About Us

About Us

The Canada Council offers a broad range of grants and services to professional Canadian artists and arts organizations in music, theatre, writing and publishing, visual arts, dance, media arts, and integrated and circus arts – fostering and promoting the arts in Canada since 1957.


Request for proposals

A formal Request for Proposal (RFP) process to solicit quotations from suppliers.

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Corporate Planning Documents

The Canada Council's strategic plan will guide the organization as it continues its work to further enrich and deepen the artistic and cultural experience of Canadians. Learn more about the 5 directions, and join in the discussion!

Who assesses

Peer assessment

Find out how the Council makes its decisions.


Donor Information

Through the Prizes Section, the Canada Council for the Arts awards numerous special prizes that celebrate excellence in individual artists...

International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies

International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies

The International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies is a member of the global network of national arts support agencies...


Providing you access, respecting your privacy

Want to submit a request for Access to Information? Wonder how the Council protects your private information? Find the answers here.

recipients / beneficiares

Searchable Grants Listing

Here's a handy tool: a searchable database of past grant recipients and prize winners.