Incubator for Ukrainian Creatives FAQ
WHO CAN APPLY?
Ukrainian *Professional Artists and Creatives (refugees and newcomers) who arrived in Canada between Feb 24, 2022, and now OR under the CUAET. *A professional artist developed skills through training/practice, is committed to devoting more time to artistic activity, is actively practicing their craft, and has a professional recognition or/and history of public presentation.
This program is open but not limited to Ukrainian designers, musicians, dancers, visual artists, crafts makers, performing artists, photographers/filmmakers, curators, arts managers etc.
IS THERE AN AGE REQUIREMENT?
This program is open to anyone who 19 y.o. and older.
IS IT FREE?
the program is free-of-charge.
IS THERE LANGUAGE SUPPORT FOR PARTICIPANTS WHO ARE NOT FLUENT IN ENGLISH?
The participants require to have at least basic English to participate in the program. Translation support will be provided as well as all program materials will be offered in English and Ukrainian.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM?
selected participants will have access to a diverse selection of workshops, mentor-led working sessions, collaborative and networking opportunities, launchpad membership, and studio access. WHAT SUBJECTS ARE COVERED DURING THE PROGRAM? The program subjects include but not limited to Portfolio Development, Project and Business planning, Accounting and Finance for Arts, Marketing, Grant Writing, Presenting Artsworks and more
WHAT ARE THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA?
participants will be selected based on level of professional ambition and interest in pursuing a career in Arts/Design in Canada.
HOW LONG IS THE PROGRAM?
mandatory program will last 16-17 weeks. Learning sessions will be held on Mondays at 5 pm till 7 pm ES. and working groups will offered on Thursdays. Participants will be required to invest approximately 4-5 hours a week to the program.
The program schedule is subject to change.
HOW MANY WORKSHOPS WILL THE PROGRAM HAVE? DO I NEED TO ATTEND THEM ALL?
you will be required to attend 80% of the program and you will not be able to miss more than 3 events in a row. Failure to attend the workshops will lead to cancellation of your participation and your spots will be granted to another applicant.
I DON’T LIVE IN THE TORONTO AREA. CAN I STILL APPLY?
this program primarely open for participants from Toronto since most of the session will be will be held in-person as well as special events, networking opportunities and studio access. You can still apply if you live in Ontario but able to travel to Toronto.
WHAT HAPPENS ONCE MY APPLICATION HAS BEEN ACCEPTED?
if your application is accepted, you will receive an email confirmation requesting you to confirm your intent and that you are able to attend 80% of the events. you will also be asked to join a mandatory introductory session in late August – beginning of September.
DO I HAVE ACCESS TO ALL OF THE FACILITIES IF I AM SELECTED?
yes, all selected participants will receive launchpad membership for 1 year. depending on your craft and project, you might be also granted the credits toward the creative studios.
WHEN I WILL HEAR BACK?
you will receive an email response in late july 2023 to inform you of your status, whether you have been successful or unsuccessful with your application.
I HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT THE APPLICATION FORM OR PROGRAM, WHO CAN I CONTACT TO?
please refer to our website and faq document, if your question is not covered there, reach out to Ksenia email@example.com
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