Service Delivery Standards for this funding program
- Who may Apply
- How to Apply
- Applicant Guide and Application Forms
- Deadline for application
- To contact us
Next deadline: December 1, 2014
The Endowment Incentives component is intended to foster a climate that encourages private donors to contribute to endowment funds for not-for-profit professional arts organizations in order that they may have access to new sources of funding in the future. Raising capital and creating endowments gives these organizations greater capacity for realizing artistic expression by supporting their long-term stability. The Endowment Incentives component invites active involvement from the private sector in the cultural affairs of the community by providing matching funds of up to one dollar for every dollar raised from private donors, to create endowment funds or to increase existing ones.
The Department of Canadian Heritage under the Endowment Incentives component of the Canada Cultural Investment Fund disburses funding through grants.
Who may Apply
An application to the Endowment Incentives component is submitted jointly by a not-for-profit professional arts organization and an associated public foundation. Both parties must meet appropriate, separate eligibility criteria.
The following are not eligible under this component: heritage organizations; competitions; and federal agencies, Crown corporations, provinces, territories, and municipalities and their agencies.
How to Apply
Please read the Guidelines carefully before preparing your application. Applicants are strongly encouraged to consult with a program officer at the Department of Canadian Heritage before submitting a completed application.
Applicant Guide and Application Forms
Deadline for application
All completed applications and support material must be postmarked no later than December 1. When December 1 falls on a weekend, an application postmarked on the next business day will be considered on time.
To contact us
For additional information do not hesitate to contact us by writing or by telephone.
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