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: November 25, 2020. Projects must start between April 1, 2021 and March 31, 2022. Project can be up to 24 months in length, but ending no later than March 31, 2023.
  • 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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