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Stats and Stories 2017-18
Newfoundland and Labrador Funding Overview

Stats and Stories presents a breadth of information about the Canada Council’s funding. You will find detailed breakdowns of funding, five-year trends, open data tables and stories about what artists, groups and arts organizations did with their grants.

Newfoundland and Labrador at a glance

Grants in Newfoundland and Labrador

$2.6M

Grants to arts organizations

$1.9M

Grants to groups

$81.4K

Grants to artists

$636.0K

Total Canada Council grants in Canada

$202.7M

Arts organizations supported

31

Groups supported

3

Artists supported

26

Other programs and activities

$93.7K

First-time grant recipients

14

Communities where grants were awarded

8

Artists and arts professionals who served as peer assessors

16

Breakdown of funding in Newfoundland and Labrador 

Funding by program or division

Program or division Amount
Explore and Create $743.4K
Engage and Sustain $805.7K
Creating, Knowing and Sharing: the Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples $195.2K
Supporting Artistic Practice $370.0K
Arts Across Canada $372.2K
Arts Abroad $53.0K
Prizes Section $32.8K
Strategic Funds - Digital Strategy Fund $0.0M
Strategic Funds - Other $47.7K
Art Bank $0.0M
Canadian Commission for UNESCO $0.0M
Public Lending Right Program $87.9K

Funding by field of practice

Field of practice Amount
Circus Arts $217.0K
Dance $169.0K
Deaf and Disability Arts $25.4K
Digital Arts $0.0M
Indigenous Arts $195.2K
Inter-Arts $0.0M
Literature $353.4K
Media Arts $314.8K
Multidisciplinary Activities $145.8K
Music and Sound $306.4K
Theatre $574.0K
Visual Arts $313.2K
Other field of practice $0.0M

5-year trend: grant amounts

Year Amount
2013-14 $1.5M
2014-15 $1.5M
2015-16 $1.6M
2016-17 $2.4M
2017-18 $2.6M

Highest funded organizations

Organization Link Amount
Wonderbolt Productions https://www.facebook.com/pg/Wonderbolt/about/ $195.0K
The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery https://www.therooms.ca/ $165.0K
Theatre Newfoundland Labrador http://www.theatrenewfoundland.com/ $148.0K
Rising Tide Association http://www.risingtidetheatre.com/ $129.0K
NIFCO https://www.nifco.org/ $114.4K
Resource Centre for the Arts http://rca.nf.ca/ $103.2K
Breakwater Books http://www.breakwaterbooks.com/ $97.7K
Opera On the Avalon http://operaontheavalon.com/ $90.0K
White Rooster Theatre https://www.facebook.com/WhiteRoosterTheatre/ $83.5K
Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland http://artisticfraud.com/ $81.8K
Notes

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. 

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Building Momentum - Annual Report 2017 - 2018

Annual Report

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.

Read the Annual Report

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