Newswire | Association for Opera in Canada to Provide Emergency Funding for Artists

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July 5, 2022 – Association for Opera in Canada is a partner of The Unison Fund, recently announced as a recipient of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund. Unison will be distributing this funding to qualifying live music workers as part of The Live Music Workers Fund program.

This program launches July 6th, 2022.

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The Live Music Workers Fund program will provide financial relief to qualified independent and self-employed workers in the live music sector to support themselves and their families with basic living expenses – groceries, shelter (rent), and medical expenses.

Applicants who do not meet the eligibility criteria for the Live Music Workers Fund should apply to the Industry Assistance Fund.

Successful applicants will receive a one-time payment of $2500.

Check out Unison’s FAQ page for more information.

To apply, visit www.unisonfund.ca or view step-by-step instructions here: https://unisonfund.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Unison-Step-By-Step-Application-Details.pdf

Please Note: Applicants who reside in Quebec will apply for the same funding from the Fondation Des Artistes. Their application is now live here: https://frtsssc.ca/

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