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Capacity Limits:   $7/hour caregiver reimbursement, up to $100/month, until funds run out.  Each member has a personal cap of $350 per membership year.

Example 1:  6 hours of childcare at $16/hr will reimburse $42 (6 hrs X $7/hr). Unfortunately, we cannot take into consideration any tax paid. Required:  Receipts or Screenshot.  

Example 2:  Artist caregivers will be reimbursed for care costs incurred during the unpaid hours spent conceptualizing, writing, and submitting grant/program applications, up to a maximum of 3 hours per application at a rate of $7/hour.  Required:  A screenshot of ‘submitted application’ message or confirmation email. 

Example 3:  Reimbursement for a nurse hired to allow for you to train/rehearse, write grants, conceptualize, and take time away with the intent of thinking about art making, etc.  Required:  Receipts or Screenshot.    

Schedule of Disbursement for 2022/2023 Membership Year
 Claim Period
 DeadlineTarget Reimbursement Date
 1 June 1, 2022 - September 30, 2022
 October 1, 2022
 November 30, 2022
 2 October 1, 2022 - February 28, 2023
 March 1, 2023
 April 30, 2023
 3 March 1, 2023 - May 31, 2023
 June 1, 2023
 July 31, 2023
Please Note: For the 2022/2023 membership season, we are accepting claims from period 1 up to an extended deadline of March 1, 2023 in order to account for the implementation of the new program policies.

Instructions for Making a Claim

The Caregiver Subsidy Pilot Program is offered to active/current CADA/East members.

  • Log into your account
  • Go to the "Members Only" tab where you will find a section called "Member Forms".
  • If you are already logged into you account, Follow This Link to access the CSPP form.
  • Download the form and fill out all of the sections provided. Receipts should be attached to this form as one PDF file.
    • Name the File: Lastname_Firstname_CSPP_ClaimDate
    • Email the File: To Valerie at
    • Subject Heading: Caregiver Subsidy Pilot Program (CSPP) - ClaimDate

DisclaimerAs the number of submissions is unknown, we will do our best to ensure that fair practices are observed and to provide funds to as many applicants as possible until we run out.  We aim to reimburse caregiving costs to eligible submissions by the end of each month through e transfers.  

Eligibility:  CADA/East Professional Members must be active/current in order to receive subsidies.  You will be asked to describe the activities that took place during the time that caregiving was required. You will also be required to provide either a receipt or screenshot of the cost corresponding to eligible activity.

If you are uncertain about your eligibility or have further questions, please email us at 

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