The Department of Canadian Heritage is pleased to announce that the Canada Periodical Fund has been launched for 2010-2011, beginning with the Aid to Publishers component.


The program's Web site has been updated with comprehensive information on the Aid to Publishers component, including eligibility criteria and how to apply. The Web site can be found at the following link:


Aid to Publishers is now accepting applications for 2010-2011, and the application deadline is February 19, 2010.  Please see the Application Guide for more details, and information on the special application process that is in place for the program's first year.


Details for the other two CPF components, Business Innovation and Collective Initiatives, will be released shortly.


Please inform your members and colleagues that the Aid to Publishers guide is available and that we are accepting applications. We encourage you to post a link to the CPF Web site on your organization's webpage or blog.


Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.  We can be reached by e-mail at, or by calling 1 800-641-9221.


Thank you,




Canada Periodical Fund
Canadian Heritage
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Telephone 1 800-641-9221
Fax 819-997-4995
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