Arts Unfold works with partnering communities to subsidize its projects. Two of its residencies, Naked State and Once Upon Water, have been subsidized up to 50%.
Artists are encouraged to apply for funding through their federal, provincial and municipal arts councils, and other sources. For example, artists in the province of Ontario in Canada can apply to residency and travel grants through Ontario Arts Council and Canada Council for the Arts. Some of these include: OAC National and International Residency grant, CCA International Residencies program and CCA Travel Grants to Professional Artists in the Visual Arts. Artists worldwide can apply to the various funding sources listed here: Res Artis funding sources by region and On the Move’s mobility funding by region.