Toronto Arts Council (TAC)
06/15/20 11:59 PM
Grants to Ontario writers in eligible locations to support the creation of new works and finish works in progress. Consideration will be given to applications from both emerging and established writers of different types of writing. Eligible applicants must be current residents of the City of Toronto.
Toronto Arts Council (TAC) Writers Program supports the creation of new literary works or works-inprogress in the genres of fiction (including novels, short stories, children’s literature, graphic novels, etc.), literary non-fiction, poetry and oral traditions such as storytelling, dub, rap, and spoken-word.
The program provides two levels of support for writers. The following fixed amounts 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
Projects must start after the applicant receives the notification of results (September 30) and must be completed within two years of the date of the grant notification letter.
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/
For questions, contact Catalina Fellay-Dunbar, Literary Program Manager:
416-392-6802 extension 224
Toronto Arts Council
26 Grand Trunk Crescent, Suite 200
Toronto, Ontario M5J 3A9
City of Toronto
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