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Deadlines and Notification of Results

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Note: For components with deadline dates: the portal closes to submissions at 11:59 pm Pacific Time.
For components with any time deadlines: the portal remains open to submissions at any time. Note the Cut-off Dates and Notification of Results.

Explore and Create

Grant Component Application Deadline(s) Cut-off Dates Notification of Results
Professional Development for Artists Any time before the start of your project

10 October 2018

6 February 2019

5 June 2019

23 October 2019

5 February 2020

January 2019

May 2019

September 2019

January 2020

May 2020

Research and Creation Any time before the start of your project

12 September 2018

3 April 2019

2 October 2019

February 2019

July 2019

February 2020

Concept to Realization - Project Any time before the start of your project

12 September 2018

3 April 2019

2 October 2019

February 2019

July 2019

February 2020

Concept to Realization - Composite 17 April 2019 N/A July 2019
Artist-Driven Organizations 24 October 2018 N/A April 2019

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Engage and Sustain

Grant Component Application Deadline(s) Cut-off Dates Notification of Results
Artistic Catalysts 9 October 2019 N/A April 2020
Artistic Institutions 17 October 2018 N/A April 2019

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Creating, Knowing and Sharing : The Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples

Grant Component Application Deadline(s) Cut-off Dates Notification of Results
Travel Any time before your departure date N/A Usually within 3 months of submitting your application
Small-Scale Activities Any time before the start date of your project N/A Usually within 3 months of submitting your application
Short-Term Projects 21 September 2018 N/A February 2019
12 December 2018 N/A April 2019
21 March 2019 N/A August 2019
21 June 2019 N/A October 2019
21 September 2019 N/A January 2020
11 December 2019 N/A April 2020
18 March 2020 N/A July 2020
Long-Term Projects 21 June 2019 N/A October 2019
Indigenous Organizations 21 September 2018 N/A March 2019

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Supporting Artistic Practice

Grant Component Application Deadline(s) Cut-off Dates Notification of Results
Professional Development for Arts Professionals Any time before the start date of your project

10 October 2018

6 February 2019

5 June 2019

16 October 2019

5 February 2020

January 2019

May 2019

September 2019

January 2020

May 2020

Sector Innovation and Development - Project 17 October 2018 N/A March 2019
17 April 2019 N/A September 2019
30 October 2019 N/A March 2020
Sector Innovation and Development - Composite 17 April 2019 N/A September 2019
Literary Publishing Projects 17 October 2018 N/A March 2019
17 April 2019 N/A September 2019
Literary Publishers 26 September 2018 N/A March 2019
Support Organizations 2 October 2019 N/A April 2020
National Arts Service Organizations 23 October 2019 N/A April 2020

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Arts Across Canada

Grant Component Application Deadline(s) Cut-off Dates Notification of Results
Travel Any time before your departure date N/A

Usually within 3 months of submitting your application

Representation and Promotion Any time before your departure date

19 September 2018

21 November 2018

23 January 2019

13 March 2019

22 May 2019

10 July 2019

18 September 2019

20 November 2019

22 January 2020

11 March 2020

January 2019

March 2019

May 2019

July 2019

August 2019

October 2019

December 2019

February 2020

April 2020

June 2020

Translation 17 October 2018 N/A February 2019
16 January 2019 N/A April 2019
19 June 2019 N/A September 2019
23 October 2019 N/A January 2020
15 January 2020 N/A April 2020
Circulation and Touring 12 December 2018 N/A April 2019
1 May 2019 N/A September 2019
10 September 2019 N/A January 2020
11 December 2019 N/A April 2020
Foreign Artists Tours 12 December 2018 N/A April 2019
1 May 2019 N/A September 2019
11 December 2019 N/A April 2020
Public Outreach - project 2 April 2019 N/A August 2019
25 September 2019 N/A January 2020
Public Outreach - composite 2 April 2019 N/A August 2019
Arts Festivals and Presenters 9 October 2019 N/A March 2020

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Arts Abroad

Grant Component Application Deadline(s) Cut-off Dates Notification of Results
Travel Any time before your departure date N/A

Usually within 3 months of submitting your application

Representation and Promotion Any time before your departure date

19 September 2018

21 November 2018

23 January 2019

13 March 2019

22 May 2019

10 July 2019

18 September 2019

20 November 2019

22 January 2020

11 March 2020

January 2019

March 2019

May 2019

July 2019

August 2019

October 2019

December 2019

February 2020

April 2020

June 2020

Translation Any time before you complete the translation

17 October 2018

16 January 2019

19 June 2019

23 October 2019

15 January 2020

February 2019

April 2019

September 2019

January 2020

April 2020

Circulation and Touring 5 September 2018 N/A January 2019
12 December 2018 N/A April 2019
1 May 2019 N/A September 2019
10 September 2019 N/A January 2020
11 December 2019 N/A April 2020
Residencies Any time before the start date of your project

5 September 2018

12 December 2018

1 May 2019

10 September 2019

11 December 2019

January 2019

April 2019

September 2019

January 2020

April 2020

Co-Productions 12 December 2018 N/A April 2019
1 May 2019 N/A September 2019
11 December 2019 N/A April 2020

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Strategic Funds and Initiatives

The Creation Accelerator

Initiative Deadline Notification of Results
The Creation Accelerator (Phase 1) 16 October 2019 January 2020

Frankfurt 2020

Initiative Deadline Notification of Results
Incentive for Purchasing Translation Rights and for Publishing in German Any time before the translation is completed Usually within 3 months of submitting your application
Canada Guest of Honour Special Initiative for Canadian Artists Any time before the start date of your project/activity until 3 June 2020

Usually within 8 weeks of submitting your application

Canada Guest of Honour Special Initiative for German Cultural Organizations Any time before the start date of your project/activity until 3 June 2020 Usually within 8 weeks of submitting your application

Digital Strategy Fund

Grant Component Application Deadline(s) Notification of Results
Digital Literacy and Intelligence 18 September 2019  for requests of $50,001 to $250,000 February 2020
Any time before the start date of your initiative for requests up to $50,000 Usually within 3 months of submitting your application
Public Access to the Arts and Citizen Engagement 18 September 2019 February 2020
Transformation of Organizational Models 18 September 2019 February 2020

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Access Support Fund

Grant Component Application Deadline(s) Notification of Results

Access Support Fund

You can submit an Access Support request with your associated application, and up to 90 days of receiving your associated application’s results.

Applicants applying at the same time as they apply for the associated grant will be notified about their Access Support application in their associated grant letter.

Applicants who apply after the associated grant will be notified about their Access Support application, in a separate letter, no later than 6 months after submission of the associated grant.

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Market Access Strategy for Official Language Minority Communities (OLMC) Fund

Grant Component Application Deadline(s) Notification of Results
Market Access Strategy for Official Language Minority Communities Fund Any time before the start date of your project or activity Usually within 3 months of the application date

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Media Arts Equipment Acquisition Fund

Grant Component Application Deadline(s) Notification of Results
Media Arts Equipment Acquisition Fund 7 November 2018 March 2019
20 November 2019 April 2020

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