grants & programs

Applications open for 2017 EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship

Ottawa – The European Union Delegation to Canada and the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) are delighted to launch the 2017 edition of the European Union-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship.

Call for international applications: students or professionals “Conservators-Restorers”

The Institut National du Patrimoine welcomes international professionals and students in Cultural Heritage. The application to the department leads to a training program in French, included in the 5 years-program of the students (Master Degree’s) straight into 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th year based on the admission process detailing their experience and motivation.

Call for international applications: students or professionals “Curators”

The Institut national du patrimoine (INP) welcomes each year international professionals and students in Cultural Heritage. The department of curators offers to international students to complete for free the full heritage curator initial training programme in French, which runs for 18 months (January to June of the following year).

English-speaking call for applications: cultural Structures in the service of the urban and territorial development (deadline: in January 31st, 2017)

This seminar, which will take place (inclusive) from 20 till 30 March 2017, will have for theme "The cultural structures in the service of the urban and territorial development". It addresses high-level English-speaking professionals of the whole world.

TORONTO - Call for Application - Toronto Cultural and Creative Industry Forum

The Forum d’Avignon partners with the Canadian Film Centre’s Media Lab (CFC Media Lab) and the French Embassy in Canada to present opportunities for French and Canadian cultural and creative start ups September 28th-29th - Corus Quay, Toronto, Canada

“24 hours for the climate” – call for projects

In the framework of the COP21, the Cultural service of the French Embassy in Canada and the Ottawa French Alliance launch a call for projects to participate to global performance, an artistic marathon : "24 hours for the climate". For artists, architects, designers, dancers, performers and street artists of Canada on the theme « Urban art and the climate » with a contest and the possibility to win one month residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris in 2016 .

International Architectural competition - Passages, transitional spaces for the 21st century

Institut pour la ville en mouvement, Metrolinx, and the University of Toronto’s John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, in partnership with the Consulate General of France in Toronto and the Municipality of Toronto organizes an architectural competition.

Rights Purchase Grant Program

The Institut français helps Canadian publishers offset the cost of acquiring the rights from books translated from French. Grant beneficiaries are selected by the Institut français in Paris. The amount awarded cannot exceed the amount of the advance paid to the French publisher for the acquisition of rights.

Translation Grant of the Centre National du Livre (CNL)

The Centre National du Livre offers, three times a year, a financial support to help English-speaking Canadian publishers offsetting the cost of a translation from a French title.

Rights Purchase Grant Program

For the past 26 years, the Publication Support Programmes have helped promote the translation and publication of over 20,000 works by French and francophone authors in 75 different countries. These programmes support publishers throughout the world who wish to open up their catalogues to works by francophone authors, through translation.