Toronto Arts Council (TAC)
Grants of $10,000 to Ontario individual artists in eligible regions for artistic guidance in a range of disciplines. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to provide career development assistance to artists who are new to the area. The goal of the program is to support the integration and inclusion of newcomer and refugee artists in Toronto, and to offer newcomer and refugee artists the opportunity to be mentored in their chosen arts discipline.
A newcomer is defined as an immigrant or refugee who has lived in Canada for less than 7 years; a refugee is a person who was forced to leave their home country and is now located in Canada. The mentorship application is submitted by the newcomer artist with the mentor as the co-applicant. Both the applicant and the mentor must identify as professional artists.
A professional artist is:
GrantWatch ID#: 185099
The total grant is $10,000.
- $5,000 is paid directly to the newcomer or refugee artist
- $5,000 is paid directly to the mentor.
Mentorships may not start before July 1, 2020. All mentorship activities must be completed by June 30, 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://tac.smartsimple.ca/
Rupal Shah, Strateic Programs Manager
416-392-6802 x 209
Toronto Arts Council
200-26 Grand Trunk Crescent
Toronto, Ontario M5J 3A9
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