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Cherniavsky's Mr Music Fund encourages and assists young people to attend quality live performances of classical and traditional music, opera and ballet.
Qualifying performances include recognized orchestral and opera companies; choral events; classical ballet; chamber music; classical soloists in concert or recital; Open Rehearsals by professional artists presented by non-profit societies in traditional/classical music, opera, or ballet. Please note that in-school performances and workshops do not qualify for this funding.
Some organizations that put on shows supported by this grant include but are not limited to:
Kindergarten to Grade 12 educators, school administrators and PAC Representatives in British Columbia are eligible to apply for this grant.
Each year ArtStarts receives more applications than can be funded, so grants are distributed by lottery. Successful applicants will be notified on a rolling basis within 2 weeks of submitting their application.
If you are unsure if the show you are attending is eligible for funding, please email email@example.com
To receive the approved funds, schools purchase tickets to the event and submit a copy of the receipts to ArtStarts no later than May 1, 2023. Funds will be disbursed after the receipt is received and the date of the performance is past. Funds will be disbursed within a month after the performance date. Funds will not be disbursed for cancelled performances. Receipts must include such details as:
Please note that an invoice, copy of a cheque, or booking confirmation is not a receipt. Receipts should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 1, 2023, and include the grant reference number in the subject of the email. If you have already purchased tickets at the time of application, you can upload the receipt through the online application form.