Canada Council for the Arts – The Creation Accelerator

Kromme Rijn, Odijk, Netherlands, Lente, Spring

Do you have a great idea or story for a digital creation project? The Canada Council for the Arts and CBC/Radio-Canada want to help you develop, create and distribute it through the Creation Accelerator.  
How the Creation Accelerator works – The initiative has two phases:

Phase 1: Development 

  • Up to 20 applicants will be selected to receive a project grant to work with an independent producer to develop an original concept for consideration in Phase 2.

Phase 2: Production 

  • Up to 10 projects from Phase 1 will be selected for further support towards the full creation and production of the original project for potential distribution on CBC/Radio-Canada’s platforms.

Applications are now open for Phase 1 only

Grant amount for Phase 1: Up to $50 000 for direct costs related to the activity.

Who can apply? 

  • Artists, curators, and writers
  • New and early career artists
  • Artistic groups and collectives
  • Artistic organizations

You will need a validated profile on the Canada Council grant application portal.

How to apply: Submit an application on the portal.

Guidelines and Forms: Find the details here.

Looking for more digital opportunities? Check out the Digital Strategy Fund.

For more information
Please contact or
1-800-263-5588 (toll-free), ext.5574.

photo credit: HereIsTom Spring along the Kromme Rijn in Odijk, Netherlands – 2552 via photopin (license)

About the Author

Kueneman, Karen
Staff, 2015 Fall