Canada Council Grant Deadlines 2017 (New Funding Model)

NOTE: ALL organizations, groups and individuals MUST register in the new portal system (30 days in advance) before they can apply under Council’s new programming model in 2017. Once you have completed the registration process (and been approved, which can take 15+ days just FYI), their system will automatically generate a list of funding programs for which you are potentially eligible to apply.


A summary of ALL the new Canada Council new funding model program types & deadlines (click links to view guidelines):

EXPLORE AND CREATE:  Professional Development for Artists (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)

EXPLORE AND CREATE: Research and Creation (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)

EXPLORE AND CREATEConcept to Realization (Project Requests 2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project; Composite Requests 2017 deadlinesApr 15, 2017; Nov 15 2017; Mar 31, 2018)

EXPLORE AND CREATEArtist-Driven Organizations (CORE funding program). (2017 deadline: July 4, 2017 (2-year grants for your organization’s fiscal years beginning in 2017 and 2018)

ENGAGE AND SUSTAIN:  Artistic Catalysts (CORE funding program). (2017 deadline: May 1, 2017 (3-year grants for your organization’s fiscal years beginning in 2017, 2018 and 2019)

ENGAGE AND SUSTAIN: Artistic Institutions (CORE funding program). (2017 deadline:  Jun 1, 2017 (2-year grants for your organization’s fiscal years beginning in 2017 and 2018)

CREATING, KNOWING AND SHARING (Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples): Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)

CREATING, KNOWING AND SHARING (Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples): Small-Scale Activities (2017 deadline: any time before the start date of your project)

CREATING, KNOWING AND SHARING (Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples): Short-Term Projects (2017 deadlines: Apr 15 2017; Sept 21, 2017; Dec 21, 2017; Mar 21, 2018)

CREATING, KNOWING AND SHARING (Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples):  Long-Term Projects (2017 deadlines: Apr 15 2017; Dec 21, 2017)

CREATING, KNOWING AND SHARING (Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples): Indigenous Organizations (CORE funding program(2017 deadline: Jun 15, 2017 (2-year grants for your organization’s fiscal years beginning in 2017 and 2018)

SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Professional Development for Arts Professionals (2017 deadline: any time before the start date of your project)

SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Sector Innovation and Development (2017 deadlines: Apr 20, 2017; Dec 15, 2017)

SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE:  Literary Publishing Projects (2017 deadlines: Oct 10, 2017, Mar 15, 2018)

SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Literary Publishers (2017 deadlines:  magazine publishers: May 1, 2017; publishers of both books and magazines: May 1, 2017; book publishers: Jun 15, 2017) (2-year grants for your organization’s fiscal years beginning in 2017 and 2018)

SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE:  Support Organizations (2017 deadlines: May 15, 2017 (3-year grants for your organization’s fiscal years beginning in 2017, 2018 and 2019)

SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: National Arts Service Organizations (CORE funding program) (2017 deadlines: Jun 15, 2017 (3-year grants for your organization’s fiscal years beginning in 2017, 2018 and 2019) 

ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)

ARTS ACROSS CANADA:  Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)

ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Translation (2017 deadlines: Jun 10, 2017; Oct 20, 2017; Jan 20, 2018)

ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Circulation and Touring (2017 deadlines: May 10, 2017; Sept 25, 2017, Jan 25, 2018)

ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Foreign Artist Tours (2017 deadlines: May 10, 2017; Sept 25, 2017, Jan 25, 2018)

ARTS ACROSS CANADA:  Public Outreach (2017 deadlines: Apr 20, 2017; Nov 10, 2017)

ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Arts Festivals and Presenters  (CORE Funding program) (2017 deadline: Jun 1, 2017 (3-year grants for your organization’s fiscal years beginning in 2017, 2018 and 2019)

ARTS ABROAD: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)

ARTS ABROAD: Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)

ARTS ABROAD: Translation (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)

ARTS ABROAD: Circulation and Touring (2017 deadlines: May 5, 2017; Sept 10, 2017; Dec 5, 2017; Feb 20, 2018)

ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)

ARTS ABROAD: Co-productions (2017 deadline: Apr 20, 2017; Nov 1, 2017)

