Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation 2023 International Residency Bursary 🎨

Deadline: May 20, 2023


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The $10,000 Sheila Hugh Mackay International Creative Residency is an initiative aimed at the advancement of the careers of professional New Brunswick visual artists. Professional New Brunswick visual artists will be eligible for SHMF International Creative Residency funding once in a lifetime.


Completed submissions for 2023 International Creative Residency (including all supporting material) must be postmarked on or before the deadline of May 20, 2023. Late or incomplete applications or nominations will not be accepted. The Foundation can not accept applications by fax or email. Full details available on our SHMF International Residency page: https://sheilahughmackay.ca/…/sheila-hugh-mackay…/

Arts Culture NB Grant Programs Open for 2023-24 🗓️

The 2023-2024 grants programs are now open!


Arts Culture NB. Our grant programs are now open.


If you’re an arts and cultural organization, cultural industry, artist, municipality with a cultural policy or First Nation community with an innovative project or initiative, we’d love to hear from you!

Upcoming deadlines:

April 26 

  • New Brunswick/Québec Cultural Cooperation Grant

May 15 

  • Arts in Communities Program
  • Book Publisher Operations
  • Book Publishing (Periodicals)

View full Grant Programs and Deadlines for 2023-2024.

New Brunswick/Québec Cultural Cooperation Grant Program 2023 🤝

Are you an arts organization interested in partnering with a Quebec artist or arts organization to undertake a project or co-production? Are you an arts presenter or festival interested in doing a strategic project that includes presenting Quebec artists and provide professional development opportunities?


New Brunswick / Quebec Cultural Cooperation Grant Program

The New Brunswick/Québec Cultural Cooperation Grant Program aims to promote increased participation of Québec artists in New Brunswick’s major cultural events and of their New Brunswick counterparts in Québec’s events.

Arts and cultural organizations or municipalities with a cultural policy from Québec and New Brunswick are encouraged to apply!

Deadline to apply: April 26, 2023

Learn more here.

artsnb Deadline April 1st: Creation and Documentation Grant Programs 🗓️

artsnb had two upcoming programs with a deadline of April 1st, 2023.

The Creation Grant program is designed to provide assistance to professional New Brunswick artists for the research, development and execution of original projects in the arts. Creation Grants are intended to allow artists to devote some or most of their time to research and creative production.


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The Documentation Grant Program is designed to provide assistance to New Brunswick arts professionals and professional artists for the research, development, and execution of original documentation and contextualization (written, film, video, multimedia) of arts activities, arts products or art history. Documentation grants are intended to foster theoretical and critical discourse in the arts. Preference will be given to proposals concerning New Brunswick art or artists.



Women in the Studio 🎧

Music Publishers Canada is now accepting applications for our 2023 Women in the Studio National Accelerator. This year marks the fifth anniversary of the program. We are proud to offer a series of curated production-related opportunities, workshops, and networking experiences to producer/songwriters from across the country.


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We encourage applications from individuals who have been historically underrepresented in these spaces and who remain so today, including women, gender fluid, non-binary, and gender non-conforming people.

Sessions and workshops will take place both virtually and in person. The in-person residency will include a comprehensive program of development and networking opportunities in Toronto from June 5-11, 2023.

To qualify, candidates must be:

  1. A mid-tier working producer/songwriter who has produced for others
  2. Able to provide streaming links to 3 examples of works they have produced and co-written on
  3. A Canadian resident (and able to provide proof of residency)
  4. Available to be in Toronto in-person from June 5-11, 2023

Applications will be accepted online until Wednesday, March 15, 2023, and can be submitted either by the candidate directly, or on behalf of a candidate (as long as you’ve confirmed that the candidate is interested and able to participate in all aspects of the program).

Full details here.

International Project Incubator Montréal: Call for Applications ⚜️

International project incubator event in Montréal – Call for Applications

Apply today for funding to attend CITF project incubator from May 24 to June 2, 2023.

Deadline: March 1, 2023, at 11:59 EST

Incubator Montreal

In collaboration with the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec and the Festival TransAmériques, the Commission Internationale du Théâtre Francophone (CITF) is organizing a project incubator in Montréal, from May 24 to June 2, 2023.

The CITF is looking for artists whose practice is driven by political engagement, who speak out on society’s hot button issues and who wish to share their art and their thoughts with other artists across the Francophonie.

The Canada Council for the Arts will provide funding for three artists from Francophone and Acadian communities across Canada to attend the incubator.

Candidates with five years of recognized professional experience in theatre, who are able to explain the link between their artistic approach and the theme of the incubator, as well as how international connections fit into their own journey, are encouraged to apply.

For more information on eligibility, the selection process and how to apply visit the Council’s Initiatives page.

CBC New Indigenous Voices 📡

Applications are now open for CBC New Indigenous Voices, presented by the National Screen Institute.

CBC New Indigenous Voices is a full-time, 14-week training program for up to 10 Indigenous creators to learn the essential elements of working in the film, TV and digital media industries. Emerging Indigenous creators looking to explore career opportunities and gain hands-on experience are encouraged to apply.

CBC New Indigenous Voices. Build your career and learn the essential elements of working in film, TV, and digital media. Apply by March 17, 2023. nsi-canada.ca

This year, applicant eligibility has been expanded to include Indigenous creators at any age over 18. There is no fee to apply, and participants receive minimum wage throughout the entire program.

CBC New Indigenous Voices training will be delivered in-person in Winnipeg, providing participants with a fully immersive experience, the opportunity to work on the production of a short film and an internship placement. Travel and accommodation support is provided for participants 30 kilometres or more outside of Winnipeg.

Application deadline is March 17, 2023 at 12 p.m. CT.

