Lyle Tilley Davidson Funding Calendar

This Funding Calendar is sponsored by:

Lyle Tilley Davidson

Please note: while we have worked hard to amass this list, we acknowledge that it is not exhaustive. If you know of a grant or funding opportunity that you think should be included here, please contact our Administration and Communications Coordinator at:  admin@strategicarts.org.

 

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Discipline Funding Source/Type
Dance Federal
Music Provincial
Theatre Municipal
Visual Arts Foundations
Writing & Publishing Private

Strategic Arts Management makes every effort to keep this Calendar current, however please always check directly with the funder to ensure the correct deadline.

Please note: each grant/funding opportunity listed has its own eligibility criteria and parameters. We have done our best to ensure that those options found in each category are applicable to that category, however please always visit the funder website and read their application guidelines thoroughly to ensure that you are eligible to apply.


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January 15

TNS Professional Development Scholarship
Wes Daniels Design Award
Open Spaces Program

January 31

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (Canadian Heritage)
Community Anniversaries – Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (Canadian Heritage)
Grant to Organizations (Municipality of the District of Shelburne)
Major Projects Grants – $10000+ (Municipality of Chester)
Student Summer Skill Incentive (Government of Nova Scotia)

February 1

Community Festivals and Special Events (Municipality of the County of Kings)
Grants to Non-Profit Organizations (Municipality of Colchester)
Young Canada Works – Building Careers in Heritage (Cultural Human Resource Council)

February 3

Canada Summer Jobs (Government of Canada)

February 6

Professional Development for Artists (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Professional Development for Arts Professionals (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

February 8

Community Grants (Municipality of the District of West Hants)

February 15

Artistic Innovation Program (Arts Nova Scotia)
Cultural and Youth Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Grant to Organizations (Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s)
Operating Assistance to Cultural Organizations (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Operating Grants to Arts Organizations (Arts Nova Scotia)

February 18

Canadian Music Assistance (SOCAN Foundation)
Work Commissioning Assistance Grant (SOCAN Foundation)

February 27

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

February 28

Community Facilities Improvement Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Municipal Grants (Municipality of Pictou County)

March 1

Nova Scotia Talent Trust – Spring/Summer Study

March 13

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)  

March 15

Arts Equity Funding Initiative (Arts Nova Scotia)
Grants to Organizations and Small Groups (Arts Nova Scotia)

March 21

Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)

March 22

Professional Arts Grant Program (Halifax Regional Municipality)

March 31

Community Grant Program (Victoria County)
Community Grants Program (Halifax Regional Municipality)
Festival & Events Funding (Cape Breton Regional Municipality)
Grants Program (Municipality of Cumberland)
Grants to Organizations (Municipality of Clare)
General Government Grants (Municipality of the District of Guysborough)
Municipal Grants (Municipality of East Hants)

April 1

APPLICATIONS OPEN: Culture Innovation Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Festivals & Presenters) – Programming (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Presenter Support Organizations) – Programming (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification Program (Canadian Heritage)
Community Grants (Municipality of Digby)

April 2

Public Outreach – Composite (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Public Outreach – Project (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

April 3

Concept to Realization – Project (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Research and Creation (Canada Council – Explore and Create)

April 10

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

April 15

Diversity and Community Capacity Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Industry Growth Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Grants to Organizations (Argyle County)
Municipal Grants (Municipality of the District of Yarmouth)

April 17

Concept to Realization – Composite (Canada Council)
Literary Publishing Projects (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Sector Innovation and Development – Project (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Sector Innovation and Development – Composite (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

April 30

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage – Local Festivals (Canadian Heritage)
Capital, Operating, and Tax Relief Funding (Cape Breton Regional Municipality)
Professional Arts Festivals and Performing Arts Series Presenters (Canadian Heritage)
Presenter Support Organizations (Canadian Heritage)

May 1

Circulating and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Circulation and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Co-Productions (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Foreign Artists Tours (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Mi’kmaq Cultural Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Nova Scotia Talent Trust – Fall/Winter Study
Residencies (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

May 15

Grants to Individuals (Arts Nova Scotia)
Strategic Development Initiative (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

May 22

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

May 31

Council Grants – <$10000 (Municipality of Chester)

June 5

Professional Development for Artists (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Professional Development for Arts Professionals (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

June 12

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

June 15

Cultural and Youth Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

June 19

Translation (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Translation (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

June 21

Long-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)
Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)

June 26

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

June 30

Canada Arts Training Fund (Canadian Heritage)

July 10

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

August 14

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

August 28

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

September 10

Circulating and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Circulation and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Residencies (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

September 15

Arts Equity Funding Initiative (Arts Nova Scotia)
Grants to Organizations (Argyle County)
Industry Growth Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Mi’kmaq Cultural Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Project Grants for Publishing (Arts Nova Scotia)

September 18

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

September 21

Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)

September 25

Public Outreach – Project (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

September 30

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (Canadian Heritage)
Professional Arts Festivals and Performing Arts Series Presenters (Canadian Heritage)

October 1

Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Festivals & Presenters) – Programming (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification Program (Canadian Heritage)

October 2

Concept to Realization – Project (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Research and Creation (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Support Organizations (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

October 9

Artistic Catalysts (Canada Council – Engage and Sustain)
Arts Festivals and Presenters (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

October 15

Cultural and Youth Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Grants to Organizations and Small Groups (Arts Nova Scotia)

October 16

Professional Development for Arts Professionals (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

October 23

Professional Development for Artists (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
National Arts Service Organizations (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Translation (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Translation (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

October 30

Sector Innovation and Development – Project (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

October 31

Council Grants – <$10000 (Municipality of Chester)

November 15

Grants to Individuals (Arts Nova Scotia)

November 20

Media Art Equipment Acquisition Fund (Canada Council)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

