Canada Periodical Fund

The Canada Periodical Fund (CPF) provides financial assistance to Canadian print magazines, print community newspapers (non-daily) and digital periodicals, to enable them to overcome market disadvantages and continue to provide Canadian readers with the content they choose to read.

Special Measures for Journalism 2021 (Recovery Fund) (New)

The Special Measures for Journalism component 2021 provides short-term recovery funding to Canadian magazines and community newspapers to support organizations that are still struggling due to the pandemic.

To Learn more about how to apply for funding, please consult the Special Measures for Journalism component.

Regular components of the Canada periodical fund

Aid to Publishers

The Aid to Publishers component is designed to provide eligible Canadian publishers of print magazines, print community newspapers (non-daily) and digital periodicals with the financial support they need to produce and distribute high-quality, Canadian editorial content for Canadian readers.

You can apply for funding through the Aid to Publishers’ three sub-components:

Magazine

For print magazines, funding is granted based on a formula that takes the total number of eligible copies distributed over a 12-month period as well as eligible editorial expenditures incurred during that period.

Read more about who can apply for funding under the Magazine – Aid to Publishers sub-component.

Digital Periodical

For digital periodicals, funding is granted based on eligible editorial expenditures incurred over a 12-month period.

Read more about who can apply for funding under the Digital Periodical – Aid to Publishers sub-component.

Community Newspaper (non-daily) – Aid to Publishers

For print community newspapers, funding is granted based on a formula that takes the total number of eligible copies distributed over a 12-month period as well as eligible editorial expenditures incurred during that period.

Read more about who can apply for funding under the Community Newspaper – Aid to Publishers sub-component.

Business Innovation

The Business Innovation component offers support for projects to eligible small and mid-sized print and digital magazines, and print and digital non-daily community newspapers.

You can apply for funding through the Business Innovation under one of the two sub-components:

Magazines

This Business Innovation component offers support for projects to eligible small and mid-sized print and digital magazine publishers.

Read more about who can apply for funding under the Business Innovation – Magazine component of the CPF.

Non-daily Community Newspapers – NEW

The Business Innovation component offers support for projects to eligible small and mid-sized print and digital non-daily community newspapers.

Read more about who can apply for funding under the Business Innovation – Community Newspaper component of the CPF.

Collective Initiatives

The Collective Initiatives component funds projects for organizations designed to increase the overall sustainability of the Canadian magazine and community newspaper (non-daily) industries.

Read more about who can apply for funding under the Collective Initiatives component of the CPF.

Report a problem or mistake on this page
Please select all that apply:

Thank you for your help!

You will not receive a reply. For enquiries, contact us.

Date modified: