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Program nameProgram description
Aboriginal Peoples' Program The Aboriginal Peoples’ Program promotes Indigenous languages, strengthens cultural identity and increases Indigenous participation in Canadian society.
Athlete Assistance Program The Athlete Assistance Program supports high-performance Canadian athletes who are preparing for and participating in international sport.
Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage supports community celebrations, such as festivals, events and projects.
Canada 150 Fund The Canada 150 Fund supports opportunities for Canadians to participate in local, regional and national celebrations that contribute to building a sense of pride and attachment in Canada.
Canada Arts Presentation Fund The Canada Arts Presentation Fund provides financial assistance to organizations that professionally present arts festivals or performing arts series (arts presenters) and organizations that offer support to arts presenters.
Canada Arts Training Fund The Canada Arts Training Fund supports the training of artists with high potential through organizations that offer high-calibre training.
Canada Book Fund The Canada Book Fund promotes a strong book industry that publishes and markets Canadian-authored books.
Canadian Conservation Institute internship programs The Canadian Conservation Institute offers paid post-graduate internships and curriculum internships that provide learning opportunities for the conservation community in Canada and abroad.
Canada Cultural Investment Fund The Canada Cultural Investment Fund encourages private sector investment, partnership and sound business practices to help arts and heritage organizations be better rooted and recognized in their communities.
Canada Cultural Spaces Fund The Canada Cultural Spaces Fund supports the improvement of physical conditions for artistic creativity and innovation.
Canada History Fund The Canada History Fund supports the development of learning materials and activities that contribute to increasing Canadians’ knowledge about Canada.
Canada Media Fund The Canada Media Fund encourages the creation of popular, innovative Canadian content and software applications.
Canada Music Fund The Canada Music Fund supports a wide range of musicians and entrepreneurs who create, produce and market original and diverse Canadian music.
Canada Periodical Fund The Canada Periodical Fund provides financial assistance to Canadian print magazines, non-daily newspapers and digital periodicals.
Canada Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification Program The Canada Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification Program assists eligible Canadian art galleries, museums, archives and libraries by assuming financial responsibility for loss or damage to objects or appurtenances in eligible travelling exhibitions.
Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit The Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit supports Canadian programming and the development of an active domestic production sector.
Celebrate Canada Celebrate Canada provides funding for activities organized on National Aboriginal Day, Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day, Canadian Multiculturalism Day and Canada Day.
Commemorate Canada Commemorate Canada provides financial support to initiatives that commemorate Canada’s significant people, places, achievements and life events.
Community Fund for Canada’s 150th The Community Fund for Canada’s 150th supports community foundations offering initiatives and activities in celebration of Canada’s milestone birthday.
Community Infrastructure Program The Community Infrastructure Program supports the rehabilitation or improvement of cultural and community facilities across Canada.
Destination Clic — French Enrichment Bursary Program Destination Clic is a summer bursary program for francophone students who attend a French-as-a-first-language school and live outside of Quebec.
Exchanges Canada The Exchanges Canada program helps youth to enhance their knowledge and understanding of Canada, while connecting with other young Canadians.
Explore — Second Language Bursary Program Explore is a five-week, intensive language immersion bursary program.
Film or Video Production Services Tax Credit The Film or Video Production Services Tax Credit promotes Canada as a location of choice for film and video productions employing Canadians.
Movable Cultural Property Program (designation, tax certification, grants, export permits) The Movable Cultural Property Program supports the preservation of Canada's artistic, historic and scientific heritage.
Museums Assistance Program The Museums Assistance Program supports heritage institutions and workers in the preservation and presentation of heritage collections.
Official Languages Funding Programs Official Languages Funding Programs promote French and English languages in Canadian society and encourage the development of Francophone and Anglophone communities in minority situations.
Odyssey — Language-Assistant Program Odyssey is a bilingual, paid work experience that provides opportunities for post-secondary students to travel to another province.
Sport Canada Hosting Program The Sport Canada Hosting Program assists sport organizations to host the Canada Games and international sports events in Canada.
Sport Support Program The Sport Support Program supports the development of Canadian athletes and coaches.
Young Canada Works Young Canada Works offers a variety of summer job and internship programs to job seekers and employers.
Youth Take Charge Program The Youth Take Charge Program supports youth-led projects that exemplify the ability to strengthen youth attachment to Canada.
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