Aid to Publishers

The Aid to Publishers component is the cornerstone of the Canada Periodical Fund. It is designed to provide eligible Canadian publishers of print magazines and non-daily newspapers with the financial support they need to produce and distribute high-quality Canadian content for Canadian readers.

Applicant’s Guide

For more detailed program information including eligibility criteria, please see:

Application Form


Once completed, the application form must not be transmitted electronically to the Department in order to ensure confidentiality of your personal information.

If you experience difficulties with these forms, please contact the CPF for assistance.

Direct Deposit Enrollment Request

The Government of Canada is now issuing all payments using Direct Deposit.

First time applicants: must fill and submit the Direct Deposit Enrollment Request with their application.

For applicants already enrolled in the Direct Deposit: if any changes to banking information occur, complete the Direct Deposit Enrollment Request.

To obtain the Direct Deposit Enrollment Request, please send an email to the following address:

Application deadline

The deadline date for sending the application form together with all supporting documents is November 24, 2015.

The application form is considered to be filed on time if postmarked or date stamped by other delivery services on or before the deadline date. A late application will not be accepted .

Please send the completed signed application form with all required supporting documents to the Canada Periodical Fund - Aid to Publishers.


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