Canada Book Fund (Support for Organizations: Internships) – Canadian Heritage (2022)

Description:

This component contributes to the marketing and promotion of Canadian-authored books. The CBF’s Support for Organizations also serves to strengthen the infrastructure and efficiency of the Canadian book industry.
Internships help provide valuable on-the-job training, thereby contributing to the development of the next generation of Canadian book industry professionals.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is up to 50% of eligible expenses or $15,000 for an Internship project.

Funding is up to 75% of eligible expenses or $22,500 for hiring an intern that comes from an Indigenous community, an official-language minority community, a visible minority or living with a print disability, as well as for hiring a digitally proficient intern

Eligibility:

The applicant must:

  • Canadian-owned and Canadian-controlled organization or professional association;
  • Representing or related to the Canadian book publishing industry; and
  • Incorporated under the laws of Canada or a province

Canadian teaching institutions with a specialization in the book industry are eligible for funding of Professional Development projects. Organizations that represent Canadian libraries may be eligible for projects that meet the objectives of the Canada Book Fund and/or the accessible digital books initiative, but should contact us before applying.

Applications Steps:

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must:

  • Complete the Application Form, 
  • Submit a detailed description and budget of the project (see Part E of the Application Form),
  • Submit the organization’s latest audited financial statements.

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