Grant Spotlight #27: City of Vancouver Cultural Grant Program

Details: http://vancouver.ca/people-programs/cultural-grants-program.aspx

Deadline: December 7, 2017

2017 Project Application template: 2017-cofv-projects-appl-questions-template
2017 Annual Assistance Application template: 2017-cofv-annual-assistance-appl-questions-template
2017 Operating Application template2017-cofv-operating-appl-questions-template

CONTACTS:

Karen Hasselfelt
Cultural Planner: Project Grants
604-871-6045 karen.hasselfelt@vancouver.ca

Cherryl Masters
Cultural Planner: Operating Grants
604-871-6498 cherryl.masters@vancouver.ca

Metha Brown
Cultural Planner: Annual Assistance Grants
604.673-8411 metha.brown@vancouver.ca

Dec 2016 Grant Deadlines

General Deadlines/Service/Community (all disciplines):
  1. BCAC Professional Development (Individuals) (Dec 1, Apr 1, Aug 1)
  2. BCAC Touring Initiatives  (Dec 1, Apr 1, Aug 1)
  3. Canadian Heritage Endowment Incentives Program (Dec 1)
  4. City of Vancouver Cultural Grants Program – Operating (Dec 7)
  5. City of Vancouver Cultural Grants Program – Annual Assistance (Dec 7)
  6. City of Vancouver Cultural Grants Program – Project (Dec 7)
  7. Coast Capital Community Investment Grants (Dec 7)
  8. Port Metro Vancouver Community Investment Program (Dec 8: Please submit your application one week prior to Dec 8 meeting date)
  9. Vancouver Foundation Arts & Culture Program: Field of Interest Grants (TEST & GROW grants) (Project Overview stage) (Last 2016 deadline: Dec 9, 2016)
  10. UBC: BC History Digitization Program ( Dec 19, 2016)
  11. BC Gaming Multiculturalism Grant Program (2016 deadline announced: Oct 24 to Dec 18, 2016) 
  12. City of Vancouver: Transit Shelter Advertising Program  (monthly deadlines: Dec 23)
  13. City of Vancouver: Video Screen Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Dec 23)
  14. Canadian Heritage: Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (no deadline, constant intake; NOTE: recent changes (May 2016) were made to the program guidelines & forms; feasibility studies are again eligible)
  15. Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC): Inter-Action Multiculturalism Grants  (NO deadline; BUT you must apply 18 weeks in advance of your planned event/project)
Visual/Media/Literary/Heritage/Inter-Arts Deadlines:
  1. Canada Council Book Publishing Support: Block Grants (Note: no deadline in 2016)
  2. BravoFACT (next 2016 deadline: Dec 2)
  3. BCAC Block Funding – Book Publishers (Dec 15)
  4. BCAC Title Assistance – Book Publishers (Dec 15)
  5. Canada Council Grants to Major International Exhibitions (Dec 15)
Performing Arts (Music) Deadlines:
  1. Canada Council Opera/New Opera Program: Annual and Multi-Year Grants (Note: no deadline in 2016)
  2. Canada Council Opera/New Opera Program: Project Grants (Note: no deadline in 2016)
Performing Arts (Theatre/Festivals) Deadlines:
  1. Canada Council Theatre International Program (Components III, IV & V) (Dec 1)
  2. Canada Council Theatre Touring & Special Initiatives Program (Dec 1)
  3. Canada Council: Developmental Support to Aboriginal Theatre Organizations (Note: no deadline in 2016)
Individual Artists (all disciplines) Deadlines:
  1. BCAC Professional Development (Individuals) (Dec 1, Apr 1, Aug 1)
  2. NEW: ArtsStarts Creative Sparks Grants (Dec 15)

