Government of Canada Introduces Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund

A new temporary $60 million fund will provide assistance to workers in Canada's live performing arts sector. The fund will finance initiatives led and delivered by organizations to directly support independent and self-employed workers. The fund is open to eligible applicants such as artist unions, guilds, associations, service organizations, benevolent foundations, or Indigenous organizations that represent the interest of cultural workers including musicians, actors, directors, choreographers, designers and technicians. Deadline for application is March 4, 2022.