• Non-profit Professional Arts Training Institutes

    Since 2008, IO has partnered with Non-Profit Professional Arts Training Institutions to help provide access to affordable financing for capital investments. 


    Non-Profit Professional Arts Training Institutes in Ontario that meet the following criteria may apply for an IO Loan for capital expenditures

    • The Institution's principle purpose must be to provide professional study or training in the arts
    • The Institution must have an educational component that is eligible for funding by the Province of Ontario Council for the Arts.

    For more information on eligibility requirements, please see the program guidelines. (PDF)

    Eligible Projects 

    IO loans can be used for investment, construction or renovation of any owned capital asset, including:

    • Facility expansion, renovation, retrofit or acquisition
    • Accessibility improvements

    Rates and Terms  

    IO’s lending rates provide equitable access to affordable financing for all clients. Please contact your Relationship Manager for today’s rate information. Non-profit Professional Arts Training Institutes may select repayment terms of 5 to 20 years, to match the life of the capital asset.

    For More Information  

    Contact one of our regional account managers today for any questions about the Loan Program.