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Canada Art Grants & Culture Grants:  305 Arts and Culture Grants for Canada.

Search for art and culture grants on Granwatch.com including grants for artists, performing arts, music, dance, visual, arts programs, local arts events, arts education and graphic arts programming.

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Grants to Ontario Artists in Eligible Regions for Artistic Guidance and Career Development

Deadline 05/04/20

Grants of $10,000 to Ontario individual artists in eligible regions for artistic guidance in a range of disciplines. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to provide career development assistance to artists who are new to the area. The goal of the program is to support the integration...

GrantWatch ID#: 185099

Grant to a Washington, Oregon, or British Columbia Artist to Create Site-Specific and Site-I...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grant to a Washington, Oregon, or British Columbia artist to create site-specific and site-integrated artwork. The funding source encourages Indigenous and underrepresented artists and those focusing on sustainability to apply. Funding is intended to create artwork for the new South County Recycling and Transfer Station in...

GrantWatch ID#: 188200

Grants to USA, Israel, and International Nonprofits for Programs That Support Cooperation Be...

Deadline 05/31/20

Grants to USA, Israel, and International nonprofit organizations for programs that support mutual cooperation between different cultures. Funding is intended for programs that are based on a shared interest in sustainable relationships to strengthen the capacity of civil society and promote problem solving and negotiation ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187356

Grants to Ontario Eligible Producers for Business Development Activities in Other Countries

Deadline 04/20/20

Grants to Ontario eligible producers for business development activities in other countries. Funding is primarily intended for market event attendance and targeted sales trips that support a strategy for company growth. Applicant companies must identify themselves as either a film or television company.

GrantWatch ID#: 188439

Grants to Ontario Artists and Organizations to Produce Musical Works in Any Genre

Deadline 04/09/20

Grants to Ontario artists, groups, and nonprofit organizations to promote the field of music throughout the province. Funding is intended to support activities that are accessible to the general community and that engage local residents. Eligible areas include, but are not limited to, concerts and performances, operas, mus...

GrantWatch ID#: 154661

Grants to Ontario Artists, Groups, and Nonprofits to Support Multidisciplinary Art Forms

Deadline 04/09/20

Grants to Ontario professional artists, collectives, groups, and nonprofit organizations to create, produce, and present multidisciplinary works of art. Funding may also be used to support professional development activities that promote multidisciplinary art. Eligible works of art are those that involve two or more of the...

GrantWatch ID#: 175548

Grants to British Columbia First Nations Organizations and Communities for Projects to Digit...

Deadline 04/09/20

Grants starting at $10,000 to British Columbia First Nations organizations and communities for projects to digitize existing text, video, and audio language resources. Funding is also intended for capital purchases and training in order to complete the project.

GrantWatch ID#: 186686

Grants to Ontario Registered Charities and Municipalities for Community Benefit Activities

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of up to $2,500 to Ontario registered charities and municipalities in eligible regions for community benefit activities. Funding is intended for programs, equipment, or resources that align with one of the following areas of focus: early literacy, environment, children and youth in recreation, children and youth at ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180474

Grants to British Columbia Indigenous Tribes, Communities, Governments, and Organizations fo...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of up to $50,000 per year to British Columbia indigenous tribes, communities, governments, and organizations to preserve the native languages. Funding is intended to encourage community partnerships to develop and expand new or existing language archives by documenting the languages of First Nations. Eligible funds ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185482

Grants to Ontario Registered Charities to Strengthen the Community through Arts and Culture ...

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants to Ontario registered charities to strengthen the community in eligible locations through arts and culture. Funding is intended for projects that promote the enjoyment and production of visual, performing, and literary arts. Programs should benefit residents in the Guelph Area. The Foundation strengthens the co...

GrantWatch ID#: 157792

Grants and In-Kind Support to British Columbia Groups to Facilitate Events and Festivals

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants and in-kind support to British Columbia groups for new or recurring festivals and other community events in an eligible region. Funding is intended to support events that provide the region with economic benefits, foster community spirit and engagement, and enhance cultural development. Eligible festivals are held a...

GrantWatch ID#: 152362

Grants to Ontario Individual Media Artists and Directors for Innovative Projects

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 and grants of up to $40,000 to Ontario individual professional media artists or directors for innovative projects that further the applicant's development as an artist. Funding is intended for film, audio, video, new media, virtual reality, video and electronic games, and digital as independent arti...

