Canada Periodical Fund

COVID-19 and support measures for the culture, heritage 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.

COVID-19: Support for the culture, heritage and sport sectors

The Canada Periodical Fund (CPF) provides financial assistance to Canadian print magazines, non-daily newspapers 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 – Canada Periodical Fund

The Special Measures for Journalism component provides short-term emergency financial relief to Canadian magazines and community newspapers during the COVID-19 crisis in 2020.

Read more about who can apply for funding from the Special Measures for Journalism component of the CPF.

The CPF has three components:

Aid to Publishers

The Aid to Publishers component provides funding to eligible Canadian print magazines and non-daily newspapers, to enable them to overcome market disadvantages and continue to provide Canadian readers with quality content.

Read more about who can apply for funding from the Aid to Publishers component of the CPF.

Business Innovation

The Business Innovation component offers support for projects to eligible small and mid-sized printed magazine and digital periodical publishers.

Read more about who can apply for funding from the Business Innovation 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 non-daily newspaper industries.

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

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