Artist-Driven Organizations, Explore & Create

Canada Council for the Arts

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January 2024


National (All)

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All funds are available in English and French.

Grant Description

The Artist-Driven Organizations component of Explore and Create supports the development of artistic activities, from research, creation, and production through to dissemination, by Canadian arts organizations that are driven by the vision of artistic leaders. Grants fund the activities of organizations mandated to support the creative process of artists, stimulating the emergence of new artistic voices and offering a range of artistic experiences to the public.

    Additional Information

    You can receive up to 60% of your total annual revenues, averaged over the last 3 years. You can apply for a contribution towards: artistic development, creative research, creation, production, dissemination. You can’t apply for activities that receive funding from another Canada Council program or those on the general list of ineligible activities.

    Eligibility Requirements

    Applicant Type
    Artistic Discipline
    Any or All Disciplines
    Funding Type
    Project: Creating and Presenting, Building Audiences, Operational Funding, Professional Development
    Priority Community
    Career Type


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