Arts and Literature – Territorial Partnership – Production, Dissemination, Promotion, and Consolidation

Arts et lettres – Partenariat territorial – Production, diffusion, promotion et consolidation



Program Type

Dissemination, Production



Type of Aid


Financial Aid

80%, up to $30,000



This program supports projects that pursue partnership initiatives with a community or stakeholders in a given territory. These projects must respond to at least one of the following objectives:

Support projects for the creation, production, promotion, or dissemination of works that forge connections between the arts and communities and encourage exchanges across territories and regions

Encourage access to and the promotion of artistic and literary works for local and regional communities

Contribute to the development of Quebec artists and writers of all generations and origins

Support consolidation projects that strengthen the capacities of artistic and literary organizations

Develop and retain audiences for regional artworks


  • Applicants must:
  • Be headquartered in a regional county municipality or municipality targeted by the program

  • Have already been supported by another CALQ program, in the case of a residency

  • Applicants can submit only one application for a regional program per deadline
  • Regardless of the program or section, an application cannot be made if a funded project has been completed for three months or longer and a report on the use of the grant has yet to be received and approved by CALQ
  • Maximum of eight concurrent projects with CALQ per year
  • An applicant cannot present a project that has already been reviewed and rejected in the same fiscal year unless it has been significantly altered
  • Ineligible organizations include:
  • Organizations receiving funding from the Ministry of Culture and Communications or SODEC

  • Organizations dedicated to teaching, education or professional training

  • Public organizations or semipublic organizations representing governments

  • Eligible projects include:
  • Projects promoting the integration of emerging or culturally diverse artists or writers into the organization's artistic or organizational activities

  • Projects involving resource persons or putting in place activities with the goal of improve the administrative structure, communication and promotional services or the development of new audiences

  • Dissemination projects or one-time events involving the collaboration of stakeholders or organizations in the community

  • Projects for the circulation of works with a view to developing new audiences

  • Creation or dissemination projects involving the use of advanced resources and technologies

Eligible Expenses

  • Artist fees and copyright
  • Professional fees for employees, collaborators, consultants, technicians and other specialists
  • Travel costs
  • Accommodation costs (hotel and meals)
  • Costs related to outreach and dissemination activities, including promotion and publicity costs
  • Equipment rental
  • Equipment transportation costs
  • Purchase costs for specialized equipment, in cases where the equipment is necessary for the project and either cannot be rented or the purchase price is less than the rental cost

Supporting Documents

  • Completed CALQ application form
  • Copies of the organization’s letters patent
  • Copies of the organization’s general regulations
  • Copies of recent financial statements
  • Balance sheet for the most recent year of activity
  • Itemized budget
  • Detailed project schedule
  • Written confirmation from partners, identifying the nature of their contribution to the project
  • Written confirmation from the artist or company invited, in the case of a residency
  • Written confirmation from collaborators, if applicable
  • Press kit
  • Curriculum vitae of the participating artists and their main collaborators (if applicable)