Market Access Strategy for Official Language Minority Communities (OLMC) Fund

Canada Council for the Arts

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This fund is available on an ongoing basis.


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All funds are available in English and French.

Grant Description

The Market Access Strategy for Official Language Minority Communities (OLMC) Fund aims to increase access of applicants from OLMCs to a diversity of markets and publics.

This fund supports Canadian professional artists, arts professionals, artistic groups and arts organizations who self-identify as belonging to an OLMC (defined as groups of people whose maternal or chosen official language is not the majority language in their province or territory – in other words, Anglophones in Quebec and Francophones outside of Quebec).

    Additional Information

    Activities that directly support a market access and development strategy including (but not limited to):

    - market research (collecting data, market analysis, developing a better comprehension of the target market, developing a plan, etc.)
    - presence at cultural trade fairs, participation in showcases, and other types of travel, including touring
    - professional development such as residencies and exchanges with an emphasis on Market Access
    - capacity-building services such as the development of workshops or online tools for Market Access purposes
    - sub- and sur-titling for performing and media arts
    - translation of promotional materials

    Eligibility Requirements

    Applicant Type
    Individual, Organization
    Artistic Discipline
    Any or All Disciplines | Architecture | Crafts/Artisan | Literary arts | Media Arts | Music and Sound | Performing arts - Dance | Performing arts - Theatre | Performing arts - Other | Visual Arts
    Funding Type
    Professional Development | Strategic Funding
    Priority Community
    Official Language Minority Communities (OLMCs)
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