GrantWatch ID#: 154972

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Museums for Outstanding Exhibitions

Deadline 04/15/20

Awards of up to $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International museums to acknowledge outstanding exhibitions. Eligible exhibits must be open for less than two years and should be educational and interesting. Nominations will be accepted for public exhibits that focus on the history of engineering, industry, and technology.

GrantWatch ID#: 161386

Grants to Saskatchewan Artists, Groups, and Collectives to Support the Arts and Culture of In...

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $7,500 and grants of up to $10,000 to Saskatchewan Indian, Métis, and Inuit artists, groups, or collectives to support arts initiatives and raise awareness of native heritage. Funding is intended for project support, mentorship programs, and events that promote the arts, culture, language, and teachings of...

GrantWatch ID#: 175439

Grants to Manitoba Artists and Arts and Cultural Professionals for Career Development Opport...

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to Manitoba individual professional artists and arts and cultural practitioners for travel, public readings, and career development opportunities. Funding is intended for a range of professional development activities, such as presentations, workshops, specialized training, mentorships, and public re...

GrantWatch ID#: 176175

Grants to New Brunswick Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools to Enhance the Quality of Life

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to New Brunswick nonprofit organizations, athletic associations, schools, and municipalities for a broad range of activities benefitting local communities. Program areas include arts and culture, heritage, environment, youth, health and wellness, athletics, social development, and education. Projects...

GrantWatch ID#: 180285

Grants to Manitoba Nonprofits for Programs that Benefit Residents

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants to Manitoba nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit residents in eligible locations. Funding is intended to support projects and services in the areas of education, environment, health, heritage, leadership, community and family, arts, culture, and recreation, Funded activities must serve the residents of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180933

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Innovative Science, Environment, an...

Deadline 04/15/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals above the age of 18 to recognize and support innovative and ground-breaking projects that address major world challenges. Awards are intended to support projects taking place anywhere in the world. Candidates can apply in five areas: science and health, applied technolog...

GrantWatch ID#: 181058

Opportunity for Ontario Arts Nonprofits to Participate in a Program to Develop Solutions for...

Deadline 04/15/20

Opportunity for Ontario arts nonprofits and collectives in eligible locations to participate in a program to develop technological solutions to organizational challenges. Applicants must contact Foundation staff prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended to cover project-related leads, as well as materials and...

GrantWatch ID#: 185395

Grants to Saskatchewan and Manitoba Charitable and Nonprofit Organizations for Activities to...

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to Saskatchewan and Manitoba charitable and nonprofit organizations for a wide range of initiatives to benefit eligible communities. Eligible regions include Yorkton Tribal Council, cities of Melville and Yorkton, and secondary areas (located 100 kilometers or within a 60 mile radius of Yorkton). ...

GrantWatch ID#: 186100

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofit Music Organizations for Contributions to ...

Deadline 04/16/20

Grants generally ranging from $1,000 to $7,500 to USA, Canada, and international nonprofit music presenting, performing, and service organizations to support contributions to contemporary concert music. Funding is intended for project and general operating support for organizations that have demonstrated a substantial comm...

GrantWatch ID#: 180259

Grants to New Brunswick Nonprofits to Improve the Quality of Life for Local Residents

Deadline 04/17/20

Grants to New Brunswick nonprofit organizations for projects to enhance the quality of life for local residents in eligible regions. Eligible organizations are those that address the areas of social services, the environment, arts, culture, heritage, education, health, and wellbeing. Activities must benefit residents of Ch...

GrantWatch ID#: 170183

Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Music Program ...

Deadline 04/17/20

Grants averaging $2,500 and in-kind donations to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits for programs that provide music programs in schools and local communities. New applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to applying. Funding is intended to improve access to music instruction and to give children greater oppo...

GrantWatch ID#: 178253

Grants to Yukon Nonprofits, First Nations, Local Governments, Community Organizations, and A...

Deadline 04/20/20

Grants to Yukon nonprofit organizations, First Nations and local governments, industry and community associations, school and local advisory councils, and artist collectives for eligible arts projects. Funding is intended for activities in the performing, literary, and visual arts. Projects vary but may include festival de...

GrantWatch ID#: 178090

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Projects Relating to Wildlife, Huma...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International early-career individuals for projects in the areas of education, conservation, research, technology, and storytelling. Funding is intended to support transformative, innovative projects focusing on areas that include wildlife, the human journey, evolution of culture...

