Arts and Literature in Montreal - Territorial Partnership - Support for Emerging ArtistsArts et lettres de Montreal - Partenariat Territorial - Soutien pour artistes de la relève
Type of Aid
100%, up to $15,000
COVID specifications: Please refer to this document.
In cooperation with the Conseil des arts de Montréal (CAM) and Culture Montreal, this program is designed to encourage artistic and literary initiatives by awarding a first grant to an emerging artist or writer from the Montréal area.
The program encourage artistic and literary initiatives by awarding a first Conseil grant to an emerging artist or writer from the Montréal area, contributing to the development of emerging artists and writers from all origins
- Individual Artists
- This program is intended for emerging artists and writers who have never received a grant from the CALQ. Applicants:
Must reside in the Montréal area.
Have participated in at least one production outside of his training, in a context recognized by his peers.
Have produced and disseminated at least one work of art publicly in a place and/or context recognized by his peers outside of his training.
To be qualified as an emerging artist, have a maximum of five years of professional artistic practice at the time of filing the application
Cannot have more than five separate applications and receive a maximum of five grants per CALQ fiscal year, from April 1st to March 31st
Cannot have more than three projects being considered, supported or under way at the same time.
Must include insurance costs for the duration of the trip during Covid-19.
- Not eligible:
Staff members of partner organizations for this program.
A project already supported by the CALQ through another program.
- Creation expenses, attributable to the artist applicant.
- Research expenses.
- Expert’s fees, including honoraria.
- Fees for participant artists and collaborators (excluding the artist applicant).
- Production expenses such as workshop rental, expenditures for materials, equipment rental.
- Transportation expenses.
- Travel-related expenses.
- Living expenses (hotel and meals).
- Promotion expenses.