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Operating Assistance for Book Publishers

This program supports BC-based, Canadian-owned book publishers committed to developing and promoting Canadian writers through publishing works of literary, artistic or cultural importance for the general public.

For the December 15, 2017 deadline, the Operating Assistance Program – Book Publishers will be entering Year One of a one-year transitional funding cycle. Applicants who received Block Funding for Book Publishers in 2016/17 are encouraged to apply. No other new applicants will be accepted to the program in this intake.

Application Deadline: December 15, 2017

Note: if the deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the deadline becomes the next business day.

Before you Apply:

  • Read the program guidelines.
  • All applicants, especially new applicants, are urged to discuss their request with Council staff prior to submission.
  • If you do not have Adobe Reader to view the PDF files, click here to download the most recent version.

Program Guidelines:

Guidelines are reviewed and revised annually. Please ensure you are working with the most current program guidelines for each intake.

Print Version PDF.pdf

Application Form:

Application forms are available approximately six weeks before the program deadline.

Print Version PDF.pdf

Print Version ms word.doc

Appendix A: Title Information Summaryexcel.xls

Appendix B: Financial and Statistical Summary excel.xls

 

Note: The Word application form is a fillable form. Hit Tab to move from one form field to the next, or Shift+Tab to return to the previous form field.

Mac Users: after saving or opening the MS Word application form, please check your ‘Downloads’ folder, as this is where the file is automatically placed. You may have to select and open the file.