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 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
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 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.