Collective Initiatives – Canada Periodical Fund

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

Who can apply

To be eligible for funding, your organization must meet all of the following requirements:

  • be incorporated as a non-profit organization under the laws of Canada or a province, representing or serving stakeholders in the Canadian magazine or community newspaper publishing industries
  • be a related association, such as those representing or serving writers, or be a press agency or media group that is serving a wide number of written media throughout Canada
  • have its head office located in Canada
  • have been in operation for at least one financial year prior to application

Full eligibility criteria is detailed in the Application Guidelines.

Application deadlines

The deadline to submit a funding application for projects starting in the 2023-2024 fiscal year (from April 1, 2023, to March 31, 2024) is September 15, 2023, 11:59 pm (local time).

When an application deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday or statutory holiday, it is extended to the following working day.

How to apply

Applicants are required to:

  • review the Application Guidelines carefully, including the definitions to ensure all criteria are met
  • create or access a Canadian Heritage Funding Portal account and apply online for Canada Periodical Fund – Collective Initiatives
  • provide all supporting documents, as detailed in the Application Guidelines
  • ensure that the application form bears the applicant's original signature

Contact us

Canada Periodical Fund
Collective Initiatives
Department of Canadian Heritage
25 Eddy St, 25-8-U
Gatineau QC  J8X 4B5

1-866-811-0055 (toll-free)
1-888-997-3123 (toll-free)

Agents are available to answer your questions Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (Eastern time)

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