Windsor Endowment for the Arts (WEA) and Mayor’s Arts Awards temporarily on-hold in response to COVID-19
Today, as part of the ongoing response to COVID-19, the Windsor Endowment for the Arts (WEA) and the City of Windsor have agreed to postpone the 2020 WEA awards and grants celebration, as well as the Windsor Mayor’s Arts Awards.
Summary of Adjustments
The May 31, 2020 WEA and Windsor Mayor’s Arts Awards celebration at the Capitol Theatre has been cancelled
Applications for WEA awards and grants will continue to be accepted until the March 31, 2020 deadline
Applications for the Windsor Mayor’s Arts Awards will continue to be accepted until the March 31, 2020 deadline
When a new celebration date is confirmed, both programs will re-open the application window for a period of two months in advance of the ceremony date
Applications submitted between January to March 2020 will remain eligible and do not need to be re-submitted, unless applicants choose to revise their original application
For the WEA grants, applicants are not required to use the grant funds this year, and can seek funding for projects taking place in 2021 or 2022
Both the Windsor Endowment for the Arts, and the City of Windsor are committed to ensuring the safety, health and well-being of the creative community, and the broader community of Windsor-Essex. We wish to ensure that local artists and arts organizations are able to focus on their work, their businesses and their families during this evolving situation. We will provide updates on these programs in the future, and as new information becomes available.
Please visit www.wea-arts.com, www.citywindsor.ca, and www.citywindsor.ca/covid-19 for the latest information.