December 1

Canada Cultural Investment Fund – Endowment Incentives (Canadian Heritage)

December 11
Circulating and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Circulation and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Co-Productions (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Foreign Artists Tours (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Residencies (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

December 18

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

 

Rolling/Ongoing Deadline:

4cs Foundation
Access Support Fund (Canada Council)
BMO Community Giving Program
Canada Arts Presentation Fund – Development (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Cultural Investment Fund – Strategic Initiatives (Canadian Cultural Investment Fund)
Canada Cultural Investment Fund – Limited Support to Endangered Arts Organizations (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (Canadian Heritage)
Collective Initiatives – Canada Music Fund (Canada Heritage)
Community Foundation of Nova Scotia Grants & Scholarships
Community Grants Program (Halifax)
Community Recreation Program (Municipality of the District of Lunenburg)
Creative Industries Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Digital Literacy and Intelligence (Canada Council, initiatives <$50,000)
District Community Development Grant (Inverness County)
Diversity and Community Capacity Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR)
Grants to Community Organizations (Municipality of the County of Annapolis)
Grants to Organizations (Municipality of Barrington)
Grants to Organizations (Municipality of the County of Antigonish)
The Halifax Foundation
Market Access Strategy for Official Language Minority Communities (OLMC) Fund (Canada Council)
The McLean Foundation
Media Art Scholarship – Centre for Art Tapes
Music Nova Scotia Investment Program
National Creation Fund (National Arts Centre)
New Musical Works – Canada Music Fund (Canadian Heritage)
One- time Emerging Culture and Heritage Initiatives Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
R. Howard Webster Foundation
Professional Development Assistance Program (SOCAN Foundation)
RBC Emerging Artists Project
Strategic Funding Initiative Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Travel Assistance Program (SOCAN Foundation)

 

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DANCE

January 31

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (Canadian Heritage)
Community Anniversaries – Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (Canadian Heritage)
Grant to Organizations (Municipality of the District of Shelburne)
Major Projects Grants – $10000+ (Municipality of Chester)
Student Summer Skill Incentive (Government of Nova Scotia)

February 1

Community Festivals and Special Events (Municipality of the County of Kings)
Grants to Non-Profit Organizations (Municipality of Colchester)
Young Canada Works – Building Careers in Heritage (Cultural Human Resource Council)

February 3

Canada Summer Jobs (Government of Canada)

February 6

Professional Development for Artists (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Professional Development for Arts Professionals (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

February 8

Community Grants (Municipality of the District of West Hants)

February 15

Artistic Innovation Program (Arts Nova Scotia)
Cultural and Youth Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Grant to Organizations (Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s)
Operating Assistance to Cultural Organizations (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Operating Grants to Arts Organizations (Arts Nova Scotia)

February 27

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

February 28

Community Facilities Improvement Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Municipal Grants (Municipality of Pictou County)

March 1

Nova Scotia Talent Trust – Spring/Summer Study

March 13

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)  

March 15

Arts Equity Funding Initiative (Arts Nova Scotia)
Grants to Organizations and Small Groups (Arts Nova Scotia)

March 21

Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)

March 22

Professional Arts Grant Program (Halifax Regional Municipality)

March 31

Community Grant Program (Victoria County)
Community Grants Program (Halifax Regional Municipality)
Festival & Events Funding (Cape Breton Regional Municipality)
Grants Program (Municipality of Cumberland)
Grants to Organizations (Municipality of Clare)
General Government Grants (Municipality of the District of Guysborough)
Municipal Grants (Municipality of East Hants)

April 1

APPLICATIONS OPEN: Culture Innovation Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Festivals & Presenters) – Programming (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Presenter Support Organizations) – Programming (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification Program (Canadian Heritage)
Community Grants (Municipality of Digby)

April 2

Public Outreach – Composite (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Public Outreach – Project (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

April 3

Concept to Realization – Project (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Research and Creation (Canada Council – Explore and Create)

April 10

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

April 15

Diversity and Community Capacity Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Industry Growth Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Grants to Organizations (Argyle County)
Municipal Grants (Municipality of the District of Yarmouth)

April 17

Concept to Realization – Composite (Canada Council)
Literary Publishing Projects (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Sector Innovation and Development – Project (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Sector Innovation and Development – Composite (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

April 30

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage – Local Festivals (Canadian Heritage)
Capital, Operating, and Tax Relief Funding (Cape Breton Regional Municipality)
Professional Arts Festivals and Performing Arts Series Presenters (Canadian Heritage)
Presenter Support Organizations (Canadian Heritage)

May 1

Circulating and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Circulation and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Co-Productions (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Foreign Artists Tours (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Mi’kmaq Cultural Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Nova Scotia Talent Trust – Fall/Winter Study
Residencies (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

May 15

Grants to Individuals (Arts Nova Scotia)
Strategic Development Initiative (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

May 22

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

May 31

Council Grants – <$10000 (Municipality of Chester)

June 5

Professional Development for Artists (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Professional Development for Arts Professionals (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

June 12

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

June 15

Cultural and Youth Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

June 19

Translation (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Translation (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

June 21

Long-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)
Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)

June 26

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

June 30

Canada Arts Training Fund (Canadian Heritage)

July 10

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

August 14

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

August 28

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

September 10

Circulating and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Circulation and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Residencies (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

September 15

Arts Equity Funding Initiative (Arts Nova Scotia)
Grants to Organizations (Argyle County)
Industry Growth Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Mi’kmaq Cultural Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Project Grants for Publishing (Arts Nova Scotia)

September 18

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

September 21

Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)

September 25

Public Outreach – Project (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

September 30

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (Canadian Heritage)
Professional Arts Festivals and Performing Arts Series Presenters (Canadian Heritage)

