Unison Fund

Provides financial aid for the music industry.

You’re eligible if you:

  • Worked primarily in the music industry for at least two years.
  • Worked primarily in the music industry for 55% of your career.
  • Earned at least 55% of your income from the Canadian music industry, if you are over 65.

Professionals in any role within the Canadian music industry are eligible. Professional roles include, but are not limited to:

  • Musician, songwriter, producer and engineer
  • Label and publisher personnel
  • Independent marketing, distribution, promotion and publicity staff
  • Manager, agent and promoter
  • Technical and venue staff (sound technicians, roadies, etc.)
  • Staff from associations, funders or collectives 

For Immediate Finanicial assistance (1-855-986-4766)

Woodcock Fund Grant

This grant provides emergency funds for writers mid-project.

Financial support for entertainment workers

The AFC is the lifeline for Canada’s entertainment industry.

You are professionally eligible if you:

  • Are working age and have earned the majority of your income from entertainment industry work in 2019

OR

  • Are over 65 and have earned the majority of your income from the industry over your working life

If you do not meet these guidelines exactly, we still encourage you to apply. We are aiming to help as many people as possible during this crisis.