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Block Grants to Book Publishers

Block Grants to Book Publishers
January 01, 2006 - January 01, 2006

Program for: Organizations

Purpose: To assist book publishers with costs associated with the publication of eligible titles. Grants are based on the publisher’s trade book publishing program in the previous calendar year and are directed to the publisher’s publishing program in the current year. 

Eligibility: This program is open to Ontario-based Canadian-owned book publishers. Publishers must have been operating for at least two years prior to applying, be independent in their editorial decisions and have published at least eight eligible titles. The Literature Office does not fund the publication of single titles.

2017 Deadline: TBA
Grant notification will be available four months after the application deadline. 

Program Guidelines and Application Form

NOTE:  The following guidelines and application are for information only. Before making an application, please contact OAC (see below).

For more information

  • Jack Illingworth, Literature Officer, 416-969-7438, toll free 1-800-387-0058 extension 7438,
  • Helen Floros, Program Administrator, 416-969-7440, toll free 1-800-387-0058 extension 7440,  

For Results Announcements for this program, please click here.