1. Funding
  2. Grants
  3. Supporting Artistic Practice
  4. Literary Publishers

Literary Publishers

Supporting Artistic Practice

Ice covered tree branches - Banner for Supporting Artistic Practice Program

The Literary Publishers component of Supporting Artistic Practice funds Canadian publishers of literary books and magazines committed to developing and promoting Canadian literary writers and artists through the publishing process.

Activities - what you can apply for

You can apply for a contribution towards activities that develop and promote Canadian literary writers and artists through the publishing process.

You can’t apply for activities that receive funding from another Canada Council program or those on the general list of ineligible activities.

Who can apply

Types of potential applicants to this component:

  • Canadian literary book and creative writing magazine publishers

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

You must also meet the following basic criteria:

  • presently receive core support from this component

If your organization is presently receiving core support from another component, you must contact the core grant team to confirm your eligibility before you apply.


  • have received at least 2 Canada Council publishing project grants from the component Supporting Artistic Practice: Literary Publishing Projects in the last 3 years
  • have had total revenues exceeding $30 000 in each of the last 3 years (some exceptions may be considered)