Our digital investment fosters the sharing of artistic creation, enhances skills, and supports the transformation of organizational models and practices across the arts sector.
With our digital investment, we’re amplifying the quality, scale and sharing of art through digital technology in Canada and abroad—which is changing the way audiences relate to the arts and culture and how they connect with each other and the wider world. Artists and organizations need to be able to thrive in this radically changing environment. During the COVID-19 pandemic—and the implementation of physical-distancing measures—this commitment has played an important role in the arts. The Council is on track to honour its commitment to invest $88.5 million by 2020-21 to advance the arts sector’s digital capacity.
Targets and investments
This infographic shows the Council’s planned and actual investment for its digital fund towards a target investment by 2020-21.
- Planned investment for digital fund as of 2019-20: $56M
- Actual investment for digital fund as of 2019-20: $50.3M
- Target date to invest a total of $88.5M for digital fund: 2020-21
- Current status: In progress
Canada Council grants making a difference
Artists, groups and organizations engage in a breadth of activities – both intimate and large-scale – funded by the Canada Council. Discover some of their stories.