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Deadlines and Notification of Results

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Explore and Create

Grant Component Application Deadline(s) Cut-off Dates Notification of Results

Professional Development for Artists

Any time before the start date of your project/activity

21 October 2020

3 February 2021

2 June 2021

20 October 2021

2 February 2022

End of January 2021

End of May 2021

End of September 2021

End of January 2022

End of May 2022

Research and Creation Any time before the start of your project or the part of your project for which you are seeking funding

7 October 2020

8 April 2021

6 October 2021

End of February 2021

End of August 2021

End of February 2022

Concept to Realization - Project Grants Any time before the start of your project or the part of your project for which you are seeking funding

7 October 2020

8 April 2021

6 October 2021

End of February 2021

End of August 2021

End of February 2022

Concept to Realization - Composite Grants

7 October 2020

6 October 2021

N/A

N/A

End of February 2021

End of February 2022

Artist-Driven Organizations To be determined


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Engage and Sustain

Grant Component Application Deadline(s) Cut-off Dates Notification of Results
Artistic Catalysts To be determined


Artistic Institutions To be determined


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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/activity N/A Usually within 3 months of submitting your application
Short-Term Projects

23 September 2020

9 December 2020

17 March 2021

16 June 2021

22 September 2021

8 December 2021

16 March 2022

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

End of January 2021

End of April 2021

End of July 2021

End of October 2021

End of January 2022

End of April 2022

End of July 2022

Long-Term Projects 16 June 2021 N/A End of October 2021

Indigenous Organizations

 

(Translation deadline)

23 September 2020

22 September 2021

6 October 2021

N/A

N/A

End of February 2021

End of February 2022

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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/activity

14 October 2020

3 February 2021

19 May 2021

13 October 2021

29 January 2022

End of January 2021

End of May 2021

End of August 2021

End of January 2022

End of May 2022

Sector Innovation and Development - Project Grants

9 November 2020

5 May 2021

10 November 2021

N/A

N/A

N/A

End of March 2021

End of September 2021

End of March 2022

Sector Innovation and Development - Composite Grants 5 May 2021 N/A End of September 2021
Literary Publishing Projects 5 May 2021 N/A End of September 2021
Literary Publishers

To be determined

 
Support Organizations To be determined

National Arts Service Organizations To be determined

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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

N/A

Usually within 3 months of submitting your application
Translation

21 October 2020

13 January 2021

16 June 2021

20 October 2021

12 January 2022

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

End of January 2021

End of April 2021

End of September 2021

End of January 2022

End of April 2022

Circulation and Touring

Any time before the start of your project/activity

9 September 2020

9 December 2020

28 April 2021

8 September 2021

8 December 2021

End of January 2021

End of April 2021

End of August 2021

End of January 2022

End of April 2022

Foreign Artists Tours

9 September 2020

9 December 2020

28 April 2021

8 December 2021

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

End of January 2021

End of April 2021

End of August 2021

End of April 2022

Public Outreach - Project Grants

5 October 2020

7 April 2021

29 September 2021

N/A

N/A

N/A

End of January 2021

End of August 2021

End of January 2022

Public Outreach - Composite Grants

5 October 2020

29 September 2021

N/A

N/A

End of January 2021

End of January 2022

Arts Festivals and Presenters To be determined

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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 N/A Usually within 3 months of submitting your application
Translation Any time before you complete the translation

21 October 2020

13 January 2021 

16 June 2021

20 October 2021

12 January 2022

End of January 2021

End of April 2021

End of September 2021

End of January 2022

End of April 2022

Circulation and Touring

Any time before the start of your project/activity

9 September 2020

9 December 2020

28 April 2021

8 September 2021

8 December 2021

End of January 2021

End of April 2021

End of August 2021

End of January 2022

End of April 2022

Residencies

Any time before your departure date

9 September 2020

9 December 2020

28 April 2021

8 September 2021

8 December 2021

End of January 2021

End of April 2021

End of August 2021

End of January 2022

End of April 2022

Co-Productions

9 September 2020

9 December 2020

28 April 2021

8 December 2021

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

End of January 2021

End of April 2021

End of August 2021

End of April 2022

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Strategic Funds and Initiatives

Grant Component Application Deadline(s) Notification of Results
Digital Now

31 March 2021

28 April 2021

End of July 2021

End of July 2021

Digital Strategy Fund

Grant Component Application Deadline(s) Notification of Results
Digital Literacy and Intelligence

Any time before the start date of your initiative for requests up to $50,000 until 7 January 2021

30 September 2020 for requests of $50,001 to $250,000

Usually within 3 months of submitting your application


End of March 2021

Public Access to the Arts and Citizen Engagement

Any time before the start date of your initiative for requests up to $50,000 until 7 January 2021

30 September 2020 for requests of $50,001 to $500,000

Usually within 3 months of submitting your application


End of March 2021

Transformation of Organizational Models

Any time before the start date of your initiative for requests up to $50,000 until 7 January 2021

30 September 2020 for requests of $50,001 to $500,000

Usually within 3 months of submitting your application


End of March 2021

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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 after receiving your associated application’s results.

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/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

18 November 2020

17 November 2021

End of March 2021

End of March 2022

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