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Supporting Artistic Practice - Literary Publishing Projects

Grants to Canada Publishers and Literary
Magazines to Promote Works by Canadian Authors

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Canada Council for the Arts

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Grants of up to $30,000 to Canada creative writing magazine and literary book publishers for projects that promote works by Canadian authors. Applicants must register online at least 30 days prior to the deadline. First-time applicants are encouraged to contact program staff prior to applying. Grantees must support the promotion and development of writers through publications.

Eligible Expenses:
-Direct costs for publishing up to 6 books
-Direct costs for publishing up to 1 year of magazine issues

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177880

Estimated Size of Grant:

-Publication of Books: Up to $30,000
-Publication of Magazines: Up to $5,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Types of potential applicants to this component include literary book and creative writing magazine publishers.

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

Organizations presently receiving core (operating) grants cannot apply to this component.

You may not apply for activities that receive funding from another Canada Council program or those on the general list of ineligible activities.

Pre-Application Information:

Upcoming Deadlines:
-October 10, 2017
-March 15, 2018

If you have not already done so, you must register in the portal at least 30 days before you want to apply.

You are encouraged to speak with a Canada Council Program Officer before submitting an application to this component for the first time.

Notification of results usually occurs within 3 months of the deadline date.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online through the grants portal:

Contact a Canada Council officer:

Brigitte Fontille, Supporting Artistic Practice
ext. 4571

Catherine Montgomery, Supporting Artistic Practice
ext. 5574

Canada Council for the Arts
150 Elgin St
P.O. Box 1047
Ottawa, ON Canada
K1P 5V8

1-800 263-5588 / 613 566-4414

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