All applicants for the Microgrant Program must currently be a resident of Prince Edward Island. To be considered a resident for the purposes of the Microgrant Program, applicants must meet both of the following criteria:
- The primary artist and/or the majority of the group must have a permanent address in PEI; and
- The applicant must have been a resident of PEI for at least six months prior to the application.
Artists will not be eligible to apply for or receive Microgrant Program funding after two successful Microgrant Program applications or after receiving funding under the Emerging Music, Export Development, or Career Investment Programs.
Microgrants will fund all eligible expenses to a maximum of $300 each. Eligible expenses include demo recording, live show production, graphic design, photo and video production, and marketing and advertising costs.
Ineligible expenses include tuition and music lessons, equipment purchases and other capital costs, food and beverages, and memberships.