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Find Research Reports

Browse through all of Canada Council's Research reports or search for the author, subject or theme of interest...

About Research and Evaluation

The Canada Council undertakes arts research to develop and share knowledge about our activities, as well as sector-wide trends in the...


Investing in the arts

Statistical research and analysis regarding Canada Council funding programs, grant recipients and arts and cultural funding in a national context.

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Key Statistics of Canada Council Funding

Take a look at key statistics of Canada Council funding, including number of grant applications received and the number awarded,...

Graphic of Council funding across Canada

Council Blog: Making a Difference Across the Country

Each year the Canada Council funds artists and arts organizations across the country to the tune of over $150 million (153.6 million in...

Art Research Links

Learn more about the state of the arts in Canada and around the world


Artist Story

Are arts programs in remote settings vital to the Canadian arts scene?

Hundreds of people converged on Fogo Island, Nfld. to mark the opening of 3 new artist studios by the Fogo Island Arts Corporation, and to participate in a 2-day conference on the theme re.mode control – rethinking the idea of remote. Do artists need residencies far from their urban base? Does the geographical location of an arts project matter? Read more about the conference discussions and participants.

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Past recipients

Here's a handy tool: a searchable database of past grant recipients and prize winners.