300 donations of $2,000 still available in the Emergency Fund for artists and cultural workers in the performing arts
The Artists' Foundation (FDA) is making a final appeal to artists and workers in the performing arts who need financial support.
The Emergency Fund for Artists and Cultural Workers in the Live Arts, established in October 2020 in collaboration with the Government of Quebec, the Quebec Musicians' Guild (GMMQ) and the Union des artistes (UDA), is still available.
All artists and cultural workers who meet the following criteria are invited to apply for assistance
- Be affected by the impact of COVID-19;
- be working in the performing arts, in a field of artistic practice other than music - funds for this purpose are
funds for this sector have been exhausted;
- Not have received a $2,000 grant from the Emergency Fund in 2021.
FDA President Michel Laperrière said, "Actors, dancers, circus performers, costume designers and all other artists and workers in the performing arts need to know that there are still $2,000 grants available for them. It was the Quebec government that made this money available to them to compensate for their financial losses. They should take advantage of it!" Watch his video clip: Latest News from the Foundation Last April, in response to the many artists who had not been able to benefit from a donation in 2020, the Quebec government added $3M to the $2M already paid. Eligible artists and workers in the performing arts must fill out the form available on the website: fondationdesartistes.ca
The Fondation des artistes oversees other funds for professional artists and artisans who are going through a difficult period. For more information, visit the Foundation's website.
For more information, visit the Foundation's website:
514 288 7150 ext. 1539