Creative Export Canada Application Deadline Extended to December 7

The November 16, 2018 application deadline for Canadian Heritage’s Creative Export Canada funding program has been extended until December 7, 2018.

Creative Export Canada aims to equip Canadian creators and creative industries with the tools they need to successfully reach international buyers and audiences. The program offers annual funding for projects that generate export revenues and promote Canadian works in international markets. High‑potential projects, and partnerships and innovative ideas, are encouraged.

The December 7, 2018 deadline applies to projects whose expenses start between April 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020.

Visit for program information, including eligibility criteria and the application guidelines.

To obtain an application package and submit the required documentation, please email the program directly at:

Apply by December 7, 2018.

In June 2018, Canadian Heritage announced Canada’s first Creative Export Strategy to promote Canadian creative industries by strengthening Canada’s presence in international markets. In addition to increasing funds for export activities through existing programs, including the Canada Periodical Fund, Canadian Heritage also launched the standalone program Creative Export Canada, exclusively dedicated to funding export activities.

Upcoming Seminars in Vancouver and Winnipeg on Creative Export Canada

If your magazine would like to learn more about exporting internationally, Canadian Heritage is hosting in-person export seminars for companies and organizations in the creative industries, in collaboration with Global Affairs Canada. Upcoming seminars will be held in Vancouver on Thursday, November 22, 2018 in partnership with Creative BC; and in Winnipeg on Tuesday, November 27, 2018.

The in-person seminar will focus on the Creative Export Strategy and Creative Export Canada program, as well as the Trade Commissioner Service, international trade missions, events and partnerships, and other funding options and tools available to Canadian companies looking to export internationally.

To register for the November 22 Vancouver seminar or the November 27 Winnipeg seminar, please email with your name and company. Details about seminar location and schedule will be provided to participants after their registration.


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