October 1

Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Festivals & Presenters) – Programming (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification Program (Canadian Heritage)

October 2

Concept to Realization – Project (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Research and Creation (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Support Organizations (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

October 9

Artistic Catalysts (Canada Council – Engage and Sustain)
Arts Festivals and Presenters (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

October 15

Cultural and Youth Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Grants to Organizations and Small Groups (Arts Nova Scotia)

October 16

Professional Development for Arts Professionals (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

October 23

Professional Development for Artists (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
National Arts Service Organizations (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Translation (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Translation (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

October 30

Sector Innovation and Development – Project (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

October 31

Council Grants – <$10000 (Municipality of Chester)

November 15

Grants to Individuals (Arts Nova Scotia)

November 20

Media Art Equipment Acquisition Fund (Canada Council)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

December 1

Canada Cultural Investment Fund – Endowment Incentives (Canadian Heritage)

December 11
Circulating and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Circulation and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Co-Productions (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Foreign Artists Tours (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Residencies (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

December 18

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

 

Rolling/Ongoing Deadline:

4cs Foundation
Access Support Fund (Canada Council)
BMO Community Giving Program
Canada Arts Presentation Fund – Development (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Cultural Investment Fund – Strategic Initiatives (Canadian Cultural Investment Fund)
Canada Cultural Investment Fund – Limited Support to Endangered Arts Organizations (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (Canadian Heritage)
Community Foundation of Nova Scotia Grants & Scholarships
Community Grants Program (Halifax)
Community Recreation Program (Municipality of the District of Lunenburg)
Creative Industries Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Digital Literacy and Intelligence (Canada Council, initiatives <$50,000)
District Community Development Grant (Inverness County)
Diversity and Community Capacity Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Grants to Community Organizations (Municipality of the County of Annapolis)
Grants to Organizations (Municipality of Barrington)
Grants to Organizations (Municipality of the County of Antigonish)
The Halifax Foundation
Market Access Strategy for Official Language Minority Communities (OLMC) Fund (Canada Council)
The McLean Foundation
National Creation Fund (National Arts Centre)
One- time Emerging Culture and Heritage Initiatives Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
R. Howard Webster Foundation
RBC Emerging Artists Project
Strategic Funding Initiative Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

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MUSIC

January 31

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (Canadian Heritage)
Community Anniversaries – Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (Canadian Heritage)
Grant to Organizations (Municipality of the District of Shelburne)
Major Projects Grants – $10000+ (Municipality of Chester)
Student Summer Skill Incentive (Government of Nova Scotia)

February 1

Community Festivals and Special Events (Municipality of the County of Kings)
Grants to Non-Profit Organizations (Municipality of Colchester)
Young Canada Works – Building Careers in Heritage (Cultural Human Resource Council)

February 3

Canada Summer Jobs (Government of Canada)

February 6

Professional Development for Artists (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Professional Development for Arts Professionals (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

February 8

Community Grants (Municipality of the District of West Hants)

February 15

Artistic Innovation Program (Arts Nova Scotia)
Cultural and Youth Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Grant to Organizations (Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s)
Operating Assistance to Cultural Organizations (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Operating Grants to Arts Organizations (Arts Nova Scotia)

February 18

Canadian Music Assistance (SOCAN Foundation)
Work Commissioning Assistance Grant (SOCAN Foundation)

February 27

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

February 28

Community Facilities Improvement Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Municipal Grants (Municipality of Pictou County)

March 1

Nova Scotia Talent Trust – Spring/Summer Study

March 13

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)  

March 15

Arts Equity Funding Initiative (Arts Nova Scotia)
Grants to Organizations and Small Groups (Arts Nova Scotia)

March 21

Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)

March 22

Professional Arts Grant Program (Halifax Regional Municipality)

March 31

Community Grant Program (Victoria County)
Community Grants Program (Halifax Regional Municipality)
Festival & Events Funding (Cape Breton Regional Municipality)
Grants Program (Municipality of Cumberland)
Grants to Organizations (Municipality of Clare)
General Government Grants (Municipality of the District of Guysborough)
Municipal Grants (Municipality of East Hants)

April 1

APPLICATIONS OPEN: Culture Innovation Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Festivals & Presenters) – Programming (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Presenter Support Organizations) – Programming (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification Program (Canadian Heritage)
Community Grants (Municipality of Digby)

April 2

Public Outreach – Composite (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Public Outreach – Project (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

April 3

Concept to Realization – Project (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Research and Creation (Canada Council – Explore and Create)

April 10

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

April 15

Diversity and Community Capacity Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Industry Growth Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Grants to Organizations (Argyle County)
Municipal Grants (Municipality of the District of Yarmouth)

April 17

Concept to Realization – Composite (Canada Council)
Sector Innovation and Development – Project (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Sector Innovation and Development – Composite (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

April 30

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage – Local Festivals (Canadian Heritage)
Capital, Operating, and Tax Relief Funding (Cape Breton Regional Municipality)
Professional Arts Festivals and Performing Arts Series Presenters (Canadian Heritage)
Presenter Support Organizations (Canadian Heritage)

May 1

Circulating and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Circulation and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Co-Productions (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Foreign Artists Tours (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Mi’kmaq Cultural Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Nova Scotia Talent Trust – Fall/Winter Study
Residencies (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

May 15

Grants to Individuals (Arts Nova Scotia)
Strategic Development Initiative (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

May 22

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

May 31

Council Grants – <$10000 (Municipality of Chester)

June 5

Professional Development for Artists (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Professional Development for Arts Professionals (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

June 12

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

June 15

Cultural and Youth Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

June 21

Long-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)
Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)

June 26

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

June 30

Canada Arts Training Fund (Canadian Heritage)

July 10

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

August 14

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

August 28

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

September 10

Circulating and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Circulation and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Residencies (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

