Upcoming Canada Council Grant Deadlines 🗓️

Some deadlines are approaching for funding applications to the Canada Council for the Arts.

Canada Council for the Arts

Arts Across Canada: Translation
Deadline: June 5
More information here.

Arts Abroad: Translation
Deadline: June 5
More information here.

Supporting Artistic Practice: Professional Development for Arts Professionals
Deadline: June 12
More information here.

Arts Across Canada: Circulation and Touring
Deadline: June 26
More information here.

Arts Abroad: Circulation and Touring
Deadline: June 26
More information here.

artsnb Artist in Residence Program Deadline March 1, 2024 🏠

artsnb‘s Artist in Residence Program is intended for individual artists to participate in residencies and New Brunswick public or private institutions and organizations to host professional artists, and enable them to pursue specific projects relating to their creative work.

The artists in residence are also to contribute to the promotion and understanding of the arts by means of the artists’ contact with the clientele of the establishments. (more…)

SHMF 2024 Applications Facilitation Grant Program 🏘️

Each year, SHMF awards funding for impactful, timely initiatives that advance opportunities in exhibition, creation, education and art appreciation.

In 2024, SHMF invites Sheila grant requests from New Brunswick visual arts organizations and collectives within the range of $10,000 to $20,000 in two categories: (more…)

Imago Bursary 🎨

Upcoming deadline to apply for a bursary from Imago- May 15

Imago is focused on promoting and supporting young artists. Since 1996, Imago offers an annual bursary to a candidate who has earned their Bachelors in Visual Arts from Mount Allison University or l’Université de Moncton within the past five (5) years.  This grant includes a one-year membership, 500$ in materials and a chance to hone their technical skills and develop their practice in New Brunswick. At the end of the project, the recipient holds a show at the Galerie Sans Nom and receives a CARFAC artist fee. This solo show takes place in the fall of the following year.

Applications must be sent in a single PDF document (no WeTransfer with an expiry date) sent to direction@atelierimago.com

Visit their website for more details.

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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.

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.


Women in the Studio. Music Publishers Canada


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.

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.

Jeff Barnaby Headshot

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.

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.

MNB Industry Pathways: Expert Access Component Now Open 🛣

INDUSTRY PATHWAYS is dual-focused initiative that will provide support to New Brunswick live music workers for training, mentorship and skill development.

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INDUSTRY PATHWAYS has two components aimed at the live music sector, set to begin run until March 2023. The Expert Access Component is now open and accepting applications.

This component provides access to advice, mentorship and services from nationally recognized professionals. Participants can book up to three hours with the professional of their choosing – including a public accountant, entertainment lawyer, mental health practitioner, digital marketing consultant, and other music industry experts.

NOTE: Participants may apply and be approved more than once, as the budget allows, but may only have two applications open at a time.

Go here for full details.