Become A Member

Add your voice to ours!

ANCY members are welcomed into a growing and spirited community that is committed to supporting and contributing to the children and youth arts sector. By adding your voice, you will be contributing to our mission of:

  • Linking artists and organizations working with children and youth across Canada
  • Connecting diverse community sectors with the arts including justice, social services, health and education
  • Gathering  and disseminating research data to support the value of the arts from early childhood through to young emerging artists
  • Advocating  benefits of the arts for children and youth to all levels of government
  • Working  with communities to develop pilot sites, modeling innovative and emerging infrastructure and programming
  • Developing  toolkits for communities and youth - information and guidelines for mobilizing, funding, developing infrastructure and creating programming
  • Organizing  conferences and other events (meetings, forums) to educate the public and increase awareness about the arts and youth sector
  • Connecting youth artists from across Canada and internationally both in person and virtually


Who Joins ANCY?

Organizations, adults and youth who are invested in the future and well-being of the children and youth arts sector.

The ANCY Advantage

By joining ANCY as a Member, you will be able to take advantage of some of the key benefits and services we provide:

  • Being connected to a growing community and network of people and organizations working in the children and youth arts sector
  • Having a known support system where your opinions and concerns are heard and considered
  • Having an organization represent your interests in all levels of government 
  • A listing on an organization database that is shared with the government and key decision maker
  • A reduction of cost for all ANCY events and conferences

















How much is a Membership?

Annual Fees for Non-Profit Organizations based on annual operating budgets
$0 to $149,000 – $50                                                     
$150,000 to $299,000 – $100                                        
$300,000 to $499,000 – $150                                        
$500,000 and up – $200                                               

Annual Fees for Other Types of Organizations 
Corporations and Departments at all levels of Government – $500
Annual Fees Individual Members
Single – $60
Artist – $45
Full Time Student – $25

Supporting Memberships
Supporting Members are individuals or organizations who would like to make a donation to ANCY but are not interested in receiving any of the benefits and services or being a formal Member.   Supporting members can donate any amount.

How do I become a Member?

To apply for an ANCY Membership, please download and fill out our Membership Application Forms (.docx) and email them to For more information please call our Toronto office: (416) 536-6504, or toll free: 1.866.356.0089.  

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