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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.

Marian Hebb Research Grant

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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Joanne Gerber

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


A screenshot from the 2020 Festival of Literary Diversity, which received an Events Grant from Access Copyright Foundation.


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.