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Stats and Stories 2017-18
Quebec 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.

Quebec at a glance

Grants in Quebec

$68.1M

Grants to arts organizations

$54.1M

Grants to groups

$1.8M

Grants to artists

$12.2M

Total Canada Council grants in Canada

$202.7M

Arts organizations supported

670

Groups supported

90

Artists supported

720

Other programs and activities

$5.0M

First-time grant recipients

420

Communities where grants were awarded

145

Artists and arts professionals who served as peer assessors

236

Breakdown of funding in Quebec

Funding by program or division

Program or division Amount
Explore and Create $21.9M
Engage and Sustain $15.6M
Creating, Knowing and Sharing: the Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples $1.5M
Supporting Artistic Practice $12.7M
Arts Across Canada $7.4M
Arts Abroad $5.8M
Prizes Section $877.0K
Strategic Funds - Digital Strategy Fund $1.6M
Strategic Funds - Other $405.7K
Art Bank $0.0M
Canadian Commission for UNESCO $5.5K
Public Lending Right Program $4.5M

Funding by field of practice

Field of practice Amount
Circus Arts $1.0M
Dance $9.6M
Deaf and Disability Arts $317.0K
Digital Arts $957.6K
Indigenous Arts $1.5M
Inter-Arts $1.9M
Literature $11.2M
Media Arts $6.1M
Multidisciplinary Activities $2.0M
Music and Sound $11.6M
Theatre $13.8M
Visual Arts $7.9M
Other field of practice $178.9K

5-year trend: grant amounts

Year Amount
2013-14 $45.7M
2014-15 $47.1M
2015-16 $47.0M
2016-17 $57.9M
2017-18 $68.1M

Highest funded organizations

Organization Link Amount
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal https://www.osm.ca/en/home-osm/ $1.8M
Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal https://grandsballets.com/en/ $1.4M
Opéra de Montréal http://www.operademontreal.com/en $1.2M
Centre Canadien d'Architecture https://www.cca.qc.ca/en/ $725.0K
Compagnie Marie Chouinard https://www.mariechouinard.com/home.html $619.0K
La Fondation du Théâtre du Nouveau Monde https://www.tnm.qc.ca/ $594.0K
BJM DANSE Montréal http://www.bjmdanse.ca/en/ $528.5K
Ex Machina http://lacaserne.net/index2.php/exmachina/ $502.5K
Centre du Théâtre d'Aujourd'hui http://theatredaujourdhui.qc.ca/ $500.0K
Orchestre symphonique de Québec https://www.osq.org/ $450.0K
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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.

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