Creative Industries Fund

The Creative Industries Fund invests in Nova Scotia registered cultural businesses that are focused on global exporting and supports not-for-profits and social enterprises focused on development of the culture sector outside of Nova Scotia.


Eligible creative industries include, but are not limited to, Fashion/Design, Film and TV, Music, Performing Arts, Production and Fine Craft, Visual Art and Applied Arts, and Publishing.

Companies/enterprises MUST be registered with the Nova Scotia Registry of Joint Stocks Company.

Fund Intent and objectives

Your proposal must demonstrate how your project will achieve the following objectives:

Funding allocation

Up to 50% of eligible costs.

How to apply

Submit your application at least 6 weeks before the start date of the proposed activity.

Before you submit an application, you must contact the funding officer to discuss the proposed project and the application requirements.

Submit applications by email:

Contact information

Mickey Quase
Senior Creative Industries Advisor

(902) 424-3701 t
(902) 424-0710 f
(902) 424-0710 fax

Susan Jeffries
Development Officer

(902) 424-2873 t
(902) 424-0710 f
(902) 424-0710 fax

1741 Brunswick St., 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 456, STN Central
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada B3J 2R5


CIF Guidelines
Application Form