Creating, Knowing and Sharing:
The Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples

Small-Scale Activities

Small-Scale Activities


any time before the start date of your project

Eligible Applicants

Professional artists, aspiring artists, cultural professionals, cultural carriers, groups and organizations

Eligible activities include

Small-scale activities to advance an applicant’s career or practice

Grant Amounts

Up to $3 000

Apply any time before starting the project

Application Limits

Each year, you can apply to this component twice and receive a maximum of $3 000

Assessment Criteria in order of importance

  • Relevance
  • Artistic, cultural or professional rationale, including timeliness of the activity
  • Potential impact of the activity on your career
  • Feasibility
  • The capacity and experience you have to undertake the activity
  • How Indigenous traditional knowledge or cultural intellectual property is being observed or addressed, if applicable

Notifications of results

  • usually within 2 months of the application date