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Call for Proposals: World Storytelling Day

Call for Proposals: World Storytelling Day

The 2017 World Storytelling Day theme is “TRANSFORMATION”

Application Deadline: November 30, 2016


SC-CC members or member groups may apply for funds to support a storytelling event on or near World Storytelling Day (20 March 2017). A total of $2,000 is available for 2017 with grants of up to $500 to be awarded. 

These storytelling events celebrating World Storytelling Day are to promote the art of storytelling and to raise the profile of the Storytellers of Canada/Conteurs du Canada.

Successful applicants will be asked to acknowledge SC-CC during the event and in all publicity leading up to the event, using SC-CC and Canada Council logo guidelines. A report of the activity must also be submitted to SC-CC within one month following the event for publication on the SC-CC website and in the SC-CC newsletter, “Tell-All/Dis Tout”.

Criteria considered in selection of successful projects will include

  • impact on community; promotion of storytelling as an art form
  • presentation and description of the project
  • clarity of the communication/publicity plan
  • budget
  • originality of the idea and connection to the World Storytelling Day theme

The Application Deadline is November 30, 2016. 

Please contact the project officer for more details.

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