September 15

Arts Equity Funding Initiative (Arts Nova Scotia)
Grants to Organizations (Argyle County)
Industry Growth Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Mi’kmaq Cultural Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

September 18

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

September 21

Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)

September 25

Public Outreach – Project (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

September 30

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (Canadian Heritage)
Professional Arts Festivals and Performing Arts Series Presenters (Canadian Heritage)

October 1

Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Festivals & Presenters) – Programming (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification Program (Canadian Heritage)

October 2

Concept to Realization – Project (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Research and Creation (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Support Organizations (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

October 9

Artistic Catalysts (Canada Council – Engage and Sustain)
Arts Festivals and Presenters (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

October 15

Cultural and Youth Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Grants to Organizations and Small Groups (Arts Nova Scotia)

October 16

Professional Development for Arts Professionals (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

October 23

Professional Development for Artists (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
National Arts Service Organizations (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

October 30

Sector Innovation and Development – Project (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

October 31

Council Grants – <$10000 (Municipality of Chester)

November 15

Grants to Individuals (Arts Nova Scotia)

November 20

Media Art Equipment Acquisition Fund (Canada Council)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

December 1

Canada Cultural Investment Fund – Endowment Incentives (Canadian Heritage)

December 11
Circulating and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Circulation and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Co-Productions (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Foreign Artists Tours (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Residencies (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

December 18

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

 

Rolling/Ongoing Deadline:

4cs Foundation
Access Support Fund (Canada Council)
BMO Community Giving Program
Canada Arts Presentation Fund – Development (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Cultural Investment Fund – Strategic Initiatives (Canadian Cultural Investment Fund)
Canada Cultural Investment Fund – Limited Support to Endangered Arts Organizations (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (Canadian Heritage)
Collective Initiatives – Canada Music Fund (Canada Heritage)
Community Foundation of Nova Scotia Grants & Scholarships
Community Grants Program (Halifax)
Community Recreation Program (Municipality of the District of Lunenburg)
Creative Industries Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Digital Literacy and Intelligence (Canada Council, initiatives <$50,000)
District Community Development Grant (Inverness County)
Diversity and Community Capacity Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR)
Grants to Community Organizations (Municipality of the County of Annapolis)
Grants to Organizations (Municipality of Barrington)
Grants to Organizations (Municipality of the County of Antigonish)
The Halifax Foundation
Market Access Strategy for Official Language Minority Communities (OLMC) Fund (Canada Council)
The McLean Foundation
Music Nova Scotia Investment Program
National Creation Fund (National Arts Centre)
New Musical Works – Canada Music Fund (Canadian Heritage)
One- time Emerging Culture and Heritage Initiatives Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
R. Howard Webster Foundation
Professional Development Assistance Program (SOCAN Foundation)
RBC Emerging Artists Project
Strategic Funding Initiative Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Travel Assistance Program (SOCAN Foundation)

 

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THEATRE

January 15

TNS Professional Development Scholarship
Wes Daniels Design Award
Open Spaces Program

January 31

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (Canadian Heritage)
Community Anniversaries – Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (Canadian Heritage)
Grant to Organizations (Municipality of the District of Shelburne)
Major Projects Grants – $10000+ (Municipality of Chester)
Student Summer Skill Incentive (Government of Nova Scotia)

February 1

Community Festivals and Special Events (Municipality of the County of Kings)
Grants to Non-Profit Organizations (Municipality of Colchester)
Young Canada Works – Building Careers in Heritage (Cultural Human Resource Council)

February 3

Canada Summer Jobs (Government of Canada)

February 6

Professional Development for Artists (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Professional Development for Arts Professionals (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

February 8

Community Grants (Municipality of the District of West Hants)

February 15

Artistic Innovation Program (Arts Nova Scotia)
Cultural and Youth Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Grant to Organizations (Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s)
Operating Assistance to Cultural Organizations (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Operating Grants to Arts Organizations (Arts Nova Scotia)

February 27

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

February 28

Community Facilities Improvement Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Municipal Grants (Municipality of Pictou County)

March 1

Nova Scotia Talent Trust – Spring/Summer Study

March 13

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)  

March 15

Arts Equity Funding Initiative (Arts Nova Scotia)
Grants to Organizations and Small Groups (Arts Nova Scotia)

March 21

Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)

March 22

Professional Arts Grant Program (Halifax Regional Municipality)

March 31

Community Grant Program (Victoria County)
Community Grants Program (Halifax Regional Municipality)
Festival & Events Funding (Cape Breton Regional Municipality)
Grants Program (Municipality of Cumberland)
Grants to Organizations (Municipality of Clare)
General Government Grants (Municipality of the District of Guysborough)
Municipal Grants (Municipality of East Hants)

April 1

APPLICATIONS OPEN: Culture Innovation Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Festivals & Presenters) – Programming (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Presenter Support Organizations) – Programming (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification Program (Canadian Heritage)
Community Grants (Municipality of Digby)

April 2

Public Outreach – Composite (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Public Outreach – Project (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

April 3

Concept to Realization – Project (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Research and Creation (Canada Council – Explore and Create)

April 10

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

April 15

Diversity and Community Capacity Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Industry Growth Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Grants to Organizations (Argyle County)
Municipal Grants (Municipality of the District of Yarmouth)

April 17

Concept to Realization – Composite (Canada Council)
Sector Innovation and Development – Project (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Sector Innovation and Development – Composite (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

April 30

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage – Local Festivals (Canadian Heritage)
Capital, Operating, and Tax Relief Funding (Cape Breton Regional Municipality)
Professional Arts Festivals and Performing Arts Series Presenters (Canadian Heritage)
Presenter Support Organizations (Canadian Heritage)

