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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.

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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,...

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Art Research Links

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

NAfro Dance. Photo: Rod Braun.

Artist Story

Dance: Canadian culture, African hues

Mapiko, Patan III and Xilongo… These are the titles of some of the intensely theatrical works by NAfro Dance Productions. The only contemporary African dance company in Western Canada, NAfro encourages and supports the development of African and African-Canadian dancers and choreographers. The Canada Council is pleased to support NAfro Dance creations, productions and capacity building…

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Past recipients

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