As part of the Artist Project Plan Contest 2009-05-01

YES Montreal (Youth Employment Services), is offering a start-up grant of up to $1,000 to a young Montreal artist.

The aim of this grant is to assist an individual who will produce and promote their artistic project with an entrepreneurial nature, in any discipline ranging from visual arts, dance, music or theatre.The winner and two runners-up will be awarded prizes and will be publicly announced at our 9th annual YES Self-Employed Artists’ Conference taking place Monday, June 8, 2009, at Centaur Theatre.
To be eligible for the Artist Project Plan Contest, applicants must adhere to criteria set by YES Montreal. Deadline for submission is Friday, May 8, 2009. All interested artists are encouraged to attend YES Montreal’s Jump-Start Your Art & Artist Grants and Loans Information Session. This orientation session provides information that is needed to get started as a self-employed artist. Topics covered include grants, loans and other funding options available for various artistic disciplines.
For more information please contact Monika Majewski at 514. 878.9788 ext 314, or email at For the complete list detailing the eligibility criteria for the Artist Project Plan Contest, please click here.