Government of New Brunswick


Applications are now being accepted for the Ticket Incentive Program 2021-22 for Arts Organizations and Arts Presenters. This program is designed to provide a ticket incentive for live performances presented between April 1, 2021 and March 1, 2022 by live performance venues and festivals. Performances must have already taken place prior to application date.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until depletion of the budget, or March 1. This grant program applies to live performances featuring New Brunswick-based artists and content.


Arts organizations, arts presenters and arts and cultural festivals that present live shows by professional New Brunswick artists and/or arts groups in artistic disciplines such as dance, visual and/or media arts, theatre, music, or literary arts are eligible to apply for this grant.


Successful applicants are reimbursed at $5 per ticket sold, up to maximum grant amounts.
Category Grant maximums are as follows:
A - Venues with a small seating capacity
(150 people or less) $750

*Category A clients should apply to the Small
Venues Ticket Incentive Program through Music NB.

B - Venues with a medium seating capacity (151 – 500 people) $2,000
C - Venues with a large seating capacity (more than 500 people) $4,000
D - Arts and Culture Festivals (1.99K or fewer attendees) $4,000
E - Arts and Culture Festivals (2K or more attendees) $6,000

NOTE: Please refer to the guidelines for more detailed information on this new grant program and for an explanation of the maximum grant amounts.

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