Updated Canada Council Grant Deadlines for May and April

Canada Council for the Arts, the government of Canada's arts funder, has extended some May and April deadlines for grant applications. The following deadlines have changed:

Explore and Create

Concept to Realization: Formerly April 15, now April 30, 2017.

Engage and Sustain

Artist Catalysts: Formerly May 1, now May 8, 2017. 

Creating, Knowing and Sharing

Travel: Any time before your departure date, but new exception: applications with departure dates from 1 – 30 April 2017 will now be accepted until 30 April 2017.
Short-Term Projects: Formerly April 15, now April 30, 2017 (first deadline of multiple).
Long-Term Projects: Formerly April 15, now April 30, 2017 (first deadline of multiple).

Supporting Artistic Practice:

Sector Innovation and Development: Formerly April 20, now April 30, 2017. 
Literary Publishers (Magazine publishers and Book and magazine publishers): Formerly May 1, now May 8, 2017. 

Arts Across Canada

Travel: Any time before your departure date, but new exception: applications with departure dates from 1 – 30 April 2017 will now be accepted until 30 April 2017.
Representation and Promotion: Any time before your departure date, but new exception: applications with departure dates from 1 – 30 April 2017 will now be accepted until 30 April 2017.
Public Outreach: Formerly April 20, now April 30, 2017. 

Arts Abroad

Travel: Any time before your departure date, but new exception: applications with departure dates from 1 – 30 April 2017 will now be accepted until 30 April 2017.
Representation and Promotion: Any time before your departure date, but new exception: applications with departure dates from 1 – 30 April 2017 will now be accepted until 30 April 2017.
Co-productions: Formerly April 20, now April 30, 2017.

Guidelines and application forms for all grants with April and May deadlines are available now on Canada Council's Grants page. The portal will be open for submissions at the end of April.

In 2015-16 over 2,000 Canadian artists and 2,200 arts organizations received $144.8 million in Canada Council grants. Prepare your applications soon and don't miss out!

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