Camp
Chaka Chikodzi | $11,620

PENTHEUS The second play in the City of Wine cycle
Salon Theatre | $10,500

Skeleton Park Arts Festival
Skeleton Park Arts Festival | $15,000

KPP Concerts | $15,000

Still Alive in Kingston
Jay Middaugh | $14,250

The Clearing
Marney McDiarmid | $10,320

The Gift
PeerLess Productions | $12,000

See more information about the Project Grant and the recipients here.