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CUE’s 2021 Grant Cycle is now open!

CUE has officially launched their 2021 grant cycle, providing funding for new-generation artists living and working on the margins. You can apply for a $1,000 grant to produce an art project in any discipline! Apply HERE by November 11th, 2021 (11:59 pm) and contact CUE by email at to set up an email, phone or video chat to discuss your project proposal!

Grant Guidelines

CUE’s grants are for artists who:

  • Are new generation artist (29 years old or under) living and working on the margins

  • Work in any artistic discipline

  • Have a solid idea for an art project that can be completed in 4 months, and can be exhibited or presented to the public in some way

  • Demonstrate experience in their medium

  • Have a track record of finishing projects and following through on goals

  • Have not received funding from The Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council, or Canada Council for the Arts, or other substantial arts funding.

  • Have connected with CUE before submitting an application to receive a phone, e-mail or video call consultation to support them in developing their project proposal

  • Groups of artists working collaboratively may apply, however, one artist must be responsible for acting as the project lead and being accountable for funds

  • Artists may not receive more than 2 CUE grants. Artists who have been supported by CUE and have not submitted documentation, verbal or written reports, or have not been in contact with CUE are not eligible to apply.

More grant information at:

Info Sessions

Attend one of the info sessions for more information about CUE and their grant cycle. Info Sessions are led by CUE Program Coordinators who will be available to answer any questions you may have.


Wednesday, October 20th @ 7-8pm on

Instagram Live with @cueartprojects!


Monday, November 1st @ 6-7pm on Zoom. (RSVP link TBD)

About CUE

CUE is a radical arts initiative dedicated to supporting new generation artists who live and work on the margins. CUE has designed an accessible funding program offering not only financial support for art projects, but also consultation in preparing project proposals, support throughout the production process, and opportunities for public exhibition. Founded in 2008, to date CUE has provided over $500,000 to support the creation of projects in multiple disciplines. Learn more about CUE on their website , and follow them on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to stay up to date on their grant cycle!


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