Amount:

No Fixed Amount

Type of Program:

Grant


Description:

Toronto Arts Council’s Music Creation & Audio Recording program offers grants to practicing professional artists to assist them in the writing and production of their original music. This program will support new work in any/all genres of music.

Artists may apply to one of three categories for funding: Creation, Recording - Demo/EP or Recording - Full-Length.  

Comments on Funding:

Funding for the Creation category is up to $5,000.
Funding for the Recording - Demo/EP category is up to $4,000.
Funding for the Recording - Full-Length category is up to $10,000.

A TAC Accessibility grant will provide up to a maximum of $5,000 towards accessibility costs for artists incurred during the project. 


When It Ends:

Intake opens two to three months before the submission deadline

Deadline:

September 6, 2022

Eligibility:

Applicant must:

  • Canadian Citizens, or Permanent Residents (Landed Immigrants), or have an application pending for Permanent Resident status, or be a Protected Person (approved refugee claimant) and, if requested, be able to provide documentation to verify this.
  • a current resident of the City of Toronto who has lived in the City for at least one year prior to making this application.
  • a professional artist who has maintained an independent practice for at least one year. TAC defines a professional artist as someone who has completed her/his basic training (not necessarily at a formal educational institution).

Applications Steps:

1

Applicants must register to Toronto Arts Council's online grant application system and submit their applications during the intake period.
Programs are open to receive applications two to three months before the submission deadline. Applications remain available until 11:59:59 PM of the published deadline date.

Documentation Needed:

Program guidelines will be added approximately 3 months before the deadline date.

Other Things to Note:

Projects involving Deaf artists and artists with disabilities may apply for an additional TAC grant (up to $5,000) by completing the Accessibility Expenses section of the application and including the requisite information in their budget.

Program Contact:

Grant Programs - TAC

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