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Small-Scale Activities

Creating, Knowing and Sharing

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June 5, apply on the portal

Register at least 30 days before you want to apply

The Small-Scale Activities component of Creating, Knowing and Sharing funds activities that will advance your artistic career or practice. This may include acquiring materials for artistic production, engaging in career or artistic development activities or benefitting from specific expertise, advice or training from a professional artist or cultural carrier. This component is open to First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals, artistic groups, collectives and organizations working in all disciplines.

First-time applicants are strongly encouraged to speak to a Program Officer before applying.

Individuals who are Deaf or who have disabilities, including those living with mental illness, and require accommodation at any stage of the application process may be eligible for additional assistance.

Activities - what you can apply for

Your activities must be led by eligible First Nations, Inuit or Métis professional artists, cultural carriers or arts/cultural professionals.

You can apply to:

  • purchase/acquire materials for artistic production
  • pay honoraria to professional artists or cultural carriers for specific expertise, advice, or training
  • engage in career or artistic development activities

You can’t apply for activities that occur before your project start date or for activities, materials or expenses that receive funding from another Creating, Knowing and Sharing component or Canada Council program. You also can’t apply for activities on the general list of ineligible activities.

Who can apply

Your eligibility to apply to this component is determined by the validated profile created in the portal.

Organizations presently receiving core (operating) grants cannot apply to this component.

Deadline and Grant Amount

CALENDAR
Any time before the start date of your project (retroactive to 1 April 2017).

Up to

$3 000

In addition, a Remote Community Allowance may be available.

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Questions? Contact an officer