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If you’re planning on applying for the upcoming deadline and think you could use some extra support, check out our offerings below!

GRANT WRITING (FOR THE ARTREACH GRANT) WORKSHOP On Wednesday, January 13th, 2021, ArtReach is offering a free Grant Writing workshop specific to the 2021 ArtReach grant on Zoom! This interactive session will explore the basics of preparing a grant application for ArtReach’s upcoming 2021 deadline. It will break down the main components of our application, including the proposal, work plan and budget; and will provide tips for creating a clear and concise application. Learn more and RSVP here! 1-ON-1 SUPPORTS Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ArtReach will not be hosting in-person grant writing clinics this year. Instead, you can sign up for 1-1 meetings with our team!

These meetings are an opportunity for applicants to ArtReach's 2021 granting round to meet one-on-one with ArtReach's Program Manager to receive feedback on your application draft, get support with planning your project, or request tips for strengthening your writing.

Sign up here!


ABOUT THE GRANT ArtReach is distributing $300,000 in grants to youth arts projects in Toronto! This funding is available thanks to ArtReach’s partnership with the Toronto Arts Council. Learn more about this partnership here.

ArtReach funds projects that meet all of the following criteria...

  • Projects that serve youth 13-29 who have experienced exclusion from active participation in high-quality arts opportunities

  • Projects run in the City of Toronto, Scarborough, Etobicoke, and North York

  • Community-based projects (no personal artist projects)

  • Ongoing workshop series' (no drop-ins or one-time events)

  • Projects run by individual artists under 30 or groups/ organizations/ collectives run by youth under 30 (no adult artists or adult-lead organizations)

HOW TO APPLY Click here to review our program guidelines to confirm your eligibility, determine your funding stream, understand allowable expenses, and more. Once you're ready to apply, head to to start the application process! OTHER SUPPORTS Want to know more about how to write an amazing grant application? Check out our Grant Writing 101 Toolkit, Videos (Good Habits, Top Tips, The Basics), or our Grant Writing and Resource Page! Have questions or concerns? First time applying for a grant? Accessibility needs? Want to set up a time to talk with our program manager? Email!


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