- Alberta Foundation for the Arts
The Alberta Foundation for the Arts offers many grants supporting festivals, exhibits, education, community events, etc. It also provides consulting support, grant application advice, and tool kits for non-profit organizations.
- Canada Book Fund
The principal objective of the Canada Book Fund is to ensure access to a diverse range of Canadian-authored books in Canada and abroad. The fund supports both publishers and organizations.
- Canada Council for the Arts
The Canada Council for the Arts provides a range of grants for emerging and professional writers and publishers, touching on the creation, publication, translation, and promotion of Canadian literature in all formats. News, policies, guides, and lists of
- Canada Periodical Fund
The Canada Periodical Fund (CPF) provides financial assistance to Canadian print magazines, non-daily newspapers and digital periodicals. The CPF has three components: Aid to Publishers, Business Innovation, and Collective Initiatives.
CanadianArtsNet provides a database of funding agencies for literary, visual, and performance artists. Literary funding is further broken down by genre and each entry contains a complete description of the type of funding, amount, qualifications, applicat
- Cultural Human Resources Council
The Cultural Human Resources Council supports the cultural sector by producing career development tools and research, providing internship support and an online job board, and fostering networking and projects.
- Livres Canada Books
Livres Canada Books (formerly the Association for the Export of Canadian Books) helps develop and increase Canadian publishers’ sales in international markets and provides market intelligence as well as financial, promotional and logistical support. Livre
- National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation
Through the National Aboriginal Achievement Awards, the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation honours 14 recipients each year for excellence in various disciplines. It also offers several bursaries and scholarships, including the Fine Arts Bursary Aw
- Calgary Arts Development
As the designated authority for developing Calgary’s cultural sector, Calgary Arts Development is responsible for promoting the arts, providing advocacy, and awarding grants for special projects and for the regular operations of arts and cultural organiza
- Edmonton Arts Council
A non-profit association, the Edmonton Arts Council offers grants, advocacy, and special projects for festivals, arts organizations, and individual artists.
- Alliance for Arts and Culture
Formed from arts and culture organizations and individuals from all artistic backgrounds, the Alliance for Arts and Culture advocates on behalf of its members, disseminates relevant information, and facilitates communication within the cultural sector. Wo
- Assembly of British Columbia Arts Councils
The Assembly of British Columbia Arts Councils provides a detailed list of funding agencies and foundations, arranged by discipline.
- British Columbia Arts Council
The British Columbia Arts Council supports culture and the arts in British Columbia, providing people and organizations with the chance to participate in cultural activities. It offers a variety of programs, project assistance, scholarships, and publicati
- The Arts Office
The Arts Office (formerly the North Vancouver Office of Cultural Affairs) offers listings of funding for individual artists and arts groups or cultural industries. The list is organized by local, provincial, and federal funding agencies.
- Vancouver Foundation
The Vancouver Foundation provides funding and grants to non-profit arts organizations. Publications and links to relevant online resources are available on the Web site.
- Manitoba Arts Council
The Manitoba Arts Council is a provincial agency that provides programs, support, and a variety of grants for the arts sector in Manitoba.
- Winnipeg Arts Council
Established by the City of Winnipeg, the Winnipeg Arts Council offers support, funding, and advocacy for the cultural sector. Grants are available for individuals and for organizations.
- New Brunswick Arts Board
The New Brunswick Arts Board is an organization providing funding, support, and advocacy for professional and emerging artists in New Brunswick. Prizes, awards, and scholarships are also available for individual artists and arts organizations.
- New Brunswick Department of Wellness, Culture and Sport
The New Brunswick Department of Wellness, Culture and Sport offers funding for cultural activities. Its Arts Development Branch provides operational funding, project-based funding and financial support to a wide range of artists, arts organizations, and c
Newfoundland and Labrador
- Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council
The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council provides the province’s cultural sector with advocacy, services and resources, and financial assistance programs.
- NWT Arts Council
The NWT Arts Council offers advocacy and funding for the arts community. Also available on the Web site are tools for writing proposals and applying for financial assistance.
- Nova Scotia Arts and Culture Partnership Council
The Nova Scotia Arts and Culture Partnership Council is a joint venture between the cultural sector and the Department of Tourism, Culture and Heritage. It offers advocacy, support, and funding programs and prizes for the arts, including a funding program
- Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia
The Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia offers support for Nova Scotia writers as well as a wealth of resources, including frequently asked questions about writing and publishing, workshops, and mentoring.
- Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association
The Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association supports the development of Nunavut artists and the production of their crafts. Online resources include lists of organizations offering grants and training, marketing strategies, and instructions for establishing l
- Nunavut Department of Culture, Language, Elders and Youth
The Department of Culture, Language, Elders and Youth provides funding in the form of grants and contributions to community-based, non-profit organizations and individuals to assist those who have an idea or project that contributes to the preservation an
- Cultural Careers Council of Ontario
The Cultural Careers Council of Ontario offers advocacy, information and resources, and programs for the arts community. Job postings, research, and funding information are available online.
- Ontario Arts Council
The Ontario Arts Council provides grants, awards, and services to individual artists and arts organizations in Ontario. It offers more than 50 funding programs as well as awards, prizes, and scholarships for the cultural sector.
- Ontario Media Development Corporation
The Ontario Media Development Corporation is an agency of the Ontario Ministry of Culture. It facilitates economic development opportunities for Ontario’s cultural industries, including book publishing, magazine publishing, film and television, interactiv
- Ontario Ministry of Culture
The Ontario Ministry of Culture has created the Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, recognizing both developing and established artists and arts organizations that have made a major contribution in the field. The ministry also provides funding and
- Ontario Trillium Foundation
As an agency of the government of Ontario, the Ontario Trillium Foundation provides many grants to charitable and non-profit organizations. Information for applying for funding is available on the Web site.
Ontarioartist.ca provides a list of funding agencies and councils for writing and publishing in Ontario, including a list of community arts councils dedicated to supporting local artists.
- Toronto Arts Council
The Toronto Arts Council offers funding to professional artists and arts organizations in Toronto, covering a wide range of cultural disciplines.
Prince Edward Island
- Prince Edward Island Council of the Arts
The Prince Edward Island Council of the Arts provides advocacy, education, programs, and services for the development of the PEI cultural sector. Several types of grants and awards are available.
- Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec
The Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec offers advocacy, support, and funding programs for Quebec artists and arts organizations in a wide range of disciplines.
- Union des Écrivaines et des Écrivains Québécois
The Union des écrivaines et des écrivains québécois provides a list of literary prizes offered in Quebec as well as a list of regional cultural councils, many of which offer awards and bursaries to local artists or arts groups.
- Saskatchewan Arts Board
The Saskatchewan Arts Board offers support, advocacy, and funding for individual artists and arts organizations in Saskatchewan. A number of grants are available, as are guides and other resources for preparing successful applications.
- Arts Fund
The Arts Fund supports group projects that foster the creative development of the arts in the Yukon and support the principles of the Yukon Arts Policy.
- Government of Yukon Arts Section
The Arts Section of the Yukon government provides funding programs and awards for individual artists and organizations of all kinds that participate in the cultural sector.