Bringing the arts to life
We're proud to be Canada’s public arts funder. We champion and invest in artistic excellence through our grants, services, prizes and payments to Canadian artists and arts organizations.
Simon Brault, Director of the Canada Council for the Arts, addresses climate change through the lens of climate justice and the arts.
The Canada Council is hosting free sessions on applying for grants for new and early career artists in British Columbia. Find out more.
Mexico’s 2019 Festival Internacional Cervantino is turning the spotlight on performing arts from Canada. The Canada Council is proposing diversified programming.
Simon Brault, the Canada Council’s Director and CEO, travelled to communities throughout Canada’s three territories to initiate important conversations about how the Council can support the arts in the North even more strongly.
Our impact: by the numbers
Support to Indigenous artists, groups and arts organizations
Communities across Canada in which grants, prizes and payments were awarded
Support to first-time recipients