GrantWatch ID#: 151607

Grants to Ontario Dance Artists, Groups, and Nonprofits for Dance Productions and Presentati...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants of up to $5,000, grants of up to $15,000, and grants of up to $20,000 to Ontario dance artists, groups and collectives, and nonprofit organizations for dance presentations. Funding may be requested for the production, presentation, or development of dance works by professional dance artists residing within the Provi...

GrantWatch ID#: 154658

Grants to Canada Individual Artists and Groups for the Development of Creative Projects

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants of up to $25,000 per year to Canada individual artists, groups and organizations for support in the initial planning stages of creative projects. Interested applicants are required to register in the online portal a minimum of one month prior to submitting a proposal. Funding may be used for the development of art p...

GrantWatch ID#: 177873

Grants to Canada Organizations, Groups, and Artists for Arts Projects

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants to Canada organizations, groups, and individual artists for arts projects. Applicants must register a minimum of 30 days prior to submitting a proposal. Funding may be used to support all aspects of the creative process. Grant funds may be used to support artistic research, creation, project development, remounts, p...

GrantWatch ID#: 186644

Grants of Capital Funding to Alberta Nonprofits to Improve the Quality of Life for Local Resi...

Deadline 04/24/20

Capital funding to Alberta nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of life for local residents in eligible regions. Funding is intended for new construction, renovation, retrofitting, expansion, equipment purchases, planning assistance, and technology upgrades for existing facilities. Facilities must be located with...

GrantWatch ID#: 153507

Grants to British Columbia Registered Charities and Qualified Donees for Activities that Ben...

Deadline 04/24/20

Grants of up to $4,000 to British Columbia registered charities and qualified donees to benefit children, youth, families, and seniors in eligible rural communities. To help develop thriving and resilient communities, eligible focus areas include education, health, arts and culture, environment, economic development, sport...

GrantWatch ID#: 171066

Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits for Activities to Benefit Youth and Address Community ...

Deadline 04/24/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to British Columbia nonprofit organizations in an eligible region to benefit youth and individuals with special needs, and to address vital community needs. Focus areas eligible for funding may include: arts and culture, education and literacy, local heritage, immigrants, the environment, and seniors...

GrantWatch ID#: 171067

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Support Artwork by Under-Recognized V...

Deadline 07/10/20 LOI Date: 04/24/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for the creation of artwork by under-recognized visual artists. Interested applicants are required to submit a letter of inquiry prior to the full proposal. Funding is intended to support direct costs for the production of new works, such as ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180967

Grants to White Valley, British Columbia Nonprofits to Support Facility Rentals for Community...

Deadline 04/27/20

Grants to British Columbia nonprofit organizations and charities serving the White Valley area to offset facility rental fees for community events and meetings. Consideration will be given to projects that benefit the overall community and support recreational activities at the local community level.

GrantWatch ID#: 159067

Grants to Alberta Registered Charities to Support Initiatives That Foster Community Inclusiv...

Deadline 04/27/20

Grants of up to $7,500 to Alberta registered charities to support local initiatives that foster an inclusive sense of belonging in communities in eligible regions. Funding is intended for community-led projects that offer people of different ages and cultures the opportunity to participate, form good relationships with nei...

GrantWatch ID#: 164757

Grants to Ontario Arts Organizations to Provide Arts Internships

Deadline 04/27/20

Grants of up to $32,000 to Ontario arts organizations to provide arts internships. Funding is intended for opportunities that will assist in career development by offering new skills, knowledge, work experience, and industry contacts. The Foundation will support the creation of internship opportunities for administrators, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 171775
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Grants to Ontario Arts Nonprofits, Individual Artists, Artist Groups, and Eligible Schools f...

Deadline 04/29/20

Grants to Ontario nonprofit arts organizations, individual artists, artist groups and collectives, school boards, and First Nation or Indigenous schools to support arts projects that engage the local community. Funding is intended to promote the collaboration between local professional artists and community members to deve...

GrantWatch ID#: 153155

Grants to Saskatchewan Nonprofits, Tribal Groups, and Municipalities for Cultural Projects

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Saskatchewan nonprofit organizations, tribal groups, and municipalities for cultural projects. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to submitting a full proposal. Funding is intended to support community initiatives and activities that preserve, strengthen and transmit Métis culture ...

