The Marian Hebb Research Grant Moni Brar received enabled her to conduct field research as well as interviews as she works on a memoir, told through poetry, relating to the cross-generational experience of a Punjabi-Canadian family.
A photo from a
scrapbook in the Clifford Snyder (Carrie’s grandfather and Mennonite
missionary) fonds at the Mennonite Archives of Ontario. The scrapbook dates
from around 1947, and was created by Clifford’s sisters to memorialize his life and death.
Cooper Lee Bombardier
Through the Professional Development Grant Cooper Lee Bombardier received from the Foundation in 2021, he was able to deepen his craft through a two-week writer’s residency at Nova Scotia’s Port Bickerton Lighthouse as well as two virtual creative writing workshops he attended.
CANSCAIP’s Events Grant from Access Copyright Foundation in 2020 helped it to host the I Write Canadian Festival which occurred virtually during 2021’s I Read Canadian Day. The festival saw four videos (three in English, one in French) launched on YouTube featuring 20 children’s authors and illustrators.
Access Copyright Foundation’s 2020 Events Grant to the Frye Festival supported the creation of seven Story Time readings featuring English- and French-language Canadian writers that were made available on YouTube.
Through the FOLD’s Events Grant from the Access Copyright in 2020, it helped ensure that the Festival could welcome over 30 authors from Canada and internationally to the Zoom platform for five days of dynamic literary events and discussions.