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Supporting Canada's Literary and Visual Arts Communities

Supporting Canada’s Literary and Visual Arts Communities
Access Copyright Foundation provides support to creators and organizations engaged in the development and dissemination of publishable Canadian works in the literary and visual arts. We are an arm’s-length foundation of Access Copyright which is a collective voice of creators and publishers in Canada.
Access Copyright Foundation’s three annual grant programs support research, professional development and events.
Access Copyright Foundation’s grant programs are administered by SK Arts.

Events Grant

Deadline: November 1
Promoting the development and public appreciation of Canadian publishing, literary and visual arts through the hosting of public events or professional-development opportunities.
Deadline: February 15

Supporting inquiry and exploration relevant to Canadian publishing, writing and visual arts, and toward the realization of a publishable work in progress. 

Professional Development Grant

Deadline: April 1
Promoting excellence in Canadian content by supporting artistic and professional skills development for individuals and organizations engaged in the creation, production and publication of text and images.

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Carmelle Pretzlaw

Program Consultant
Access Copyright Foundation
(Toll-free) 1-800-667-7526


Author Danny Ramadan is reading from Salma the Syrian Chef during the 2020 Frye Festival, which received an Events Grant from Access Copyright Foundation.

Frye Festival

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.