The Government of Quebec announced on Saturday an investment of $1.5 million for art training organizations, in order to revitalize the regional cultural sector.
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Organizations in the fields of dance, singing, music, circus arts, drama, cinema, audiovisual, literary creation, musical creation, humor and arts and crafts will be able to receive maximum assistance of $25,000 for projects with this stimulus intention.
“Training in art is essential in order to introduce our young people to culture. Today's announcement demonstrates that our government recognizes the preponderant place of arts training organizations and that the development of artistic potential is dependent on a training offer and educational programs that allow its emergence and its development." underlined the Minister of Culture and Communications, Nathalie Roy, in a press release.
At the beginning of April, the Minister announced the first phase of a plan to stabilize the cultural milieu in Quebec by offering a safety net to organizations weakened by the pandemic. The investment announced on Saturday adds to a series of financial relief measures that were put in place with this first announcement.