Explore and Create
No deadline, any time before start date of project
(NOTE: you must create a profile for validation at least 30 days before you want to apply)
Grant Amount: Up to $10000
Notification of results – applications received by:
15 June 2017 will receive results by September 2017
30 September 2017 will receive results by December 2017
31 March 2018 will receive results by July 2018
The Professional Development for Artists component of Explore and Create supports the career growth of Canadian artists and artistic groups by encouraging participation in a wide range of development opportunities. Grants fund activities that contribute to the professional advancement of Canadian artists working in all artistic disciplines.
Individuals who are Deaf or who have disabilities, including those living with mental illness, and require accommodation at any stage of the application process may be eligible for additional assistance.
To calculate the amount you can request for travel costs, see the fixed travel rates.
Support for professional development activities and career advancement, including but not limited to:
- specialized training
Types of potential applicants to this component include:
- artists and curators
- artistic groups and collectives
Your eligibility to apply to this component is determined by the validated profile created in the portal.
To see a comprehensive list of all overriding application limits and individual program/component limits please view see this Annual Application Limits Overview (PDF, 48.8 KB).