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Browse through all of Canada Council's Research reports or search for the author, subject or theme of interest...

About Research and Evaluation

The Canada Council undertakes arts research to develop and share knowledge about our activities, as well as sector-wide trends in the...

Read about the Canada Council’s funding

Find detailed information on the Canada Council’s funding activities–at all levels–in our “Funding to Artists and Arts Organizations: National Overview, Provincial and Territorial Profiles”. This report provides more than just a statistical analysis of grants awarded in a given 12-month period; it also highlights the diversity and dynamism of the professional arts in Canada today, in literally hundreds of communities across the country.


Investing in the arts

Statistical research and analysis regarding Canada Council funding programs, grant recipients and arts and cultural funding in a national context.

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Key Statistics of Canada Council Funding

Take a look at key statistics of Canada Council funding, including number of grant applications received and the number awarded,...

Art Research Links

Learn more about the state of the arts in Canada and around the world

Kelley Armstrong reading from her book <em>The Gathering</em> (Doubleday Canada) to her fans, Yellowknife Public Library, November 2012.

Artist Story

Council brings Canadian authors to public libraries in the North

Author visits encourage literacy, bring in new library users and get people excited about reading. But touring–especially to remote communities in Canada’s North–can be expensive. Thanks to grants provided by the Canada Council, the Yellowknife Public Library was able to get the funding needed to bring three diverse Canadian authors to their community readings and community events.

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Past recipients

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