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 2018 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.