Professional Fees

Paying professional fees or honorariums to the artists involved in projects funded by the Manitoba Arts Council is required. Artists should be compensated for their participation commensurate with arts sector standards.

For more information on these standards, please refer to the following organizations:


Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists:

Canadian Actors Equity Association:


Literary and Publishing

The Writers’ Union of Canada:

Professional Writers Association of Canada:

Media Arts

Independent Media Arts Alliance (IMAA):


Canadian League of Composers:

Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN)

Music Professionals of Manitoba:

Musicians’ Rights Organization of Canada:


Canadian Actors Equity Association:

Playwrights Guild of Canada:

Associated Designers of Canada:

l’Association des professionnels des arts de la scène du Québec:

Visual Arts

Canadian Artists Representation/Le front desartistes canadiens/CARFAC: