Overview of Canada Council funding through Explore and Create
Explore and Create at a glance
Total Explore and Create grants
Total grants to arts organizations
Total grants to groups
Total grants to artists
Arts organizations supported
First-time grant recipients
Canada Council grants making a difference
Artists, groups and organizations engage in a breadth of activities – both intimate and large-scale – funded by the Canada Council. Discover some of their stories.
Breakdown of funding for Explore and Create
Funding by province and territory
|Newfoundland and Labrador||$1.0M|
|Prince Edward Island||$151.7K|
Funding by field of practice
|Field of practice||Amount|
|Deaf and Disability Arts||$1.3M|
|Music and Sound||$13.6M|
Opening doors to Canadian arts data
We offer the public detailed statistical data regarding our grant recipients in formatted Excel documents and in a machine readable format (.csv). Data can be sorted by programs, regions (e.g. community and census metropolitan area) and can also be added to other databases on arts and culture activities and organizations in Canada.Data Tables
Each year, the Canada Council for the Arts makes its Annual Report available to the public. This document reviews the Council’s commitments from its five-year strategic plan and highlights the year’s major projects while showcasing the work of funded artists and organizations. The Annual Report demonstrates the importance, necessity and impact of public arts funding.
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