May 1

Circulating and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Circulation and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Co-Productions (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Foreign Artists Tours (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Mi’kmaq Cultural Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Nova Scotia Talent Trust – Fall/Winter Study
Residencies (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

May 15

Grants to Individuals (Arts Nova Scotia)
Strategic Development Initiative (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

May 22

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

May 31

Council Grants – <$10000 (Municipality of Chester)

June 5

Professional Development for Artists (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Professional Development for Arts Professionals (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

June 12

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

June 15

Cultural and Youth Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

June 19

Translation (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Translation (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

June 21

Long-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)
Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)

June 26

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

June 30

Canada Arts Training Fund (Canadian Heritage)

July 10

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

August 14

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

August 28

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

September 10

Circulating and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Circulation and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Residencies (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

September 15

Arts Equity Funding Initiative (Arts Nova Scotia)
Grants to Organizations (Argyle County)
Industry Growth Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Mi’kmaq Cultural Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

September 18

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

September 21

Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)

September 25

Public Outreach – Project (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

September 30

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (Canadian Heritage)
Professional Arts Festivals and Performing Arts Series Presenters (Canadian Heritage)

October 1

Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Festivals & Presenters) – Programming (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification Program (Canadian Heritage)

October 2

Concept to Realization – Project (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Research and Creation (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Support Organizations (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

October 9

Artistic Catalysts (Canada Council – Engage and Sustain)
Arts Festivals and Presenters (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

October 15

Cultural and Youth Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Grants to Organizations and Small Groups (Arts Nova Scotia)

October 16

Professional Development for Arts Professionals (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

October 23

Professional Development for Artists (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
National Arts Service Organizations (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Translation (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Translation (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

October 30

Sector Innovation and Development – Project (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

October 31

Council Grants – <$10000 (Municipality of Chester)

November 15

Grants to Individuals (Arts Nova Scotia)

November 20

Media Art Equipment Acquisition Fund (Canada Council)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

December 1

Canada Cultural Investment Fund – Endowment Incentives (Canadian Heritage)

December 11
Circulating and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Circulation and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Co-Productions (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Foreign Artists Tours (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Residencies (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

December 18

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

 

Rolling/Ongoing Deadline:

4cs Foundation
Access Support Fund (Canada Council)
BMO Community Giving Program
Canada Arts Presentation Fund – Development (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Cultural Investment Fund – Strategic Initiatives (Canadian Cultural Investment Fund)
Canada Cultural Investment Fund – Limited Support to Endangered Arts Organizations (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (Canadian Heritage)
Community Foundation of Nova Scotia Grants & Scholarships
Community Grants Program (Halifax)
Community Recreation Program (Municipality of the District of Lunenburg)
Creative Industries Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Digital Literacy and Intelligence (Canada Council, initiatives <$50,000)
District Community Development Grant (Inverness County)
Diversity and Community Capacity Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Grants to Community Organizations (Municipality of the County of Annapolis)
Grants to Organizations (Municipality of Barrington)
Grants to Organizations (Municipality of the County of Antigonish)
The Halifax Foundation
Market Access Strategy for Official Language Minority Communities (OLMC) Fund (Canada Council)
The McLean Foundation
National Creation Fund (National Arts Centre)
One- time Emerging Culture and Heritage Initiatives Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
R. Howard Webster Foundation
RBC Emerging Artists Project
Strategic Funding Initiative Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

VISUAL ARTS

January 31

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (Canadian Heritage)
Community Anniversaries – Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (Canadian Heritage)
Grant to Organizations (Municipality of the District of Shelburne)
Major Projects Grants – $10000+ (Municipality of Chester)
Student Summer Skill Incentive (Government of Nova Scotia)

February 1

Community Festivals and Special Events (Municipality of the County of Kings)
Grants to Non-Profit Organizations (Municipality of Colchester)
Young Canada Works – Building Careers in Heritage (Cultural Human Resource Council)

February 3

Canada Summer Jobs (Government of Canada)

February 6

Professional Development for Artists (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Professional Development for Arts Professionals (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

February 8

Community Grants (Municipality of the District of West Hants)

February 15

Artistic Innovation Program (Arts Nova Scotia)
Cultural and Youth Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Grant to Organizations (Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s)
Operating Assistance to Cultural Organizations (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Operating Grants to Arts Organizations (Arts Nova Scotia)

February 27

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

February 28

Community Facilities Improvement Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Municipal Grants (Municipality of Pictou County)

March 1

Nova Scotia Talent Trust – Spring/Summer Study

March 13

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)  

March 15

Arts Equity Funding Initiative (Arts Nova Scotia)
Grants to Organizations and Small Groups (Arts Nova Scotia)

March 21

Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)

March 22

Professional Arts Grant Program (Halifax Regional Municipality)

March 31

Community Grant Program (Victoria County)
Community Grants Program (Halifax Regional Municipality)
Festival & Events Funding (Cape Breton Regional Municipality)
Grants Program (Municipality of Cumberland)
Grants to Organizations (Municipality of Clare)
General Government Grants (Municipality of the District of Guysborough)
Municipal Grants (Municipality of East Hants)

April 1

APPLICATIONS OPEN: Culture Innovation Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Festivals & Presenters) – Programming (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Presenter Support Organizations) – Programming (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification Program (Canadian Heritage)
Community Grants (Municipality of Digby)

April 2

Public Outreach – Composite (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Public Outreach – Project (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

April 3

Concept to Realization – Project (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Research and Creation (Canada Council – Explore and Create)

April 10

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

April 15

Diversity and Community Capacity Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Industry Growth Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Grants to Organizations (Argyle County)
Municipal Grants (Municipality of the District of Yarmouth)

April 17

Concept to Realization – Composite (Canada Council)
Sector Innovation and Development – Project (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Sector Innovation and Development – Composite (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