Are you interested in learning more about the program? Register now for our Q+A webinar on March 6, 12 p.m. CT.

Details are here.

Equinox Program Deadline: March 15th, 2023 🗓️

artsnb‘s Equinox program supports Indigenous artists, curators and groups to engage in artistic creation and professional development. Eligible projects can range from

  • research and development for the creation of new works
  • creation and presentation of artistic work
  • activities that support and strengthen the Indigenous arts community.

Deadline March 15, Equinox Program, artsnb

The Equinox program provides flexible, short-term support to individual Indigenous artists or collectives applying on behalf of small or large groups, arts groups, organizations, community groups, independent arts administrators, and artistic and cultural mediators. Grant funds may be used for organizational development and professional development that will have a positive impact on building the arts ecosystem in Indigenous communities.

Application details are here.

Jane LeBlanc Legacy Fund: Upcoming Deadlines 🗓️

Screenwriting Award: $500
Deadline: February 28, 2023

The Jane LeBlanc Screenwriting Award is done in partnership with the Writer’s Federation of New Brunswick. The
award seeks to spotlight talented New Brunswick Screenwriters and is open to emerging and experienced screenwriters of
short film scripts up to 15 minutes in length. Un-produced or produced scripts will be accepted, but must have been
written within the last two years. The Second Prize is a 1-year Writer‟s Federation of New Brunswick membership.

Details are here

Jane LeBlanc Legacy Fund


Errol Williams Filmmaker Award: $1,100
Deadline: March 1, 2023

Errol Williams was a pioneer and award-winning international filmmaker who was introduced to filmmaking at the NB
Film Co-op in the late 1980s. He produced dramas and documentaries. After his untimely death in 2007, a special award
was set up in his honour.

Details are here.

Theatre Organization Award: $1,500
Deadline: March 1, 2023

This is an award for small, independent theatre organizations in Fredericton to cover office and administrative costs,
theatre Artist-in-Residence, educational materials, and costs associated with the creation and presentation of new theatre

Details are here.

Canada-Korea Connection Fund: Call for Applications 🇨🇦 🇰🇷

Canada-Korea Connection Fund – Call for Applications
Apply today to strengthen ties with Korean arts and culture!

Deadline: March 8, 2023, at 11:59 PST

Are you a Canadian artist, arts professional or arts organization with some connection to Korean arts and culture? Do you want to strengthen those ties to make future co-creations or collaborations possible? Do you have a Korean artist or arts organization you would like to work with?

Canada-Korea connection fund

The Canada Council for the Arts invites you to apply for the Canada-Korea Connection Fund, which will provide up to $10,000 CA for projects focused on creative research and relationship building between Canadian and Korean artists, arts professionals, arts groups or institutions.

This fund is made possible through a partnership between Canada Council for the Arts, Arts Council Korea, and Global Affairs Canada, inspired by 60 years of diplomatic relations and leveraging Arts Council Korea’s International Partnership in Support of Arts Creation (ISAC) program. Initiatives stemming from this partnership seek to strengthen arts and culture connections between Canada and Korea while building towards a more equitable and sustainable future for the arts.

Special consideration will be given to projects that reflect a commitment to develop capacity around, and/or explore questions of environmental sustainability and/or equity, diversity, and inclusion.

For more information or to apply visit the Council’s Initiatives page.

Full details are here.

The Jeff Barnaby Grant 📽️

The Jeff Barnaby Grant was created to honour the late Jeff Barnaby’s creative legacy and to recognize his tremendous and visionary contributions towards Indigenous Narrative Sovereignty, Genre Film, and Indigenous Cinema.

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The grant is funded through Netflix’s Fund for Creative Equity in memory of the contributions that Barnaby made through his participation in the company’s Advancing Voices program.

The Jeff Barnaby Grant is available for 5 Indigenous Film + Television creatives across Canada with productions at any stage in the Horror + Thriller + Futurism genre.

The selection committee for this grant will comprise members from Jeff Barnaby’s Indigenous creative community.

Each selected recipient will receive $25,000 to support their projects.


  • First Nations, Inuit, or Metis film + television creatives located in Canada
  • A film or series project in the Horror, Thriller, or Futurism genre

Application Deadline: Thursday, February 20, 2023 at 11:59 PM ET

Details are here.

Grant Writing for Arts and Community Organizations: Saint John Community Arts Board ✍🏽

Is your organization thinking about applying for a Saint John Community Arts Board grant? Or are you an artist working on a funding application?

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If so, come learn about grant writing and what it takes to write a successful application on February 8th with local grant writer Katie Buckley!

To register email artsandculture@saintjohn.ca

We hope to see you there.

The Facebook event is here.

FACTOR Artist Development Program 🗓️

For the FACTOR Artist Development Program, the last juried program intake for fiscal 2022-2023 is open to applications. The Artist Development program (AD) offers a $2,000 subsidy toward a year of artist development activities including sound recording, touring, showcasing, video content production, and marketing.

Application Window Now Open. Artist Development

Designed for artists in the early stages of a professional career in music, Artist Development provides investment support towards a suite of potential activities over a year of career progression.

The deadline to apply is February 2, 2023, at 5:00pm ET.

Details are here.

artsnb Artist in Residence Program Upcoming Deadline: February 1st, 2023 🗓

artsnb’s Artist in Residence Program is intended for New Brunswick public or private institutions and organizations that wish to host professional artists in order to enable them to pursue specific projects relating to their creative work.

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This program is also open to individual professionals who seek to advance their creative work through participation in residency opportunities at home or outside the province. The artists in residence are to contribute to the promotion and understanding of the arts by means of the artists’ contact with the clientele of the establishments.

Full details here.