Attention arts entrepreneurs living and working on the margins
Grants are available to develop and launch a creative enterprise.
Apply for $3000
CUE Creative Enterprise Grants is a new high-access funding program produced in partnership with CUE and SKETCH. In addition to funding, successful applicants will receive 6 months of mentorship from SKETCH to consult on developing business models, marketing, budget forecasting, and launching a creative enterprise.
Creative Enterprise Grants are for artists, artisans, and crafts-persons who:
- Are 29 years old or under
- Identify as living and working on the margins
- Reside in the Greater Toronto Area
- Have not received significant funding for an arts enterprise or business
- Have a viable idea for a creative enterprise that could generate financial return
- Can commit to the project throughout the 6-month program timeline, and are seeking to connect with mentors
- Have connected with a CUE facilitator to discuss their project
For more info, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Grant Information Sessions
SKETCH - 180 Shaw St. Suite 201 September 18th and September 22nd, 6 - 8 p.m.
East Metro Youth Services - 1200 Markham Rd. Suite 200 October 2nd, 4 - 7 p.m.
Drop-In Mentorship Sessions
CUE will be at SKETCH every Wednesday in October from 1 - 6 p.m. Drop by to get one-on-one consultation in developing your proposal.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:
October 30th, 2014