Call for Proposals:

Production, and Development Grants

Ed Video’s grant program supports media art creators by granting no-cost access to our equipment and education resources. These grants may not be used for corporate work, educational projects, promotional videos, or work done for individuals or community groups. 
Projects must have a strong artistic component to qualify, and all projects must adhere to the spirit and terms of Ed Video's Code of Conduct. It is important to Ed Video’s mandate to offer support which encourages a diversity of perspectives, abilities, and voices. Artists of all experience levels are encouraged to apply.
Projects may take any form including, but not limited to; short or feature film, documentary, podcasts, experimental video, performance, installation, animation, etc.
These are not cash awards.
Please read all information below before applying! Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Apply to grants through this form

Information about these Grants
i) Applications may be submitted at any time and will be considered as they are received.

ii) You may apply for one project at a time.
iii) You may apply for up to three grants per project. If applying again, demonstrate significant progress from your first grant.
iv) Production grant recipients may include access to Ed Video workshops or training as part of their request
viii) Please allow at least 10 business days for us to review and respond to your application. 

Eligibility of Applicants and Projects
i) Applicant must be the primary creative force of the project (e.g. Director)
ii) Applicant must be 18 years of age or older
iii) Open to Ontario residents in Brant, Dufferin, Halton, Hamilton-Wentworth, Peel, Waterloo and Wellington Counties/Regions
iv) Productions must occur within the boundaries covered under Ed Video’s insurance
v) The applicant must own all rights to the work they are creating
vi) The project must adhere to Ed Video’s Mandate, Vision and Code of Conduct.

All applications will be reviewed by a volunteer jury that may include Ed Video staff, board members, and community members, projects will be assessed on the following criteria, as demonstrated in the application: feasibility of the project, relevance of the project to the grant category, impact of the grant on the career or development of the applicant, impact of the project on the community of which the artist is a part of.
The number of times an applicant has accessed the grant program, and the progress demonstrated in those program cycles, may also be considered.
You may be asked to submit additional information or materials if the jury finds any section of the application unclear.

Membership Requirements/Terms and Conditions
i) Grants are subject to our standard rental procedures, policies and requirements. Violating these will result in the instant revocation of the grant award.
ii) Applicants may request to include the cost of membership in their application.
iii) Current and lapsed members must be in good standing (no balance owed on previous rentals or membership fees) to apply.
iv) Grants may not be applied to any rentals or use which occured before the grant was awarded, or to any use other than the project described in the application.

Please contact for more information, or with questions. Questions about the awards and the application process are welcome!