(New) Canada Council Deadlines 2017

Last Updated: Aug 28, 2017; recent changes are in RED text

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; Applications received by: June 16 (will receive results by Sept 2017); Sept 30 (will receive results by Dec 2017); Mar 31, 2018 (will receive results by July 2018)

EXPLORE AND CREATE: Research and Creation (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project;  Applications received by: June 20 (will receive results by Sept 2017); Nov 15 (will receive results by Mar 2018); Mar 31, 2018 (will receive results by July 2018)

EXPLORE AND CREATEConcept to Realization; Project Requests 2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project; Applications received by: June 20 (will receive results by Sept 2017); Nov 15 (will receive results by Mar 2018); Mar 31, 2018 (will receive results by July 2018); Composite Requests 2017 deadlines: May 23, 2017)

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: July 4, 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:  July 10, 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: May 23, 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: June 16, 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: July 10, 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 projectApplications received by: 16 June 2017 will receive results by Sept 2017; 30 Sept 2017 will receive results by Dec 2017; 31 Dec 2017 will receive results by Mar 2018; 31 Mar 2018 will receive results by June 2018)

SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Sector Innovation and Development (2017 deadlines: June 16, 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: July 10, 2017; publishers of both books and magazines: July 10, 2017; book publishers: July 10, 2017) (2-year grants for your organization’s fiscal years beginning in 2017 and 2018)

SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE:  Support Organizations (2017 deadlines: July 4, 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: July 10, 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: June 16, 2017; Oct 20, 2017; Jan 20, 2018)

ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Circulation and Touring (2017 deadlines: May 23, 2017; Sept 25, 2017; Jan 25, 2018)

ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Foreign Artist Tours (2017 deadlines: May 23, 2017; Sept 25, 2017; Jan 25, 2018)

ARTS ACROSS CANADA:  Public Outreach (2017 deadlines:  Composite: May 23, 2017; Project: July 10, 2017; Composite and Project: Nov 10, 2017)

ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Arts Festivals and Presenters  (CORE Funding program) (2017 deadline: July 4, 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 23, 2017; Sept 10, 2017, Dec 5, 2017, Feb 20, 2018)

ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; Applications received by: June 30, 2017 will receive results by Sept 2017; Oct 31, 2017 will receive results by Jan 2018; Jan 31 2018 will receive results by Apr 2018; Mar 31, 2018 will receive results by June 2018)

ARTS ABROAD: Co-productions (2017 deadline: July 10, 2017; Nov 1, 2017)