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Canada. Canada Council for the Arts

Contact Information
Office Phone 613-566-4414
Toll Free Phone 1-800-263-5588
Fax 613-566-4390
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Agency Information
Established 1957
Description and Service Details
Description (Service)
  • Provides grants and services to professional artists and arts organizations in dance, media arts, music, theatre, writing and publishing, inter-arts, and visual arts
  • Maintains the secretariat for the Canadian Commission for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
  • Administers the Killam Program of scholarly awards and prizes
  • Offers a number of other prestigious awards

Hours Mon-Fri 8:45 am-5 pm (Sep-Jun)
Mon-Fri 8:45 am-4:30 pm (Jul-Aug)
Areas Served Canada
  • Professional arts organizations
  • Professional artists
Application See website
Languages English; French
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
150 Elgin St
2nd Flr
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1P 5V8
Mailing Address PO Box 1047 
Ottawa, ON 
Canada K1P 5V8
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture
HCSD Sub Heading Arts Associations ; Visual Arts
Service Categories Artist Services ; Arts/Humanities Councils ; Community Recognition ~ Arts/Humanities Issues ; Program Development Funds ~ Arts/Humanities Issues ; Student Financial Aid ~ Arts/Humanities Issues ; Visual Arts

Agency Overview

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