Funding & grants


CIRA’s Community Investment Program Grants

CIRA’s Community Investment Program grants
fund innovative community internet projects to build a resilient, trusted and secure internet for all Canadians.


While CIRA’s granting program will consider applications that benefit all Canadians, we’re especially looking for initiatives that benefit:

  • Northern, rural and Indigenous communities
  • Students (kindergarten to grade 12 and post-secondary)

IMAGO Photography Scholarship 2022

IMAGO are proud to support emerging talent with vision, diversity and dynamic ideas. We are pleased to announce our new IMAGO Photography Scholarship, a program to provide emerging photographers, producing work that compels, expert and professional support to advance their artistry and career. Our support of photography is broad. Born out of Berlin in 1997, IMAGO has evolved into a premium global content provider spanning photography and video. We are proud to have grown together with our photographers over the years and want to give back to the community.


Open Call for Participatory Creative Music Projects

The Canadian New Music Network is excited to call for Participatory Creative Music Projects to be hosted on the online Participatory Creative Music Hub. Successful applicants will be provided funding for documentation of an existing project.

Amount of grant: $800.00

Application deadline: February 20, 2022

Deadline for submission of documentation via online upload form for selected projects: April 23, 2022


Indigenous Cultural Heritage Micro-Grant

This funding program supports new activities on a one-time basis that help to revitalize Indigenous cultural heritage.

The Indigenous Cultural Heritage Micro-Grant (ICH MG) supports the performance, preservation or sharing of Indigenous heritage, increasing knowledge sharing with Elders or assisting in the development of cultural heritage skills in Indigenous communities.


The Community Arts Spaces program

The Community Arts Spaces program supports Indigenous arts organizations and arts collectives to develop Indigenous workspaces and workshops in order to share artistic skills and knowledge.

The Community Arts Spaces program supports activities including workshops, training, knowledge sharing, workshop materials and minor building renovations and improvements.


The Individual Artists program

The Individual Artists program helps artists to improve their skills and knowledge, pursue new approaches, exhibit or perform and gain recognition from their peers.

The Individual Artist Program is for Indigenous artists and art professionals residing in B.C. Artists should have a demonstrated commitment to their artistic practice in any artistic discipline – visual, music, dance, theatre, literary or media and including the contemporary practice of traditionally-based forms.


Arts et lettres de la Montérégie-Ouest - Partenariat territorial


Avec une volonté partagée de soutenir la création artistique et sa diffusion en lien avec la collectivité, la Municipalité régionale de comté (MRC) de Beauharnois-Salaberry, la MRC du Haut-Saint-Laurent, la MRC du Roussillon, la MRC des Jardins-de-Napierville, la MRC de Vaudreuil-Soulanges*, Culture Montérégie, la Table de concertation régionale de la Montérégie, le ministère des Affaires municipales et de l’Habitation et le Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (Conseil) ont signé une entente pour soutenir les projets qui impliquent formellement des initiatives


Visual Artists Creation Projects


The program supports professional Ontario-based visual artists to create new work. The program aims to reflect the range of artistic practices in the visual arts, and to support excellence, regional activity, diverse artists and communities.

There are three categories, based on years of professional practice and public presentation of work:


Theatre Projects


The program supports professional theatrical exploration, creation, development, production and presentation, regardless of theatrical tradition, as well as initiatives that benefit the Ontario professional theatre community. There are five categories: