Federal Funding Programs (2024)

For more information on the below programs please click on the name of the program to be taken directly to the program page on the Government of Canada website.

Building Communities Through Arts and HeritageBuilding Communities Through Arts and Heritage supports community celebrations, such as festivals, events and projects.
Canada Arts Presentation FundThe Canada Arts Presentation Fund provides financial assistance to organizations that professionally present arts festivals or performing arts series (arts presenters) and organizations that offer support to arts presenters.
Canada Arts Training FundThe Canada Arts Training Fund supports the training of artists with high potential through organizations that offer high-calibre training.
Canada Book FundThe Canada Book Fund promotes a strong book industry that publishes and markets Canadian-authored books.
Canada Cultural Investment FundThe Canada Cultural Investment Fund encourages private sector investment, partnership and sound business practices to help arts and heritage organizations be better rooted and recognized in their communities.
Canada Cultural Spaces FundThe Canada Cultural Spaces Fund supports the improvement of physical conditions for artistic creativity and innovation.
Canada History FundThe Canada History Fund supports the development of learning materials and activities that contribute to increasing Canadians’ knowledge about Canada.
Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund encourages the creation of popular, innovative Canadian content and software applications.
Canada Music FundThe Canada Music Fund supports a wide range of musicians and entrepreneurs who create, produce and market original and diverse Canadian music.
Canada Periodical FundThe Canada Periodical Fund provides financial assistance to Canadian print magazines, non-daily newspapers and digital periodicals.
Canada Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification ProgramThe Canada Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification Program assists eligible Canadian art galleries, museums, archives and libraries by assuming financial responsibility for loss or damage to objects or appurtenances in eligible travelling exhibitions.
Canadian Conservation Institute internship programsThe Canadian Conservation Institute offers paid post-graduate internships and curriculum internships that provide learning opportunities for the conservation community in Canada and abroad.
Canadian Film or Video Production Tax CreditThe Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit supports Canadian programming and the development of an active domestic production sector.
Celebrate CanadaCelebrate Canada provides funding for activities organized on National Indigenous Peoples Day, Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day, Canadian Multiculturalism Day and Canada Day.
Commemorate CanadaCommemorate Canada provides financial support to initiatives that commemorate Canada’s significant people, places, achievements and life events.
Documentary Heritage Community ProgramThe Documentary Heritage Community Program ensures that Canada’s continuing memory is documented and accessible to current and future generations by adopting a more collaborative approach with local documentary heritage communities.
Economic Development InitiativeLearn about the funding available for activities related to business and economic development that encourage growth in Northern Ontario’s Francophone communities.
Film or Video Production Services Tax CreditThe Film or Video Production Services Tax Credit promotes Canada as a location of choice for film and video productions employing Canadians.
Funding for Commemorating the National Day for Truth and ReconciliationThis program provides funding for initiatives that commemorate or increase awareness of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (observed on September 30) and of the history and legacy of residential schools.
Indigenous Languages and Cultures ProgramThe Indigenous Languages and Cultures Program promotes Indigenous languages, strengthens Indigenous cultural identity and increases Indigenous participation in Canadian society.
Listen, Hear Our Voices initiativeThe Listen, Hear Our Voices initiative can fund Indigenous organizations to help digitize and preserve existing culture and language recordings for future generations.
Local Journalism InitiativeThe Local Journalism Initiative supports the creation of original civic journalism that covers the diverse needs of underserved communities across Canada.
Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism ProgramThe Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism Program supports the mandate of the Department of Canadian Heritage by building on Canada’s strength as a diverse and inclusive society.
Museums Assistance ProgramThe Museums Assistance Program supports heritage institutions and workers in the preservation and presentation of heritage collections.
Sport Support ProgramThe Sport Support Program supports the development of Canadian athletes and coaches.
Young Canada WorksYoung Canada Works offers a variety of summer job and internship programs to job seekers and employers.
Youth Take Charge ProgramThe Youth Take Charge Program supports youth-led projects that exemplify the ability to strengthen youth attachment to Canada.

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