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Through consultation with stakeholders, OMDC has created a range of programs and resources to provide financial, strategic and research support for Ontario’s cultural entrepreneurs and established trade and event organizations from the book publishing industry.

OMDC support provides opportunities for book publishers to promote  new products, develop existing markets, access new markets and participate in established trade events and activities that stimulate the growth of Ontario's book publishing industry.

Research grants are also available to incorporated not-for-profit industry organizations undertaking research initiatives that support or complement the mandate of the OMDC.


Book Fund
Export Fund – Book
Industry Development Program
Research Grants
Funding Recipients

Enquiries regarding activities in the book publishing sector should be directed to: 
Program Coordinator, Industry Initiatives 
Phone: 416-642-6652


Enquiries regarding research for the book publishing sector should be directed to:
Research and Strategic Planning department

Phone: 416-314-6858

To be added to our distribution list to receive notification of upcoming deadlines and program updates please email programs2@omdc.on.ca with your complete contact information, including full name, company’s name, telephone number, and the name of the program that you are interested in.

Funding Deadlines

August 28, 2017
IDM Fund: Production and Concept Definition

October 4, 2017
OMF – Music Futures

October 10, 2017
Film Fund

October 26, 2017
OMF - Music Industry Development

Contact Us

Janet Hawkins
Program Consultant, Industry Initiatives
Phone: 416-642-6698
Email: jhawkins@omdc.on.ca


Bianca Spence
Program Coordinator, Industry Initiatives
Phone: 416-642-6652
Email: programs2@omdc.on.ca

Contact Us - Research

Research and Strategic Planning department.
Phone: 416-314-6858
Email: research@omdc.on.ca