If you’re an artist, curator or part of an artist group or collective, you could get up to $10,000 towards career advancement opportunities, like training, mentorship, or workshops.
The Professional Development for Artists component of Explore and Create supports the career growth of Canadian artists and artistic groups by encouraging participation in a wide range of development opportunities. Grants fund activities that contribute to the professional advancement of Canadian artists working in all artistic disciplines.
You may be eligible for Application Assistance to pay someone to help you with the application process if you are experiencing difficulty and self-identify as:
- an artist who is Deaf, hard of hearing, has a disability or is living with a mental illness
- a First Nations, Inuit or Métis artist facing language, geographic and/or cultural barriers.
Who can apply?
Types of potential applicants to this component include:
- artists and curators
- artistic groups and collectives
What you can apply for?
Support for professional development activities and career advancement, including but not limited to:
- specialized training