Alphabetical Listing of Canadian Heritage Funding and Assistance Programs

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

Program Name

Deadline
YYYY/MM/DD
(Subject to Change)

Of Interest To
Aboriginal Peoples' Program (Aboriginal Languages Initiative) 2014/12/05 Aboriginal organizations
Aboriginal Peoples' Program (Northern Aboriginal Broadcasting) 2014/11/14 Aboriginal organizations
Athlete Assistance Program (AAP) Ongoing Canadian high-performance athletes
Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (Legacy Fund) Ongoing Non-profit organizations, Aboriginal organizations, municipal administration
Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (Local Festivals)
  • 2015/01/31
  • 2015/04/30
  • 2015/09/30
Non-profit organizations, Aboriginal organizations
Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (Community Anniversaries) 2015/01/31 Non-profit organizations, Aboriginal organizations, municipal administration
Canada Arts Presentation Fund
  • 2014/04/30
  • 2014/09/30
Non-profit organizations, Aboriginal organizations, government institutions
Canada Arts Training Fund 2014/06/30 Non-profit organizations, Aboriginal organizations
Canada Book Fund (Support for Publishers) Closed Book publishers
Canada Book Fund (Support for Organizations)
  • 2015-01-06
  • 2015-05-29
Canadian book industry organizations
Canada Cultural Investment Fund (Endowment Incentives) 2014/12/01 Non-profit professional arts organizations, foundations
Canada Cultural Investment Fund (Strategic Initiatives) Closed Non-profit professional arts and heritage organizations, Aboriginal organizations, postsecondary education institutions
Canada Cultural Spaces Fund Ongoing Non-for-profit arts and heritage organizations, government institutions, Aboriginal organizations
Canada History Fund Closed Contact the Canada History Fund for more information
Canada Media Fund Ongoing Media producers
Canada Music Fund (Aid to Canadian Sound Recording Firms) 2015/01/15 Canadian music entrepreneurs (sound recording firms)
Canada Music Fund (Aid to Canadian Music Publishing Firms) 2015/03/02 Candian music entrepreneurs (music publishing firms)
Canada Music Fund (Aid to Canadian Music Industry National Service Organizations) 2015/02/02 National not-for-profit organizations
Canada Periodical Fund (Aid to Publishers) Closed Periodical publishers
Canada Periodical Fund (Business Innovation) Ongoing Periodical publishers
Canada Periodical Fund (Collective Initiatives) Ongoing 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 2015/01/15 Non-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 2015-03-31 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 Program (Youth Exchanges Canada) Closed Youth serving non-profit organizations, youth between the ages of 12 and 17
Exchanges Canada Program (Youth Forums Canada) Closed Youth serving non-profit organizations, youth between the ages of 14 and 25
Explore: Second Language Bursary Program 2015-02-28 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
Lieutenant Governors' Program Ongoing Lieutenant Governors
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
  • 2014-11-01
  • End of March (Canada-France Accord)
  • Ongoing (Exhibition Circulation Fund)
Non-profit Canadian museums
Odyssey: Language-Assistant Program 2015-02-28 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 2014/11/03 Youth serving non-profit organizations, youth between the ages of 7 and 30
Canadian Conservation Institute - Archeological Conservation Field Services February 15, each year Museums and other heritage institutions
Canadian Conservation Institute - Archeological Conservation Treatment Services – Pre- and post-excavation February 15, each year Museums and other heritage institutions
Canadian Conservation Institute- Conservation  Treatment Services  October 15, each year Museums, archives and other heritage institutions
Canadian Conservation Institute On-site Conservation Services  Ongoing Museums, archives and other heritage institutions
Canadian Conservation Institute - Environmental Monitoring Equipment Loans Program Ongoing Museums, archives and other heritage institutions
Canadian Conservation Institute - Facilities Assessments Mid-January, each year (2015/01/09) Museums, archives and other heritage institutions
Canadian Conservation Institute -  Scientific Services (Artifact Analysis and Examination) Ongoing Museums, archives and other heritage institutions
Canadian Conservation Institute - Scientific Services (Product and Material Evaluation) Ongoing Museums, archives and other heritage institutions
Canadian Conservation Institute - Scientific Services (Onsite Services) Ongoing Museums, archives and other heritage institutions
Canadian Conservation Institute Workshop – Apply to be a Host Mid-January, each year (2015/01/16) Canadian and international heritage organizations and associations
Canadian Conservation Institute - Conservation Training Opportunities Ongoing Heritage professionals and conservation students