GrantWatch ID#: 155982
NEW

Grants to British Columbia Nonprofit Art Organizations in Eligible Regions for Arts Projects ...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to British Columbia nonprofit art organizations on the Gulf Islands and Southern Vancouver Island for public arts projects and programs. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying to confirm eligibility and request the application form. Eligible municipalities are Saanich, Victoria, Oak Bay, Esquimalt, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 164026

Grants to New Brunswick Emerging and Established Artists for New Artistic Works

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to New Brunswick individual artists for the production of original arts projects. Funding is intended to allow artists to research, develop, and implement creative works in a range of artistic disciplines such as dance, media arts, theater, literary, music, and visual arts. Funding amounts will be determined accordi...

GrantWatch ID#: 174688

Grants to British Columbia Organizations for the Marketing and Promotion of Tourism Events

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants starting at $10,000 to British Columbia organizations for sports, arts, and cultural events that increase tourism within the Province. Funding is intended to widen the impact and reach of cultural, arts, and competitive sports events by covering the costs of marketing and promotional materials, advertisements, and b...

GrantWatch ID#: 175161

Grants to Canada Nonprofits, Groups, Tribes, and Aboriginal Agencies to Support Heritage and...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to Canada nonprofit organizations and groups, band and tribal councils, and Aboriginal government agencies and organizations to support festivals that present heritage performers, artists, and artisans. Funding is intended for recurring festivals, including those that celebrate LGBTQ2+ communities and Indigenous cul...

GrantWatch ID#: 175189

Grants to Saskatchewan Registered Charities, First Nations, and Municipalities for Cultural ...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $30,000 to Saskatchewan registered charities, First Nations, and municipalities for cultural programs and activities for youth. Funding is intended to support programs that impart cultural knowledge and skills to young people though hands-on experience with First Nations or Métis arts and culture leaders.

GrantWatch ID#: 175452

Grants to Canada Nonprofits, Tribes, and Agencies to Support Local Events

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to Canada nonprofit organizations, tribes, and municipal agencies for one-time local events. Funding is intended to support small capital projects accompanying activities that celebrate an important local personality or historical event. Eligible projects may include restoration of objects, community art projects, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177625

Grants to New Brunswick Artists and Arts Professionals to Document and Contextualize the Arts

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $7,000 to New Brunswick artists and other arts professionals for the development, research, and implementation of written, video, film, or multimedia projects that document the arts. Funding is intended to promote critical and theoretical discourse in the arts through original documentation and contextualiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 180272

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations for Chamber Music Workshops for Amate...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $2,500 to USA, Canada, and International organizations for workshops that provide coaching and support for amateur musicians playing chamber music. Funding is intended to reduce registration fees for participants, subsidize coaches’ salaries, and provide scholarships for participants. ACMP seeks to fu...

GrantWatch ID#: 180316

Grants to Ontario Qualified Donees for Community Projects that Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to Ontario qualified donees for community projects that benefit residents of eligible regions. Previous grants were awarded in the focus areas of environment and animal welfare; health, wellness, and recreation; children, youth, and families; community well-being; education, literacy, and employment; and arts, cultu...

GrantWatch ID#: 180317

Grants to Alberta Nonprofits and Community Organizations to Enhance Community Programming an...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $10,000 to Alberta nonprofit societies and community organizations for projects that enhance community programming and benefit local residents in eligible locations. Funding is intended to strengthen the capacity of local groups. Projects must benefit the residents of Canmore.

GrantWatch ID#: 181065
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International High School Students for Excellence in Writing Poetr...

Deadline 04/30/20

Awards of $200 to USA, Canada, and International high school students (in grades nine through twelve) who have demonstrated excellence in writing works of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. The panel will select one winner each in poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction categories. Claudia Ann Seaman award winners are...

GrantWatch ID#: 181066
NEW

Grants to British Columbia Nonprofits for Programs that Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to British Columbia nonprofit organizations to benefit provincial residents through a wide range of community programs. Funding areas include sports, arts and culture, environment, public safety, and social services. Funding is intended to improve the quality of life for residents, support local needs and build vibr...

GrantWatch ID#: 181074

Grants to Quebec Native Artists for Professional Development Activities

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of $5,000 to Quebec Native individual artists and artist groups to advance the careers of aspiring artists. Interested applicants are required to contact staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to support professional development activities that enhance the recognition, knowledge, and promotion of Inuit and Fir...

GrantWatch ID#: 188349