Grocery Gift Card Support

Unison’s Grocery Gift Card Support program was created to support music workers who earn the majority of their income from the Canadian music industry and are experiencing food insecurity due to unemployment, underemployment and/or the high cost of living.

If an applicant is eligible, they will be required to complete an application and provide documents such as government-issued photo ID and a resume or bio.

The program provides approved applicants with a $500 gift card to a grocery store of their choosing. The gift card will take 7-14 days to arrive.

Is financial support available to music workers across all provinces and territories in Canada? 

Applicants to Unison’s Financial Support Programs must hold the following work statuses to be eligible to apply: 

  • Canadian Citizen 
  • Permanent Resident 
  • Work Permit 

Applicants must reside in Canada a minimum of 6 months out of the year and also: 

  • Have a Canadian bank account 
  • Pay Canadian taxes 

Where do I start? 

  1. Create an account on Unison’s online application portal HERE(or login with your existing account.) 
  2. You can then login to the online portal to complete the Grocery Gift Card Support application. 
  3. If you require assistance with the application process, please contact the Program Manager at 416-479-0675 ext. 106 or by email at assistance@unisonfund.ca

Your commitment to Unison

We require applicants to be honest with us and our agencies, in all regards, at all times. We also ask that you be patient with us as we move your application through the process. Please wait to hear from us directly about any updates.