Government of New Brunswick


This program provides eligible New Brunswick organizations and groups, whose primary mandate is to promote books and reading, with funding to help fund large-scale activities within the province that focus primarily on the literary arts.


Eligible Applicants would include (but not limited to):

•Non-profit arts and cultural organizations legally incorporated in New Brunswick
•Municipalities with a cultural policy
•First Nations communities and affiliated non-profit organizations

*Please refer to the guidelines which contain important information about the criteria and conditions of this program.



•To create an environment where New-Brunswickers are encouraged to integrate books and the joy of reading into their daily lives;
•To improve access to books and foster reading;
•To support New Brunswick artists in literary arts, and increase access to their works;
•To support the province’s Book Policy.

Level of funding:
Up to 50% of the project’s total cost to a maximum of $20,000 per year.


There is no deadline for this program. Please submit an application at least three weeks prior to the start of your project. Projects should take place between April 1, 2023 and March 31, 2024.

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