Canada Cultural Investment Fund - The First Spark Initiative

Category: / Closes November 15th, 2019

The Strategic Initiatives component of the Canada Cultural Investment Fund has launched The First Spark Initiative. Arts and heritage organizations can apply for up to $5,000 to organize a collaborative problem-solving activity which seeks to address a common business challenge.
This is a time-limited initiative. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis from now until November 15, 2019.
To be eligible for funding, your organization must have identified:
1.       a business challenge you share with other organizations, such as:
o    technology issues
o    data management and discoverability
o    digital transformation
o    marketing and audience development
o    revenue diversification and fundraising
o    governance issues
2.       at least one other organization with which you will be partnering to explore possible solutions
3.       a participatory activity you will organize to address the business challenge, such as:
o    design jam
o    design-thinking workshop
o    experimentation with and mastery of new tools or technology
o    hackathon
o    ideation workshop

Find out more here:

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