No Fixed Amount
Type of Program:
The Cultural Economic Development Program (CEDP) provides financial support to professional arts organizations for events or projects that stimulate sustainable economic development of the province's cultural resources.
The objectives of the program are to: improve economic opportunities for professional artists, encourage sustainable economic arts activities, contribute to the stability of sector based organizations, increase capacity for market access and expansion of cultural products, develop a diversity of cultural products, support growth of the cultural tourism industry.
Comments on Funding:
Minimum funding is $2,000.
- 1must contribute at least 10% towards eligible costs.
- 2are eligible to receive only one CEDP grant per fiscal year.
- 3are expected to seek support from other levels of government, as well as private and corporate sources, to complement CEDP funding.
When It Ends:
March 2, 2020 for major cultural festivals and events
April 17, 2020 for sector based organizations
Rolling deadline for smaller festivals, performance series and one-off project
The applicant must:
Professional arts organizations must:
Sector base organizations must:
should submit the completed applications a minimum of 6 (six) weeks in advance of the project start date,
must submit a completed Advance Payment Request Form and the signed Acceptance Letter of Financing to receive an advance of 90% of the approved funding,
must submit the Final Report to receive the remaining 10% of the CEDP contribution after its approval.
Other Things to Note:
Applications for smaller festivals, performance series and one-off project will be accepted on an on-going basis and assessed on a first-come, first-serve basis until available funds are exhausted.
All projects must be completed and a final report submitted within ten weeks of completion of the project, or by March 31, 2021, whichever comes first.