House of Anansi
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Second Story Press
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Second Story Press
The OMDC Book Fund supports the business development of independent Ontario-based book publishers. Funding is provided for marketing initiatives that promote the works of Canadian authors to both foreign and domestic markets, as well as activities that enable publishers to build on their capacity to achieve business development goals.
Eligible projects must have clear and measurable objectives.Deadline
June 9, 2016 by 5:00 pmFunding Available
NOTE: Full eligibility requirements and details can be found in OMDC Book Fund Guidelines. Please read the guidelines completely before beginning your application. OMDC reserves the right to revise Guidelines and Application Forms.
- All applications must be submitted via the OMDC Online Application Portal (OAP). Applications submitted by any other method will not be accepted.
- Before beginning an application, your company’s corporate information must be registered with the OAP. If you do not have a user account on OAP, please go to and click on “Register”. If your company is registered, the OMDC Book Fund deadline will appear in your dashboard. To start the application, click on “Start new application” and follow the onscreen directions to access the application form.
- Applicants are strongly encouraged to begin the application process early to allow ample time to compile and complete the necessary information. There is flexibility for completing the application form – you may begin at any time and save information as it is entered. Once saved, you can go back and edit and/or add information until the time when the application is actually submitted.
- If you encounter problems setting up your company’s corporate information, you can email
Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to attend an upcoming OMDC Book Fund Information Session. Please complete the online registration form by 5:00 pm on the day prior to the Information Session. Unregistered guests will only be accepted if space permits. The same information is provided in both sessions.
Information Session – REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
||Tuesday, May 3, 2016 (REGISTRATION REQUIRED)|
||10:00 am - 11:30 am|
||Conference Centre, Main Floor, North Tower, 175 Bloor Street East, Toronto.|
Webinar* – REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
||Thursday, May 5, 2016 (REGISTRATION REQUIRED)|
||2:00 pm - 3:00 pm|
*Note: Access to this information session is limited. Priority will be given to persons with accessibility challenges, and registrants outside of the GTA. Online information session participants will receive an invitation via email with a link and password to login and will be able to call in via conference call during the session.
If you are interested in attending an Ontario Media Development Corporation Information Session but require it be conducted in French please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, April 29, 2016 and arrangements will be made to schedule an additional session on an alternate date.
If you are interested in attending an OMDC Information Session and have additional accessibility issues that need to be considered, please contact us as above.Enquiries
Program Consultant, Industry Initiatives
Enquiries regarding the Online Application Portal (OAP) should be directed to email@example.com
To receive notification of upcoming deadlines and program updates, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your complete contact information, including your full name, company name and telephone number, as well as the name of the program that you are interested in.