ABOUT OUR PROGRAMS

Centered on you and your creative practice.

Artscape Launchpad equips art and design professionals with the tools, training, resources, and mentorship needed to build sustainable businesses, including assistance with connecting to the marketplace. Our programs are the result of years of research and development and have benefited from the input and involvement of over 100 partners. We draw on the strengths of the sector and prepare you to succeed, through best practices, next practices and key relationships.

WHAT WE OFFER

Three options to meet your every learning need.

Creative Business Design Workshop

This introductory workshop is perfect for when you want to get started on your business plan, fast. A prequel to the Creative Entrepreneurship Program, this workshop is an introduction to business planning based on the Creative Business Canvas model.

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Creative Entrepreneurship Program

Our most comprehensive program! Tailored to the needs of artists and designers, this program gives you the total A to Z on business planning and management for non-traditional, creative businesses.

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Ignite Series

The workshop series of excellence. Learn from some of the city's most creative minds. One-off workshops for on-the-go learning.

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TESTIMONIALS

See what our participants have to say.

Joe Calleja

“The program was rich, with lots to dive into … I built a great network of other enterpreneurs—I think we’ll all be working together in the future.”

Joe Calleja
Paola Gomez

“In the program I learned how to build the resources for my creative enterprise. The biggest gain for me is that I’ve developed the confidence to pitch my vision and invite people with resources to give.”

Paola Gomez

Our programming is supported by FedDev Ontario, the Ontario Trillium Foundation, Ontario Media Development Corporation, the City of Toronto through Start Up Here Toronto, the Metcalf Foundation and the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation.