artsnb Lunch and Learn – 3-part workshop series for Indigenous artists and arts/cultural professionals

Indigenous artists and arts/cultural professionals of all disciplines! Are you curious about the programs offered by Canada Council for the Arts (CCA) and ready to learn more? Bring your lunch and join Nathalie Cléroux, Canada Council Program Officer, along with artsnb and Mawi’art’s staff in this online 3-part Lunch and Learn workshop series for Indigenous artists and arts/cultural professionals.

In this 3-part workshop series, you will acquire the tools to feel confident and ready for your next grant application with CCA and artsnb. You will learn about CCA programs that are exclusively for Indigenous artists and arts/cultural professionals. You will familiarize yourself with the CCA portal, you will create your CCA profile, and you will receive help in filling out a CCA and/or artsnb grant program application – insider’s tips guaranteed!

Session 1, February 25, 12-1pm: CCA programs and Portal

  • Canada Council Programs presentation: Creating, Knowing and Sharing: The Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples
  • Workshop: Help with setting up & submitting your CCA portal profile.

Session 2, March 4, 12-1 pm: Filling out a CCA program application

  • Clarifying the language behind the CCA application questions
  • Workshop: Help with preparing your project description for CCA and/or artsnb programs.

Session 3, March 11, 12-1pm: Work in process

  • Other application components (budget, timeline, samples of work) and reporting requirements (grant acceptance, final reports, extensions, etc)
  • Workshop: Help with preparing any other components of the application you want advice with.

This workshop series is FREE; however, you must register to attend. Please bring your artist resume (or your resume in progress) to the first session. Register by emailing

If you have questions about this workshop series, email Audrée at, she will be pleased to help you out!

*Wondering if you are an arts cultural professional? Arts/Cultural Professionals are individuals whose work supports, facilitates, investigates, or examines the work of First Nations, Inuit and Métis artists. This may include scholars, critics, curators, managers, producers and agents.

**Please note that this presentation is bilingual.