Type of Program:
Digital Greenhouse is a digital innovation initiative for Canadian individuals, groups and organizations. It supports short-term projects that leverage digital technology to address sectoral and digital challenges, including:
- 1the development of new digital tools and solutions that increase the resilience, sustainability, and discoverability of the arts sector,
- 2the development of sector-wide and cross-sector collaborations, partnerships, and networks to support innovative digital business models, revenue models and monetization strategies,
- 3sectoral approaches aimed at strategically increasing the digital/data literacy and ongoing digital transformation of the arts sector,
- 4addressing challenges and exploring digital solutions related to accessibility, equity, diversity, decolonization, social justice, and climate responsibility created by, or relevant to, the digital world,
- 5addressing challenges and exploring solutions related to the lack of access to digital infrastructure for remote regions and Northern and under-represented communities.
Comments on Funding:
Funding will take the form of a grant of up to $50,000.
When It Ends:
Organizations presently receiving core grants are eligible to apply to this initiative.
The applicant must register in the portal at least 30 days before applying.
Applicant's eligibility is determined by the validated profile created in the portal.
Applications must be submitted any time before the start date of the project.
Applicants must provide:
- 1budget including budget notes,
- 2list of key team members,
- 3detailed work plan, including timeline,
- 4letters of engagement from partners (optional support material),
- 5user analytics or survey results (optional support material),
- 6executive summaries of studies (optional support material),
- 7technical specifications, mock-ups or URLs in a Word document or PDF (optional support material).
Note: The maximum number of pages for support material is 5 pages in total.
Other Things to Note:
- 1One can apply to this initiative twice in one year (1 March – 28/29 February) for distinct projects with different activities.
- 2Applications to this initiative do not count towards the maximum number of applications that can be submitted to the Canada Council each year (from 1 March – 28/29 February).