April 30

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage – Local Festivals (Canadian Heritage)
Capital, Operating, and Tax Relief Funding (Cape Breton Regional Municipality)
Professional Arts Festivals and Performing Arts Series Presenters (Canadian Heritage)
Presenter Support Organizations (Canadian Heritage)

May 1

Circulating and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Circulation and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Co-Productions (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Foreign Artists Tours (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Mi’kmaq Cultural Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Nova Scotia Talent Trust – Fall/Winter Study
Residencies (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

May 15

Grants to Individuals (Arts Nova Scotia)
Strategic Development Initiative (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

May 22

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

May 31

Council Grants – <$10000 (Municipality of Chester)

June 5

Professional Development for Artists (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Professional Development for Arts Professionals (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

June 12

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

June 15

Cultural and Youth Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

June 21

Long-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)
Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)

June 26

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

June 30

Canada Arts Training Fund (Canadian Heritage)

July 10

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

August 14

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

August 28

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

September 10

Circulating and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Circulation and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Residencies (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

September 15

Arts Equity Funding Initiative (Arts Nova Scotia)
Grants to Organizations (Argyle County)
Industry Growth Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Mi’kmaq Cultural Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

September 18

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

September 21

Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)

September 25

Public Outreach – Project (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

September 30

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (Canadian Heritage)
Professional Arts Festivals and Performing Arts Series Presenters (Canadian Heritage)

October 1

Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Festivals & Presenters) – Programming (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification Program (Canadian Heritage)

October 2

Concept to Realization – Project (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Research and Creation (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Support Organizations (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

October 9

Artistic Catalysts (Canada Council – Engage and Sustain)
Arts Festivals and Presenters (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

October 15

Cultural and Youth Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Grants to Organizations and Small Groups (Arts Nova Scotia)

October 16

Professional Development for Arts Professionals (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

October 23

Professional Development for Artists (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
National Arts Service Organizations (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

October 30

Sector Innovation and Development – Project (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

October 31

Council Grants – <$10000 (Municipality of Chester)

November 15

Grants to Individuals (Arts Nova Scotia)

November 20

Media Art Equipment Acquisition Fund (Canada Council)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

December 1

Canada Cultural Investment Fund – Endowment Incentives (Canadian Heritage)

December 11
Circulating and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Circulation and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Co-Productions (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Foreign Artists Tours (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Residencies (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

December 18

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

 

Rolling/Ongoing Deadline:

4cs Foundation
Access Support Fund (Canada Council)
BMO Community Giving Program
Canada Arts Presentation Fund – Development (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Cultural Investment Fund – Strategic Initiatives (Canadian Cultural Investment Fund)
Canada Cultural Investment Fund – Limited Support to Endangered Arts Organizations (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (Canadian Heritage)
Community Foundation of Nova Scotia Grants & Scholarships
Community Grants Program (Halifax)
Community Recreation Program (Municipality of the District of Lunenburg)
Creative Industries Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Digital Literacy and Intelligence (Canada Council, initiatives <$50,000)
District Community Development Grant (Inverness County)
Diversity and Community Capacity Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Grants to Community Organizations (Municipality of the County of Annapolis)
Grants to Organizations (Municipality of Barrington)
Grants to Organizations (Municipality of the County of Antigonish)
The Halifax Foundation
Market Access Strategy for Official Language Minority Communities (OLMC) Fund (Canada Council)
The McLean Foundation
Media Art Scholarship – Centre for Art Tapes
National Creation Fund (National Arts Centre)
One- time Emerging Culture and Heritage Initiatives Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
R. Howard Webster Foundation
RBC Emerging Artists Project
Strategic Funding Initiative Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

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WRITING AND PUBLISHING

January 31

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (Canadian Heritage)
Community Anniversaries – Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (Canadian Heritage)
Grant to Organizations (Municipality of the District of Shelburne)
Major Projects Grants – $10000+ (Municipality of Chester)
Student Summer Skill Incentive (Government of Nova Scotia)

February 1

Community Festivals and Special Events (Municipality of the County of Kings)
Grants to Non-Profit Organizations (Municipality of Colchester)
Young Canada Works – Building Careers in Heritage (Cultural Human Resource Council)

February 3

Canada Summer Jobs (Government of Canada)

February 6

Professional Development for Artists (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Professional Development for Arts Professionals (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

February 8

Community Grants (Municipality of the District of West Hants)

February 15

Artistic Innovation Program (Arts Nova Scotia)
Cultural and Youth Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Grant to Organizations (Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s)
Operating Assistance to Cultural Organizations (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Operating Grants to Arts Organizations (Arts Nova Scotia)

February 27

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

February 28

Community Facilities Improvement Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Municipal Grants (Municipality of Pictou County)

March 1

Nova Scotia Talent Trust – Spring/Summer Study

March 13

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)  

March 15

Arts Equity Funding Initiative (Arts Nova Scotia)
Grants to Organizations and Small Groups (Arts Nova Scotia)

March 21

Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)

March 22

Professional Arts Grant Program (Halifax Regional Municipality)

March 31

Community Grant Program (Victoria County)
Community Grants Program (Halifax Regional Municipality)
Festival & Events Funding (Cape Breton Regional Municipality)
Grants Program (Municipality of Cumberland)
Grants to Organizations (Municipality of Clare)
General Government Grants (Municipality of the District of Guysborough)
Municipal Grants (Municipality of East Hants)

April 1

APPLICATIONS OPEN: Culture Innovation Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Festivals & Presenters) – Programming (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Presenter Support Organizations) – Programming (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification Program (Canadian Heritage)
Community Grants (Municipality of Digby)

April 2

Public Outreach – Composite (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Public Outreach – Project (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

April 3

Concept to Realization – Project (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Research and Creation (Canada Council – Explore and Create)

