The Canada Council for the Arts is ready to invest $116.5 million in Supporting Arts and Live Events Workers in Response to COVID-19, which was announced in the last federal government economic statement. The time has come to submit your projects.
The Council is investing this one-time additional funding in its Explore and Create program and the Digital Now initiative.
The Research and Creation and Concept to Realization components of the Explore and Create program provide increased support for a wide range of research, creation, conception, and production activities. The investment will benefit artists, arts groups, and arts organizations. The guidelines and eligibility remain unchanged.
Deadlines: April 8 & October 6
Digital Now provides groups, collectives, and arts organizations with grants to develop, create, adapt, produce, promote, disseminate, and optimize their digital artistic content or hybrid activities that combine digital and in-person dissemination.
Deadlines: March 31 & April 28
The Canada Council for the Arts is undertaking these initiatives to stimulate job creation, research, creativity, and innovation. The investments will serve as a springboard for sector recovery and strengthen the digital scene that’s taking shape right now.
Today, we are sending out a call to the entire sector—we cannot wait to discover your projects!