The Creative Export Canada (CEC) is a government funding program that offers funding for projects that generate export revenues and help Canadian Creative Industries reach more people around the world.

  • Amount: Up to 75% of eligible expenses to a maximum of $2.5M in government non-repayable contribution.
  • Timeline: Deadline: March 11, 2020. Projects must start between April 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021. Project can be up to 24 months in length, but no later than March 31, 2022.
  • Eligibility: Canadian for -profit or non-profit organizations with minimum 1 FTE and maximum $500M in annual revenues. Minimum project budget of $300K.
  • Projects: International marketing projects that generate export revenues and help Canadian Creatives Industries reach more people around the world.

Creative Export Canada Resources

Creative Export Canada Overview Blog: This is an overview of the Creative Export Canada program, including information regarding the program’s focus, eligibility requirements, and how to apply.

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