Join Mano/Ramo

MANO/RAMO is only as strong as its membership – we provide a unified and cohesive voice that represents the needs and priorities of our members. Join MANO/RAMO today to be part of the evolution of the media arts sector at a critical time for the cultural economy.

Dur­ing this crit­i­cal stage of orga­ni­za­tion­al devel­op­ment, MANO/RAMO is con­duct­ing exten­sive mem­ber out­reach to strength­en our abil­i­ty to pro­vide ser­vices to the media arts sec­tor in Ontario. By join­ing and becom­ing involved in MANO/RAMO, you will be active­ly con­tribut­ing to the vital­i­ty of the sec­tor. Our voice is your voice – get involved today!

Our annu­al mem­ber­ship fee is grad­u­ated to ensure acces­si­bil­ity for even the small­est of bud­gets, rang­ing from $30-$150. We are also con­sid­er­ing appli­ca­tions from orga­ni­za­tions that do not have the bud­get to pay artist fees but are look­ing for sup­port in reach­ing this goal (ratio­nale required).

By join­ing MANO/RAMO, you will receive the fol­low­ing ben­e­fits:

  • Net­work­ing with a com­mu­ni­ty of media arts orga­ni­za­tions across the province;
  • Infor­ma­tion about ongo­ing advo­ca­cy ini­tia­tives and ways to get involved;
  • Updates on changes to provin­cial arts leg­is­la­tion that affect your work and fund­ing;
  • News about arts coun­cil poli­cies, ini­tia­tives, and devel­op­ments;
  • Pos­si­ble trav­el sub­sidy oppor­tu­ni­ties to the bi-annu­al IMAA nation­al con­fer­ence;
  • Pos­si­ble trav­el and reg­is­tra­tion fee sub­si­dies to MANO/RAMO bi-annu­al con­fer­ence;
  • Sup­port with mak­ing con­nec­tions to orga­ni­za­tions you wish to part­ner with, receive men­tor­ship from, or build rela­tion­ships with;
  • Input into rais­ing the pro­file of media arts activ­i­ties to audi­ences and the gen­er­al pub­lic;
  • Input into the direc­tion of the orga­ni­za­tion;
  • An oppor­tu­ni­ty to build a strong, resourced, well-fund­ed and vibrant sec­tor that has the capac­i­ty for con­tin­ued growth!

The 2020 Mem­ber­ship Dues are as fol­lows:

a. $30 for bud­gets less than $50,000
b. $50 for bud­gets between $50,000 to $150,000
c. $80 for bud­gets between $150,000 to $400,000
d. $150 for bud­gets over $400,00

To become a mem­ber, please fill the mem­ber­ship appli­ca­tion form below and a mem­ber of our team will con­tact you with fur­ther details.