ART AWARD

PURPOSE OF THE AWARD

This award supports artists to research, develop and execute an original project in the arts. Creation Awards are intended to allow artists to devote some of their time to research and create an original production. The award aims to reflect the range of artistic practices and to support diverse artists and communities.

  • Applications will be accepted starting May 3, 2021.

  • The application deadline is May 14, 2021, at 11:59 PM EST

ELIGIBILITY

The award Is open to artists in the Greater Toronto Area, with a focus on BIPOCQT artists in Peel Region.


 

Information at a Glance

Award Size: $1500.00

Number of Awards: 2

Deadline: May 14, 2021 at 11:59 PM

Notification: May 20, 2021

Project Start Date: June 1, 2021

Project End Date: August 31, 2021

APPLICATION PROCESS

 1. Plan your submission

Download the application guide and budget template to help you with the online submission.

2. Application submission

Submit your application online by clicking here.

 

3. Review and assessment

 

TCK staff will review your application to make sure you are eligible to apply, that your application is complete, and is a fit with the award requirements. Our experienced staff will score your application against the grant assessment criteria. The team will make funding recommendations. TCK's Executive Director approves these recommendations.

 

Eligible Expenses

  • The time and materials needed to create new work for the project(s) described in your application. Eligible expenses include:

    • material and supplies, production costs 

    • studio space or equipment rental

    • artist fees – payment to yourself or other artists engaged in creating the work.

    • travel, only if it is required to create the work (example: photographer’s travel to the location of the subject of their work)

 

Ineligible Expenses

  • major capital expenditures, including buying, leasing or renovating buildings and purchase of major equipment

  • marketing activities (websites, brochures)

  • professional development or training activities

  • travel costs not related to the project

  • fundraising projects

  • living or personal expenses, such as subsistence

Getting Started

1. Download the Application Guide

2. Download the Budget Template

3. Complete the online application.

4. Submit the application before May 14, 2021, at 11:59 ET.

If you would like to discuss your idea with us, please send us an email to info@dragacademy to request a 15-minute coaching session.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Friday, May 14th, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST.

Late and incomplete applications will not be accepted.

 

Please print a copy of the application for your records.

 

 

GRANTING PROCESS

 

The Grants Review Committee is comprised of a broad range of drag artists.  They will review all grants in mid-May 2021. All applicants will receive notification regarding their grant later by the end of May 2021.

 

REQUIREMENTS OF GRANT RECIPIENTS

 

All grant recipients must sign and return the Letter of Agreement prior to receiving funds from The Concerned Kids Charity of Toronto (TCK). The Letter of Agreement will be sent with the acceptance notification in mid-May. Furthermore, all grant recipients must also report back to TCK on their progress.

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE BY

FRIDAY, MAY 14th BY 11:59 PM EST.

LATE OR INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED