Funding opportunities

Note:

For a complete list of eligible applicants, click on the program name

Consult the guidelines to publicly acknowledge the financial assistance your organization received from Canadian Heritage.

View the Service Standards for Canadian Heritage Funding Programs

Program Name

Deadline
YYYY/MM/DD
(Subject to Change)

Of Interest To
Aboriginal Peoples' Program Deadline dates vary by component Aboriginal organizations
Athlete Assistance Program (AAP) Ongoing Canadian high-performance athletes
Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage Deadline dates vary by component Not-for-profit organizations, Aboriginal organizations, municipal administration
Canada Arts Presentation Fund
  • 2016/04/01
  • 2016/10/01
Not-for-profit organizations, Aboriginal organizations, government institutions
Canada Arts Training Fund 2015/06/30 Not-for-profit organizations, Aboriginal organizations
Canada Cultural Investment Fund Deadline dates vary by component Not-for-profit professional arts organizations, foundations, not-for-profit professional arts and heritage organizations, Aboriginal organizations, postsecondary education institutions
Canada Cultural Spaces Fund Ongoing Not-for-profit arts and heritage organizations, government institutions, Aboriginal organizations
Canada History Fund Ongoing Key national Canadian history and civics sector organizations, and post-secondary educational institutions
Canada Media Fund Ongoing Media producers
Canada Music Fund Deadline dates vary by component A wide range of musicians and entrepreneurs who create, produce and market original and diverse Canadian music are eligible to apply.
Canada Book Fund
  • 2016/02/01 (Support for Publishers: Business Development)
  • 2016/04/01 (Support for Publishers: Publishing Support)
  • 2016/05/02 (Support for Organizations)
Canadian book industry organizations, Canadian book publishers
Canada Periodical Fund Deadline dates vary by component Periodical publishers and organizations related to the periodical industry
Canada Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification Program Closed Approved Canadian institutions hosting a travelling exhibition
Canadian Conservation Institute Internships Ongoing Post-graduates, students
Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit (CPTC) Ongoing Canadian film and television production companies creating Canadian content productions
Celebrate Canada 2015/11/16 Not-for-profit organizations, businesses, educational institutions, government institutions
Commemorate Canada Ongoing Contact the Celebration and Commemoration Program for more information
Community Cultural Action Fund
  • 2014/12/05
  • 2015/04/10
Canadian not-for-profit institutions and organizations, as legally defined, provincial and territorial governments and their creations
Development of Official-Language Communities Program Ongoing Canadian not-for-profit organizations, as legally defined, associations, institutions, commercial organizations for not-for-profit activities, and foundations for not-for-profit activities, provincial and territorial governments institutions and their creations
Destination Clic: Bursary Program for enrichment in French as first language 2016/03/31 Students in Grades 8 and 9 residing outside of Quebec
Enhancement of Official Languages Program Ongoing Canadian not-for-profit organizations, as legally defined, associations, institutions, commercial organizations for not-for-profit activities, and foundations for not-for-profit activities, provincial and territorial governments institutions and their creations
Exchanges Canada Closed Youth serving not-for-profit organizations, youth between the ages of 12 and 25
Explore: Second Language Bursary Program 2016/02/28 Students in Grade 11 (Secondary V in Quebec)
Film or Video Production Services Tax Credit (PSTC) Ongoing Canadian or foreign film and television production companies employing the services of Canadians
Sport Canada Hosting Program (HP) Ongoing Athletes, sport organizations, host communities
Movable Cultural Property Program (Designation, Tax Certification, Grants, Export Permits) Ongoing Museums, art galleries, libraries and archives designated under the Cultural Property Export and Import Act, and individuals
Museums Assistance Program Deadline dates vary by component Not-for-profit Canadian museums
Odyssey: Language-Assistant Program 2016/02/28 Postsecondary students
Sport Support Program (SSP) Ongoing National team athletes, coaches, other sport participants
Young Canada Works
  • Students and recent graduates: Ongoing
  • Potential employers: Closed
Students and recent graduates, potential employers
Youth Take Charge Program Closed Youth serving not-for-profit organizations, youth between the ages of 7 and 30
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