Financial Assistance: The Joysanne Sidimus Fund
The Joysanne Sidimus Fund is a financial assistance program which helps eligible professional artists, full-time students in, and teachers at, recognized post-secondary arts institutions (as determined by the Eligibility Checklist on the Application form) to pay for the fee-for-service treatments offered at The Al & Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre by covering 75% of the cost, up to a maximum of $760 for each successful application.
This fund has been named in honour of Joysanne Sidimus, whose vision and passion were instrumental in the creation of the Artists’ Health Alliance.
Please note that this program is funded entirely through generous private donations and funding is subject to availability of funds. This financial assistance is only available as short term support and is not to be relied on for ongoing medical care and treatment.
Application forms are available below for download.
Please read through the application form carefully before applying and call the Artists’ Health Alliance at 416-351-0239 or email admin[at]artistshealth[dot]com if you have any questions.
Before applying OR re-applying for financial assistance you must have had an appointment with the Nurse Practitioner at The Al & Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre.
Applications will not be accepted until an assessment has been complete.
This appointment is free of charge and can be made by calling The Al & Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre at 416-603-5263.
Download and fill out the correct application form. If you are not sure which form to fill out, please call our office at 416-351-0239 or email admin[at]artistshealth[dot]com.
If you are applying for Subsidy for the first time, or re-applying in a new tax year, please use this form:
If you are re-applying for subsidy within the same tax year, please use this form:
Send your completed application and supporting documents (as outlined in the application form) to the Artists’ Health Alliance:
• By fax: 416-595-0009 to the attention of The Joysanne Sidimus Fund
• By mail or in person:
Joysanne Sidimus Fund
Artists’ Health Alliance
The Lynda Hamilton Centre
1000 Yonge Street, Suite 303
Toronto, Ontario M4W 2K2
Applications are reviewed once a month. Upon committee review, you will be notified via email about the status of your application. Applications received after each month’s deadline will be reviewed the following month.
Below are the upcoming deadlines to submit an application for review for that month:
• May 21, 2018 at 11am
• June 25, 2018 at 11am
• July 23, 2018 at 11am
• August 27, 2018 at 11am
Have a Question?
For more information, read our Frequently Asked Questions.
If you are still unsure about anything, contact us at admin[at]artistshealth[dot]com or 416-351-0239
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