Toronto Arts Council (TAC)
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Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $10,000 to emerging and established Ontario writers in eligible regions to support new literary projects and projects in progress. Eligible genres include fiction, literary non-fiction, poetry, storytelling, dub, rap, and spoken word. Eligible applicants are residents of the City of Toronto.
The program provides two levels of support for writers. The following levels of support are available:
Level One – for writers in the early stages of their career. Applicants must have a minimum of one professionally published work to their credit (i.e. one article, poem, or short story). Those with one or more professionally published books must apply in the Level Two category. Artists working with oral traditions must have a history of public performance.
Level Two – for writers with an established writing career. Applicants must have a minimum of one of the following:
TAC Accessibility Grant:
Projects involving Deaf artists and artists with disabilities may apply for an additional TAC grant by completing the Accessibility Expenses section of the application and including the requisite information in their budget. A TAC Accessibility grant will provide up to a maximum of $5,000 towards accessibility costs for artists incurred during the project. Accessibility costs include but are not limited to: ASL interpretation, audio description, closed captioning, communications assistants, attendant care (including helpers for Elders), support workers and equipment rentals or other supports required to meet artists' accessibility needs).
GrantWatch ID#: 167062
- Level One: $5,000
- Level Two: $10,000
- 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.
- The Project Start Date must be after you receive the notification of results (September 30). While it is understood that works in progress will have begun before the submission deadline, the period of time covered by this grant must commence after September 30.
- All projects must be completed within two years of the date that the Notification Letter was issued.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: http://tac.smartsimple.ca/
Catalina Fellay-Dunbar, Literary Program Manager (she/her)
416-392-6802 extension 224, email@example.com
Toronto Arts Council
26 Grand Trunk Crescent, Suite 200
Toronto, Ontario M5J 3A9
Canada: Ontario: City of Toronto;
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