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Ottawa Storytellers Festival Meeting


Interested in seeing a STORYTELLING FESTIVAL in Ottawa to celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday in the fall of 2017? If so, we need you to help make it happen!

Stories & Tea February and March - Ottawa Storytellers

Stories & Tea is off to a stellar start for 2016 with packed houses of storytelling fans basking in warm and inspiring stories. 

Tuesday, February 23, and 
Tuesday, March 8

St John’s Storytelling Festival Call for Submissions

St John’s Storytelling Festival Call for Submissions

Storytellers are invited to submit applications for the 13th Annual St John’s Storytelling Festival taking place St John’s, NL from October 11-16, 2016.  

The King's Singers, February 10th, Yellowknife

The King's Singers
A partnership with the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre and the Yellowknife Choral Society

The King's Singers are in global demand. Synonymous with the very best in vocal ensemble performance, their work appeals to a vast international audience. Every year they sing over 120 concerts, touring regularly to Europe, the United States, Asia and Australasia. Instantly recognizable for their immaculate intonation, impeccable vocal blend, flawless diction and incisive timing, The King's Singers are also consummate entertainers  a class act with a delightfully British wit.

Literary Arts Promotion Grants


A reminder from the Canada Council for the Arts that there is an upcoming deadline for Literary Arts Promotion Grants. 

The Grants for Literary Arts Promotion program provides support to Canadian non-profit arts organizations that increase public awareness of and access to Canadian literature.

The Project Grants component is open to Canadian incorporated non-profit organizations and collectives, with a primary mandate in literary arts promotion. 

Canada Council: The Burt Award


Canada Council Announces the Burt Award call for submissions

The Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Literature

In partnership with CODE the Burt Award is given annually to English-language literary works for Young Adults written by First Nations, Inuit or Métis authors.

World Storytelling with Ottawa Storytellers

How Ottawa StoryTellers will Celebrate
World Storytelling Day

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! 

The Canada 150 Fund


The Canada 150 Fund

The goal of the Canada 150 Fund is to create opportunities for Canadians to participate in local, regional, and national celebrations that contribute to building a sense of pride and attachment to Canada.

A limited number of high impact, large-scale projects that are national in scope will also be supported through the Canada 150 Fund as Signature Initiatives.

Eligibility details

Eligible funding recipients under the Canada 150 Fund include the following types:

  • Canadian not-for-profit organizations, including corporations, trusts, cooperatives and unincorporated associations;
  • Canadian business corporations, including partnerships, trusts and joint ventures where projects are non-commercial in nature;
  • Canadian schools; and,
  • Canadian municipal governments and their institutions.

Federal departments, agencies and institutions, Provincial and Territorial governments and their institutions, private individuals and political parties are noteligible under the Canada 150 Fund.

Storytelling Toronto Awards

Storytelling Toronto Awards: The Alice Kane Award and The Anne Smythe Travel Award
DEADLINE February 29th, 2016
The Alice Kane Award

The Alice Kane Award is a $1,000 award presented by Storytelling Toronto in memory of Alice Kane (1908 – 2003). One of the co-founders of The Storytellers School of Toronto, Alice was a much beloved storyteller whose mastery of the art of storytelling made her an inspiration to many.

The Anne Smythe Travel Award
The $500 Anne Smythe Travel Grant was established to honour the memory of Anne Smythe, an active and well-loved member of the storytelling community.  As a teller and author, she believed strongly in the value of travel and adventure in the development of a storyteller’s art. 

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