Support for Organizations – Canada Book Fund
COVID-19 and support measures for the culture, history and sport sectors
Learn about the immediate action the Government of Canada is taking to provide support measures and financial relief for the culture, heritage and sport sectors.
The Canada Book Fund (CBF) – Support for Organizations contributes to the marketing and promotion of Canadian-authored books. The CBF's Support for Organizations also serves to strengthen the infrastructure and efficiency of the Canadian book industry.
The Support for Organizations stream of the CBF supports: marketing; professional development; internships; and technology projects.
The deadline for the regular spring intake has been postponed to May 31, 2020.
The applications for projects that seek to help the Canadian book publishing industry respond to the challenges of COVID-19 can be submitted at the same time as regular applications.
Under the COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund for Cultural, Heritage and Sport Organizations, organizations receiving funding from Support for Organizations may be eligible for a supplement representing 25% of their 2019-2020 funding. For more information, please contact the Support for Organizations program at the following email address: PCH.flc-sao-cbf-sfo.PCH@canada.ca.
A special off-cycle ongoing call for collective projects starting in 2020-21 that support the Accessible Digital Books Initiative.
Who can apply
To be eligible for any call for projects for the Support for Organizations stream of the CBF, an organization or professional association must be:
- Canadian-owned and Canadian-controlled;
- representing or related to the Canadian book publishing industry; and
- incorporated under the laws of Canada or a province
NOTE: Canadian teaching institutions with a specialization in the book industry are eligible for professional development projects.
How to apply
- Review the Canada Book Fund – Support for Organizations – Application guide;
- Review the information on Budget categories and items; and
- Fill out and send us the Canada Book Fund – Support for Organizations – Application form
The next application deadline for the Support for Organizations stream of the Canada Book Fund is May 31, 2020.
Please send your application by email. We are not able to accept applications by mail at this time.
Should you have any questions, please contact the Support for Organizations program at the email address below.
Canada Book Fund
25 Eddy Street, 25-8-T
Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0M5
- 1-888-997-3123 (toll-free)
Agents are available to answer your questions Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EST).
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