The program supports Ontario-based, Canadian-owned book and magazine publishers that publish works of literary, artistic or cultural importance for the general public. There are two categories:
Magazine publishers must:
Magazines that primarily reach their audience through print:
Magazines that primarily reach their audience through a website or other digital media:
Magazines linked with associations:
Free circulation print magazines:
Read the Guide to OAC Operating Programs for more eligibility information.
A Canadian-owned and controlled company is a:
For share capital companies
For non-share capital companies
An affiliated company is a separately incorporated publisher in which another publisher has a controlling interest. In order to be eligible for funding, the affiliated company must:
Eligible books are used:
Translations into French, English or Indigenous languages of Canadian-authored works are eligible if they meet all other eligibility criteria.
This program will not fund: