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We're proud to be Canada’s public arts funder. We champion and invest in artistic excellence through our grants, services, prizes and payments to Canadian artists and arts organizations.

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Simon Brault

Join us for our Annual Public Meeting

In person or by live stream January 17, 2017  

Art Bank

Tour the Art Bank

A unique collection of contemporary Canadian art


spotlight Speeches Unesco

56th General Meeting of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO

During the 2016 National UNESCO Schools Conference in Winnipeg Manitoba, participants are asked to define the concept of global citizenship in their own words.

spotlight Prize Winners

#CCPrizes 2016 Fall Prize Bundle

Congratulations to our latest Canada Council prize winners. Discover their contributions to arts and culture.

spotlight Speeches

At the crossroads: Cultural Leadership in the 21st Century

Today’s Leaders and Key Drivers of Change: A Panel Discussion by Simon Brault at The International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies 7th World Summit on Arts and Culture in Malta

spotlight Digital

Opening doors to Canadian art data

It’s been almost a year since the Canada Council for the Arts released its first open data to the public and we've had an enthusiastic response from the community.

Our Impact in the Community: By the Numbers


Support to artists and arts organizations from Deaf and disability arts communities


Support to artists and arts organizations from Indigenous communities


Support to young audience arts organizations