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Grant to Quebec Nonprofits, Artists, and Groups
for the Production of New Jazz Works

Jazz Creation Grants

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Conseil des arts de Montreal (CAM)

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Grants of $5,000 to Quebec individual artists, collectives, and nonprofit organizations in eligible locations to develop, produce, and present works in the field of jazz. First-time applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended for the creation, production, and dissemination of a forthcoming jazz work and to support the career of an artist, collective, or nonprofit organization in Montreal. One of the grants is specifically intended for emerging talent.

By way of example, the following projects are accepted:

  • Recording of a CD;
  • Composition of work;
  • Creation and public presentation of a show.

In addition, CD recording projects could qualify for up to 32 hours of studio time at Studio Crawford. Assistance with mixing may also be provided.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 144248

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The work must be created and/or presented within 18 months of receiving the grant.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Individual artists, artists’ collectives and non-profit arts organizations dedicated to jazz creation and production are eligible to apply.


Status and conditions:
- Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident for more than one year
- Reside on the Island of Montréal

- Meet the Conseil’s definition of professional artist
- Have presented at least one artistic work in a professional context


Status and conditions:
- Be represented by a person responsible for the application
- Be a group of artists, regardless of number
- Two thirds of its members must be artists with Canadian citizenship or permanent residence; the proportion of members of the collective residing outside Canada may not exceed one third
- Comprise a majority of artists (50% +1) who reside on the Island of Montréal, including the person responsible for the application

- Comprise professional artists as defined by the Conseil
- Have presented at least one artistic work in a professional context


Status and conditions:
- Be a non-profit organization or cooperative that pays no dividends
- Be headquartered on the Island of Montréal
- Have a board of directors composed primarily of Canadian citizens or permanent residents in Canada
- Having the main mandate of creating and producing œworks

- Possess a level of recognized and demonstrable competence
- Be managed by qualified individuals
- Present activities whose artistic quality is recognized by peers in the same artistic practice
- Be staffed by professional artists and/or cultural workers

Ineligible applicants:
- Individuals who do not meet the general eligibility requirements
- Individual artists, collectives and organizations working in variety arts
- Artists’ collectives that are incorporated and organizations that are incorporated as a general partnership or as an association
- Public or para-public organizations representing governments or municipal corporations
- Organizations dedicated to teaching, education and professional training
- Artists’ agency

Pre-Application Information:

Application deadline: February 17, 2022

It will take 12 weeks from the date of the application for the Conseil to process it and reach a decision.

First-time applicants are advised to contact program staff.

Application information:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online at:

Ansfrid Tchetchenigbo
Cultural Advisor - Music

For technical assistance, please contact:
Phone: 514-280-3580

Conseil des arts de Montréal
Édifice Gaston Miron
1210 Sherbrooke St. E.
Montreal (Quebec) H2L 1L9

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