Grants & Funding

Canada Council for the Arts

The Canada Council for the Arts is Canada’s national, arm’s-length arts funding agency. Our main areas of activity are: Grants: Arts Collectives, Companies and other Canadian, Non-Profit Arts Organizations Grants offered include: 

  • operating funds
  • organizational development assistance
  • project assistance
  • presenting and dissemination assistance

An applicant organization must be staffed by arts professionals who create artistic works, or present them to the Canadian public. Each program has its own eligibility criteria, but examples of eligible organizations are:

  • theatre companies,
  • art museums
  • public galleries
  • artist-run centres
  • dance companies
  • orchestras and
  • film co-operatives.

Professional publishing houses are also eligible for grant support, through the Writing and Publishing Section

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Canada Council for the Arts

Canada Council for the Arts 350 Albert Street P.O. Box 1047 Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5V8