Strategic Initiatives Fund – Export Component

By mmuise

The Strategic Initiatives Fund – Export Component aims to assist arts organizations and cultural businesses or entrepreneurs who wish to enhance their exposure outside New Brunswick, undertake artistic exploration or exchanges with international partners, and nurture new and existing art markets in a global context.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is in the form of a grant of up to 50% of the project’s total cost to a maximum of $10,000 per year for projects within the Atlantic Provinces (regional level) or a maximum of $25,000 for projects outside the Atlantic Provinces (national and international levels).

Deadline: Continuous Intake

Applicants must:

  • be Non-profit arts and cultural organizations legally incorporated in New Brunswick;
  • be Cultural Industry for-profit businesses legally registered in NB, (craft entrepreneurs, commercial galleries etc.);
  • be Municipalities with a cultural policy;
  • be First Nations groups.
Application Steps:

Applicants must:

1. submit an application at least three weeks prior to the start of the project;

2. send their application via email to:

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must submit:
1. the completed and dated application;
2. the needed information for Appendix A (Participating artists) and B (Project budget);
3. provide a Letter of support from the Partner Organization, if applicable;

4. First time applicants must provide a list of current Board members and a copy of the constitution or letters of incorporation;
5. Previous grant recipients: Please note that failure to provide a final report will result in the organization being disqualified from receiving future grants from the Arts and Culture Branch.

Other Things to Note:

1. There is no deadline for this program.
Projects should take place between April 1, 2023 and March 31, 2024.
2. SIF Export Guidelines (Revised: March 2023).

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