Type of Program:
The Playwrights Program provides support to playwrights for the writing of stage plays. There are two levels of support available: Level one for new or emerging playwrights with little or no prior history of production and Level two for mid-career or senior playwrights with a history of professional production.
Comments on Funding:
Funding is a fix amount of $4,000 for Level one and $8,000 for Level two.
A TAC Accessibility grant will provide up to a maximum of $5,000 towards accessibility costs for artists incurred during the project.
Applicants who are Deaf or have a disability and need support to complete their grant applications can apply for funds to cover the costs of assistance from Application Support Service Providers. Up to $500 is available per eligible applicant in each calendar year.
When It Ends:
Intake opens two to three months before the submission deadline
June 15, 2022
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.
The Playwrights Program assessment process is blind, meaning peer assessors are not given access to applicant names and resumes. To maintain anonymity, applicants must not identify themselves in the project description and support material sections of the application. Failure to comply may result in disqualification.
Applicants must submit:
- 1an application,
- 2a sample of writing from the proposed project.
Program Guidelines will become available 3 months prior to the grant deadline.
Other Things to Note:
Program guidelines will be added approximately 3 months before the deadline date.