Canada. Canada Council for the Arts

Contact Information
Office Phone 613-566-4414
Toll Free Phone 1-800-263-5588
TTY Phone 1-866-585-5559
Fax 613-566-4390
E-Mail info@canadacouncil.ca
Website canadacouncil.ca/
Primary Contact Christian Mondor, Information Officer; Phone: 613-566-4414 ext 4681; Email: christian.mondor@canadacouncil.ca
Alternate Contact Sarah Rushton, Information Officer; Phone: 613-566-4414 ext 4138; Email: sarah.rushton@canadacouncil.ca
Site Information
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
150 Elgin St, 2nd Flr
Ottawa, ON K1P 5V8
 
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Intersection Elgin St and Laurier St
Mailing Address PO Box 1047 
Ottawa, ON K1P 5V8
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name The Canada Council for the Arts
Agency Information
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Established 1957
Primary Executive Simon Brault, Director; Phone: 613-566-4414 ext 4201; Email: director@canadacouncil.ca
Alternate Executive Pierre Lassonde, Chair; Phone: 613-566-4414 ext 4208; Email: chairman@canadacouncil.ca
Funding Federal - Canadian Heritage ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 108074527RR0001 ; Fees - Endowment income
Elections The Board of Directors is elected and appointed.
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Federal Crown corporation that provides grants and services to professional Canadian artists and arts organizations in dance, media arts, music, theatre, writing and publishing, inter-arts, and visual arts. * Also maintains the secretariat for the Canadian Commission for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), administers the Killam Program of scholarly awards and prizes, and offers a number of other prestigious awards. 
 
The Public Lending Right (PLR) Commission, which is operated by the Canada Council, administers a program of payments to Canadian authors for their eligible books cataloged in libraries across Canada. 
 
The Art Bank of the Canada Council rents contemporary Canadian art to the public and private sectors across Canada.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:45 am-5 pm, Sep-Jun * Mon-Fri 8:45 am-4:30 pm, Jul-Aug
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Professional arts organizations and professional artists who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada are eligible for grants.
Application Call for information on how to apply for the grants or visit the website.
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Artist Services ; Arts/Humanities Councils ; Community Recognition ~ Arts/Humanities Issues ; Program Development Funds ~ Arts/Humanities Issues ; Student Financial Aid ~ Arts/Humanities Issues ; Visual Arts

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