Federal, provincial and municipal governments across Canada provide funding and other forms of support to artists, arts organizations and the creative sector. Click below to see a listing of arts funding programs provided directly by governments or agencies under their control.
Most of the arts funding in Canada for individuals, collectives and non-profits flows through arts councils. Many operate at ‘arms-length’ from government and make funding decisions through a ‘peer-evaluation process’. Click below for more info on arts councils.