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Upcoming Canada Council Prize Deadlines


Did you know that, in addition to our regular grants, we administer more than 20 arts awards and prizes from private trusts and bequeaths? Below are some upcoming deadlines. 

Apply or nominate someone outstanding from your networks! 


Classical Music

Virginia Parker Prize ($25,000 to a classical musician, instrumentalist of conductor under the age of 32)


Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts ($40,000 for distinguished career achievement in the field of dance for 2016)


Canada-Japan Literary Award (up to two awards of $10,000 for works related to Japan)

Visual Arts 

York Wilson Endowment Award (up to $30,000 to eligible Canadian institutions for the purchase of an original artwork)

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