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MISSION

Manifesto creates spaces – both physical and digital – that inspire, develop and amplify diverse communities of young people through arts, culture and media.

2450+

Artists Showcased

1800k+

Paid to Artists & Young People

1250+

Employment Opportunities Created

1 CITY

Toronto, Canada

SEGMENTS

Discovery Series

A six-month series for six artists in the city who are next up! Manifesto connects your favorite emerging artist to some of North America's best festival programmers and A&R reps

Festival of Community and Culture

Since 2007, Manifesto has hosted a multi-day Festival, to show our love and appreciation to Toronto’s creative communities within Hip Hop culture. We feature local vendors, Djs, film screenings, wellness and yoga activities, panel conversations, visual art exhibitions, and so much more.

Off Campus

Off Campus — is a six months skills development and youth training program. Via this program mentees will be partnered with mentors who will educate them on the ins and outs of their profession.

Mini Festo

A six-month series for six artists in the city who are next up! Manifesto connects your favorite emerging artist to some of North America's best festival programmers and A&R reps

FUNDERS

About

Founded in 2007, Manifesto works tirelessly to act as a catalyst for culture through a wide range of free or low-cost programming. We create access and opportunities for local artists to gain experience, connect with new audiences, and power a multi-disciplinary talent training incubator for future leaders. Programming includes concerts and performances, art exhibitions, community events, workshops, talks, summits, pop-ups, and the flagship Manifesto Festival of Community & Culture.

Here's Your Interlude

Join us for an unforgettable night of live music at the Drake Underground featuring Wave Montega & B. Rob with special guest Tre Mission.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Get in Touch

Please click the link below for any inquiries involving sponsorships, partnerships and/or resources involving Manifesto Community Projects.

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