The Media Arts Equipment Acquisition Fund supports Canadian professional media arts organizations to develop technical infrastructure that fosters conditions necessary for the vitality and advancement of independent media arts in Canada.
Deadline(s) and notification of results – consult the Deadlines and Notifications of results page
Grant amount – up to $30 000
Application limits – you can submit:
Up to 2 applications per deadline:
- 1 application per deadline for equipment purchased on your own
AND (if applicable):
- 1 application per deadline for equipment purchased in partnership
The amounts requested, when added together, cannot be more than $30 000.
I want to apply – What else do I need to know?
If you have not already done so, you must register in the portal at least 30 days before you want to apply.
Applicants – Who can apply?
Your organization must:
- be receiving core funding as a Media Arts organization
Your eligibility to apply to this fund is determined by the validated profile created in the portal.
Equipment purchases can be made in partnership with other media arts organizations. If submitting an application in partnership:
- Each organization must commit resources and receive benefit from the joint purchase of equipment.
- Each partner must submit an application for their portion of the financial contribution.
All partners must be professional Canadian independent media arts organizations that are receiving core funding from the Canada Council and meet the eligibility criteria of the fund
Activities – What can I apply for?
Support towards the purchase of media arts equipment for the research, development, creation, presentation, dissemination and distribution of Canadian independent media artworks.
You can’t apply for acquisitions made before the deadline date.
Expenses – What is eligible?
A contribution towards the purchase of media arts equipment for the research, development, creation, presentation, dissemination and distribution of Canadian independent media artworks, including (but not limited to):
- equipment purchases
- domain names
Ineligible expenses include:
- duty or other handling fees
- office equipment purchases