April 10

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

April 15

Diversity and Community Capacity Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Industry Growth Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Grants to Organizations (Argyle County)
Municipal Grants (Municipality of the District of Yarmouth)

April 17

Concept to Realization – Composite (Canada Council)
Literary Publishing Projects (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Sector Innovation and Development – Project (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Sector Innovation and Development – Composite (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

April 30

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage – Local Festivals (Canadian Heritage)
Capital, Operating, and Tax Relief Funding (Cape Breton Regional Municipality)
Professional Arts Festivals and Performing Arts Series Presenters (Canadian Heritage)
Presenter Support Organizations (Canadian Heritage)

May 1

Circulating and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Circulation and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Co-Productions (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Foreign Artists Tours (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Mi’kmaq Cultural Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Nova Scotia Talent Trust – Fall/Winter Study
Residencies (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

May 15

Grants to Individuals (Arts Nova Scotia)
Strategic Development Initiative (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

May 22

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

May 31

Council Grants – <$10000 (Municipality of Chester)

June 5

Professional Development for Artists (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Professional Development for Arts Professionals (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

June 12

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

June 15

Cultural and Youth Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

June 19

Translation (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Translation (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

June 21

Long-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)
Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)

June 26

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

June 30

Canada Arts Training Fund (Canadian Heritage)

July 10

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

August 14

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

August 28

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

September 10

Circulating and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Circulation and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Residencies (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

September 15

Arts Equity Funding Initiative (Arts Nova Scotia)
Grants to Organizations (Argyle County)
Industry Growth Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Mi’kmaq Cultural Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Project Grants for Publishing (Arts Nova Scotia)

September 18

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

September 21

Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)

September 25

Public Outreach – Project (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

September 30

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (Canadian Heritage)
Professional Arts Festivals and Performing Arts Series Presenters (Canadian Heritage)

October 1

Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Festivals & Presenters) – Programming (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification Program (Canadian Heritage)

October 2

Concept to Realization – Project (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Research and Creation (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Support Organizations (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

October 9

Artistic Catalysts (Canada Council – Engage and Sustain)
Arts Festivals and Presenters (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

October 15

Cultural and Youth Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Grants to Organizations and Small Groups (Arts Nova Scotia)

October 16

Professional Development for Arts Professionals (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

October 23

Professional Development for Artists (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
National Arts Service Organizations (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Translation (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Translation (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

October 30

Sector Innovation and Development – Project (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

October 31

Council Grants – <$10000 (Municipality of Chester)

November 15

Grants to Individuals (Arts Nova Scotia)

November 20

Media Art Equipment Acquisition Fund (Canada Council)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

December 1

Canada Cultural Investment Fund – Endowment Incentives (Canadian Heritage)

December 11
Circulating and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Circulation and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Co-Productions (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Foreign Artists Tours (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Residencies (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

December 18

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

 

Rolling/Ongoing Deadline:

4cs Foundation
Access Support Fund (Canada Council)
BMO Community Giving Program
Canada Arts Presentation Fund – Development (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Cultural Investment Fund – Strategic Initiatives (Canadian Cultural Investment Fund)
Canada Cultural Investment Fund – Limited Support to Endangered Arts Organizations (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (Canadian Heritage)
Community Foundation of Nova Scotia Grants & Scholarships
Community Grants Program (Halifax)
Community Recreation Program (Municipality of the District of Lunenburg)
Creative Industries Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Digital Literacy and Intelligence (Canada Council, initiatives <$50,000)
District Community Development Grant (Inverness County)
Diversity and Community Capacity Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Grants to Community Organizations (Municipality of the County of Annapolis)
Grants to Organizations (Municipality of Barrington)
Grants to Organizations (Municipality of the County of Antigonish)
The Halifax Foundation
Market Access Strategy for Official Language Minority Communities (OLMC) Fund (Canada Council)
The McLean Foundation
National Creation Fund (National Arts Centre)
One- time Emerging Culture and Heritage Initiatives Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
R. Howard Webster Foundation
RBC Emerging Artists Project
Strategic Funding Initiative Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

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FEDERAL

January 31

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (Canadian Heritage)
Community Anniversaries – Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (Canadian Heritage)

February 1

Young Canada Works – Building Careers in Heritage (Cultural Human Resource Council)

February 3

Canada Summer Jobs (Government of Canada)

February 6

Professional Development for Artists (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Professional Development for Arts Professionals (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

February 27

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

March 13

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)  

March 21

Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)

April 1

Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Festivals & Presenters) – Programming (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Presenter Support Organizations) – Programming (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification Program (Canadian Heritage)

April 2

Public Outreach – Composite (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Public Outreach – Project (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

April 3

Concept to Realization – Project (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Research and Creation (Canada Council – Explore and Create)

April 10

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

April 17

Concept to Realization – Composite (Canada Council)
Literary Publishing Projects (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Sector Innovation and Development – Project (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Sector Innovation and Development – Composite (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

April 30

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage – Local Festivals (Canadian Heritage)
Professional Arts Festivals and Performing Arts Series Presenters (Canadian Heritage)
Presenter Support Organizations (Canadian Heritage)

May 1

Circulating and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Circulation and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Co-Productions (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Foreign Artists Tours (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Residencies (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

May 22

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

June 5

Professional Development for Artists (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Professional Development for Arts Professionals (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

June 12

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

June 15

Cultural and Youth Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

June 19

Translation (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Translation (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

June 21

Long-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)
Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)

June 26

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

June 30

Canada Arts Training Fund (Canadian Heritage)

July 10

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

August 14

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

August 28

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

September 10

Circulating and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Circulation and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Residencies (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

September 18

Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

September 21

Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)

September 25

Public Outreach – Project (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

September 30

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (Canadian Heritage)
Professional Arts Festivals and Performing Arts Series Presenters (Canadian Heritage)

