ELAN Quebec thrilled with Government of Canada’s $7.5 million investment in arts and culture micro-grants for official language minority schools

ELAN Quebec is proud to support the Government of Canada's new Community Cultural Action Micro-Grant Program for Minority Schools that will fund artistic and cultural activities in 1000 official language minority schools throughout the country.

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MONTREAL – ELAN Quebec is proud to support the Government of Canada’s new Community Cultural Action Micro-Grant Program for Minority Schools that will fund artistic and cultural activities in 1000 official language minority schools throughout the country.

“Providing students in Quebec schools with opportunities to explore their identity through the arts contributes to developing creativity and a sense of belonging,” said Christie Huff, ELAN’s ACE (Arts, Communities, Education) InitiativeProject Manager.

The new micro-grants are made possible by an investment of up to $7.5 million over four years starting April 1, 2019, announced today by the honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie. The investment falls under the Government of Canada’s Action Plan for Official Languages 2018-2023: Investing in Our Future.
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ELAN (English-Language Arts Network) Quebec is a not-for-profit organization that connects, supports, and creates opportunities for Quebec’s English-speaking artists and arts communities. ELAN members are individuals and organizations from a wide array of artistic disciplines, cultural and geographic backgrounds, and linguistic and cultural communities. Together this network reflects an evolving Quebec identity and celebrates the province’s cultural, artistic, and social diversity.

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