Canada Book Fund (CBF) – Support for Publishers: Business Development | Department of Canadian Heritage

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Value: Maximum $50,000. Dependent on project component.

Description:

The Support for Publishers component of the Canada Book Fund (CBF) helps to ensure the sustainable production and marketing of Canadian-authored books by offsetting the high costs of publishing in Canada and building the capacity and competitiveness of the sector. The Business Development sub-component provides assistance to publishers for internship projects and business planning projects:

o      Internships: Publishing and technology internships provide valuable training for new Canadian book industry professionals, who in turn accomplish useful work that the firm might not otherwise have had the resources to carry out

o      Business planning: Business planning projects help recipients develop strategic approaches to improving their business activities and competitiveness

Eligibility:

Publishing internships:

o      Individual publishing firms with total sales of own titles under $1 million that received funding from the Publishing Support sub-component of the CBF’s Support for Publishers component; or

o      Individual publishing firms with total sales of own titles under $1 million that were recipients of support in the most recent funding cycle from the Canada Council for the Arts’ Book Publishing Support: Block Grants program

Technology internships:

o      Individual publishing firms that received funding from the Publishing Support sub-component of the CBF’s Support for Publishers component

Business planning:

o      Individual publishing firms that received funding from the Publishing Support sub-component of the CBF’s Support for Publishers component; or

o      Individual publishing firms that received funding from the most recent funding cycle from the Canada Council for the Arts’ Book Publishing Support: Block Grants program

Eligible Expenses:

Publishing and technology internships, and business planning.

Deadline: Currently closed. Future deadline January 2018.

Contact: Department of Canadian Heritage | 819-997-0055 | pch.enligne-online.pch@canada.ca

Website: https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/services/funding/book-fund/business-development.html

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