Money to promote vitality in the Canadian arts sector

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About the program

If you’re a national arts service organization, you could get funding equal to 60% of your annual revenues to support representation, promotion, and exchange through networking, shared learning, research, and other ongoing services.


Types of potential applicants to this component:

  • national arts service organizations

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

To be eligible, your organization must:

  • presently receive core support from this component. If your organization is presently receiving core support from another component, you must contact your Program Officer to confirm your eligibility before you apply.


  • have received 1 composite grant or 3 Canada Council project grants in the last 5 years. This excludes grants from the following components and programs: Travel, Representation and Promotion, Translation, Small-Scale Activities, Digital Strategy Fund, Leadership for Change: Grants for Organizational Development, Flying Squad, and Visiting Foreign Artists.
  • be an incorporated not-for-profit arts organization
  • work with a professional staff
  • have at least 5 years of continuous activities and services that support the professional arts sector
  • have had total revenues exceeding $75 000 in each of the last 3 years (some exceptions may be considered)

How to apply

Give your application the best chance at approval. AKR Consulting has an 99% approval rating across all<u> Canadian funding programs.</u>

For any inquiry, please call: AKR Consulting Canada at 905-678-6368


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