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2017-2018 Québec-Ontario Cultural Exchange Program


The Québec-Ontario Cultural Exchanges Program seeks to strengthen the cultural dialogue and foster greater cultural collaboration between the two provinces.

The Program seeks to:

  • Promote exchanges between cultural organizations of one province with the other
  • Promote joint creation and presentation of works and cultural products through artistic exchanges, events, and the development of partnerships between cultural organizations from each province
  • Develop audiences and markets
  • Expand cultural networks and share cultural expertise

The Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport and Québec’s ministère de la Culture et des Communications invite you to submit a request for financial support to undertake a joint project of cultural cooperation between Ontario and Québec.

Submitting an application
All applications must be submitted online using the Grants Ontario System (GOS). If you have already registered with Grants Ontario, you may login and access the Québec-Ontario Cultural Exchange application.

New GOS Users
If you do not have a Grants Ontario account, please follow these steps:


The submission deadline for the 2017-2018 Québec-Ontario Cultural Exchange Program has passed.

Eligibility Requirements

The projects must:

  • Be bilateral, involving at least one Ontario-based partner and one Québec-based partner
  • Be conducted jointly, on both territories, on the basis of reciprocity and mutual engagement in regards to project financing and tangible outcomes
  • Foster long term exchanges between the culture sectors of Ontario and Québec
  • Build capacity in each of the province’s culture sectors and result in tangible benefits for Québec and Ontario
  • Lead to the establishment of networks for the creation, presentation and commercialization of cultural products or cultural services, or to enhance access to them.
  • Incomplete applications will not be accepted
  • Applications must be received no later than September 14, 2017

Program Guidelines


Lisa Fitzgibbons
Culture Services Consultant
Tel.: (416) 314-7162

If you’re experiencing difficulty accessing the application, please contact Grants Ontario Customer Service at 416-325-6691 or 1-855-216-3090, or email GrantsOntariocs@ontario.ca

Last updated: September 15, 2017