Grants for arts entrepreneurs

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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:

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.


October 30th, 2014

Supported by:

Funders-Creative Enterprise Grants


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