Tuesday, April 14, 2020

An emergency support fund has been set up with the support of the Writers’ Trust of Canada, The Writers’ Union of Canada, RBC and the Access Copyright Foundation for writers and visual artists, with an April 20 deadline. To apply for a grant of up to $1,500, go to: writerstrust.com/ReliefFund. You can find more information at: accesscopyright.ca.

In addition, the deadline for professional development grants from the Access Copyright Foundation has been moved forward to May 1st. These are for employees of, or freelance professionals contracted by publishers or publishing, writing and visual arts organizations seeking to enhance their expertise and knowledge through professional exchange, continuing education, skills development or attendance at creative industry events. To learn more and apply visit acfoundation.ca/grants.