Nov 2016 Grant Deadlines

General Deadlines/Service/Community (all disciplines):
  1. Destination BC: Tourism Events Program (appl windows: Sept 1-Nov 30, 2016; Mar 1- May 31, 2017; Sept 1,- Nov 30, 2017; depending on timing of event)
  2. BC Gaming Multiculturalism Grant Program (Note: 2016 deadline not yet posted online, so unsure if program will be offered again in 2016, check back for updates; 2015 deadline: between Oct 26 – Dec 13)
  3. Kinder Morgan Foundation (Nov 10, Jan 10, Mar 10, May 10, July 10, Sept 10)
  4. NEW: Anvil Centre Artists-In-Residence Program (all disciplines) (Nov 15)
  5. BC Rehab Foundation: Project Grant Program (2016 deadline not yet posted; 2015 deadline was Nov 17)
  6. City of Vancouver: Transit Shelter Advertising Program  (monthly deadlines: Nov 18)
  7. City of Vancouver: Video Screen Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Nov 18)
  8. NEW: BC Ministry of Culture: International Presence Program (Proposals will be accepted on a continuous [first come first served] intake until Nov 30, 2016).
  9. Canadian Heritage: Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (no deadline, constant intake; NOTE: recent changes (May 2016) were made to the program guidelines & forms; feasibility studies are again eligible)
  10. Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC): Inter-Action Multiculturalism Grants  (NO deadline; BUT you must apply 18 weeks in advance of your planned event/project)
Aboriginal/First Peoples Program Deadlines:
  1. Canada Council: Aboriginal Peoples Production Project Grants in Dance (Nov 1)
  2. Canada Council: Grants to Aboriginal Dance Professionals (Nov 1)
  3. Canada Council: Aboriginal Peoples Collaborative Exchange: National and International Project Grants (Nov 15)
  4. Canada Council: Elder/Youth Legacy Program (Nov 15)
Visual/Media/Literary/Heritage/Inter-Arts Deadlines:
  1. NEW: Access Copyright Foundation Events Grants Program (Nov 1)
  2. NEW: Creative BC: Project Development Fund (application intake now open; first come first served funding)
  3. Canada Council: Grants to Media Arts Organizations (Initiatives) (Nov 1)
  4. Canada Council: Project Grants to Media Arts Organizations, Groups and Collectives (Nov 1)
  5. Canada Council: Travel Grants to Professionals in the Visual Arts (Nov 1)
  6. Canada Council: Book Publishing Support: Emerging Publisher Grants (Nov 1)
  7. Creative BC: Interactive Fund (2016 deadline not yet posted; 2015 deadline is Nov 6)
  8. Canada Council: Inter-Arts: Touring Grants to Artists & Organizations (Nov 15)
  9. Canada Council: Inter-Arts Office: Project Grants to Organizations (Nov 15)
  10. Dr. Shirley L. Thomson Award for Young Curators (Nov 15)
Performing Arts (Music) Deadlines:
  1. NEW: BC Music Fund: Sound Recording Pilot Program(Applications open until Nov 30, 2016, processed first-come-first-served)
  2. Canada Council: Grants to Professional Musicians – Individuals (Nov 1)
  3. MUCHFact Awards (2016 Deadlines: Jan 14, Mar 10, May 5, Jun 30, Sep 8, Nov 3)
  4. Canada Council: Music Travel Grants (Nov 15, 2016 & Jan 31, 2017)
Performing Arts (Dance) Deadlines:
  1. Canada Council: Aboriginal Peoples Production Project Grants in Dance (Nov 1)
  2. Canada Council: Grants to Aboriginal Dance Professionals (Nov 1)
  3. Canada Council: Support Services to the Dance Milieu: Project Grants (Nov 15)
Individual Artists (all disciplines) Deadlines:
  1. Canada Council: Grants to Professional Musicians – Individuals (Nov 1 & Mar 1)
  2. Canada Council: Aboriginal Peoples Production Project Grants in Dance (Nov 1)
  3. Canada Council: Grants to Aboriginal Dance Professionals (Nov 1)
  4. Canada Council: Travel Grants to Professionals in the Visual Arts (Nov 1)
  5. Creative BC: Interactive Fund (2016 deadline not yet posted; 2015 deadline is Nov 6)
  6. Dr. Shirley L. Thomson Award for Young Curators (Nov 15)
  7. BCAC Project Assistance for Visual Artists (Nov 15)
  8. Canada Council: Music Travel Grants (Nov 15, 2016 & Jan 31, 2017)