October 1

Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Festivals & Presenters) – Programming (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification Program (Canadian Heritage)

October 2

Concept to Realization – Project (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Research and Creation (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
Support Organizations (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

October 9

Artistic Catalysts (Canada Council – Engage and Sustain)
Arts Festivals and Presenters (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

October 16

Professional Development for Arts Professionals (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)

October 23

Professional Development for Artists (Canada Council – Explore and Create)
National Arts Service Organizations (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Translation (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Translation (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

October 30

Sector Innovation and Development – Project (Canada Council – Supporting Artistic Practice)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

November 20

Media Art Equipment Acquisition Fund (Canada Council)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Representation and Promotion (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

December 1

Canada Cultural Investment Fund – Endowment Incentives (Canadian Heritage)

December 11
Circulating and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Circulation and Touring (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Co-Productions (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Foreign Artists Tours (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)
Residencies (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)
Short-Term Projects (Canada Council – Creating, Knowing, and Sharing)
Travel (Canada Council – Arts Abroad)

December 18

Travel (Canada Council – Arts Across Canada)

 

Rolling/Ongoing Deadline:

Access Support Fund (Canada Council)
Canada Arts Presentation Fund – Development (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Cultural Investment Fund – Strategic Initiatives (Canadian Cultural Investment Fund)
Canada Cultural Investment Fund – Limited Support to Endangered Arts Organizations (Canadian Heritage)
Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (Canadian Heritage)
Collective Initiatives – Canada Music Fund (Canada Heritage)
Digital Literacy and Intelligence (Canada Council, initiatives <$50,000)
Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR)
Market Access Strategy for Official Language Minority Communities (OLMC) Fund (Canada Council)
The McLean Foundation
National Creation Fund (National Arts Centre)
New Musical Works – Canada Music Fund (Canadian Heritage)
R. Howard Webster Foundation
Professional Development Assistance Program (SOCAN Foundation)
Travel Assistance Program (SOCAN Foundation)

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PROVINCIAL

January 15

TNS Professional Development Scholarship
Wes Daniels Design Award
Open Spaces Program

January 31

Student Summer Skill Incentive (Government of Nova Scotia)

February 15

Artistic Innovation Program (Arts Nova Scotia)
Cultural and Youth Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Operating Assistance to Cultural Organizations (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Operating Grants to Arts Organizations (Arts Nova Scotia)

February 28

Community Facilities Improvement Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

March 1

Nova Scotia Talent Trust – Spring/Summer Study

March 15

Arts Equity Funding Initiative (Arts Nova Scotia)
Grants to Organizations and Small Groups (Arts Nova Scotia)

April 1

APPLICATIONS OPEN: Culture Innovation Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

April 15

Diversity and Community Capacity Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Industry Growth Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

May 1

Mi’kmaq Cultural Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Nova Scotia Talent Trust – Fall/Winter Study

May 15

Grants to Individuals (Arts Nova Scotia)
Strategic Development Initiative (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

June 15

Cultural and Youth Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

September 15

Arts Equity Funding Initiative (Arts Nova Scotia)
Industry Growth Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Mi’kmaq Cultural Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Project Grants for Publishing (Arts Nova Scotia)

October 15

Cultural and Youth Activities Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Grants to Organizations and Small Groups (Arts Nova Scotia)

November 15

Grants to Individuals (Arts Nova Scotia)

Rolling/Ongoing Deadline:

Creative Industries Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Diversity and Community Capacity Fund (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Music Nova Scotia Investment Program
One- time Emerging Culture and Heritage Initiatives Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)
Strategic Funding Initiative Program (Communities, Culture and Heritage)

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MUNICIPAL

January 31

Grant to Organizations (Municipality of the District of Shelburne)
Major Projects Grants – $10000+ (Municipality of Chester)

February 1

Community Festivals and Special Events (Municipality of the County of Kings)
Grants to Non-Profit Organizations (Municipality of Colchester)

February 8

Community Grants (Municipality of the District of West Hants)

February 15

Grant to Organizations (Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s)

February 28

Municipal Grants (Municipality of Pictou County)

March 22

Professional Arts Grant Program (Halifax Regional Municipality)

March 31

Community Grant Program (Victoria County)
Community Grants Program (Halifax Regional Municipality)
Festival & Events Funding (Cape Breton Regional Municipality)
Grants Program (Municipality of Cumberland)
Grants to Organizations (Municipality of Clare)
General Government Grants (Municipality of the District of Guysborough)
Municipal Grants (Municipality of East Hants)

April 1

Community Grants (Municipality of Digby)

April 15

Grants to Organizations (Argyle County)
Municipal Grants (Municipality of the District of Yarmouth)

April 30

Capital, Operating, and Tax Relief Funding (Cape Breton Regional Municipality)

May 31

Council Grants – <$10000 (Municipality of Chester)

September 15

Grants to Organizations (Argyle County)

Rolling/Ongoing Deadline:

Community Grants Program (Halifax)
Community Recreation Program (Municipality of the District of Lunenburg)
District Community Development Grant (Inverness County)
Grants to Community Organizations (Municipality of the County of Annapolis)
Grants to Organizations (Municipality of Barrington)
Grants to Organizations (Municipality of the County of Antigonish)

 

FOUNDATIONS

February 18

Canadian Music Assistance (SOCAN Foundation)
Work Commissioning Assistance Grant (SOCAN Foundation)

Rolling/Ongoing Deadlines

4cs Foundation
Community Foundation of Nova Scotia Grants & Scholarships
Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR)
The Halifax Foundation
The McLean Foundation
R. Howard Webster Foundation
SOCAN Foundation

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PRIVATE

Open Deadlines:

BMO Community Giving Program
RBC Emerging Artists Project

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