Application Process

The Application Process

  • The application form will be available by April 1, 2022 to apply for the May 15, 2022 deadline for presentations scheduled to occur after August 31, 2022.

Please review the following carefully before submitting your Grant Application.

Application Deadlines

January 15
May 15
September 15

  • Applications that are incomplete and/or not received by the deadline will not be processed.
  • The event for which funding is sought should take place no later than sixteen months after the Grant submission deadline.
  • Organizations are encouraged to apply for funding well in advance of the date.
  • Applicants will receive notification of funding decisions within eight weeks of the submission date.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applying organizations must be located in the geographic area defined as “The City of Kingston” AND have a City of Kingston address.
  • Organizations applying must be ‘not-for-profits’, registered charities, or collectives with a history of successful events.
  • Individual artists are NOT eligible for funding.
  • Applicants of a professional stature are expected to work in collaboration with Kingston arts and culture community organizations.
  • Queen’s University employees and groups submitting applications must show proof of collaboration with Kingston arts and culture groups and demonstrate a significant amount of community outreach beyond the university environment.

Priority Considerations

  • Applications that encourage a significant local audience component.
  • Collaborations amongst community groups.


  • Funding for successful grants goes directly to ‘The Isabel’, not to the recipient organization; payments are non-refundable.
  • Funded organizations will be required to acknowledge The Ballytobin Foundation by including its logo in all printed program and advertising material.

The Ballytobin Foundation looks forward to working in partnership with the community of Kingston, celebrating inspiring work by local artists in a unique cultural venue.


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