Canada Cultural Spaces Fund
Service Delivery Standards for this funding program
Canada Cultural Spaces Fund
The CCSF seeks to improve physical conditions for artistic creativity and innovation. It is also designed to increase access for Canadians to performing arts, visual arts, media arts, and to museum collections and heritage displays. The Fund supports the improvement, renovation and construction of arts and heritage facilities, and the acquisition of specialized equipment as well as conducting feasibility studies.
Who Can Apply?
Non-profit arts and heritage organizations incorporated under Part II of the Canada Corporations Act or under corresponding provincial or territorial legislation. Provincial/territorial governments, municipal or regional governments, and their agencies, as well as First Nations and Inuit equivalent governments, are also eligible. Federal organizations and federal Crown corporations are not eligible for funding.
All potential applicants must contact a CCSF program advisor at the nearest Department of Canadian Heritage regional office before submitting a funding application.
A list of the Department's regional offices can be found on the Canadian Heritage website.
Guidelines and Application Form
- Canada Cultural Spaces Fund - Application Guidelines
(HTML Format | PDF Version, 129 KB)
- Application Form
(PDF Version, 168 KB)
- Budget Information
(Excel Format, 31 KB)
- Environmental Guidelines for Canada Cultural Spaces Fund Clients
(HTML Format | PDF Version, 41 KB)
- Environmental Assessment Checklist
(PDF version, 19 KB)
For alternate formats of any of these documents and forms, please contact the appropriate regional office, listed below.
If your organization currently has an application on file at your local Department of Canadian Heritage office, you should contact your program officer to update your file.
If your organization has a Letter of Intent on file at your local Department of Canadian Heritage office, you should submit an official application when the new guidelines and form are available.
Summary of Program Activities
The Canada Cultural Spaces Fund has financially contributed to 162 projects for 2010-2011 and 2011-2012.
For Further Information
You must contact the nearest Department of Canadian Heritage regional office before submitting an application.
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