Toronto Arts Council’s Music programs support the development of music in Toronto.

A woman on center stage sings under colourful blue lighting.
Against the Grain Theatre. Miriam Khalil performs Osvaldo Golijov’s "Ayre" at the Ismaili Centre, directed by Joel Ivany, lighting design by Jason Hand. Darryl Block Photography (2017)

New applicants to the Music program are advised to contact the Music Program Manager prior to completing an application form in order to confirm eligibility.

In 2017, TAC allocated $698,485 in Annual Operating grants to 20 music organizations, $1,280,230 in Multi-Year Operating grants to 40 music organizations, and $315,696 in Project grants to 49 music organizations or collectives, and 609,981 in Music Creation & Audio Recording grants to 107 individual artists.