Sponsorship Program

We provide sponsorship to all eligible members of the Cree Arts and Crafts Association. The Sponsorship program is designed to increase opportunities for our members and support their artistic and career development in the arts, including the purchase of supplies and equipment.

Sponsorship Request Dates

Deadline for submissions are:

February 1st

April 1st

July 1st

October 1st

All applicants must submit by these dates to be eligible.

Next Submission Deadline ( April 1, 2024 Midnight )


Criteria of Eligibility for the Applicant


  • The amount awarded shall be of a maximum of five thousand dollars ($5,000.00) per Project. Funding decision will vary depending on the impact of the Project.

  • Except if decided otherwise by the Authorized Body, the amount awarded shall equal to a maximum of 70% of the total funding of the Project (with other funding sources and/or contributions).

    Notwithstanding, the proportion of the total costs approved, the total amount of the sponsorship shall not exceed the maximum amount of $5,000.          

  • However, larger amounts may be awarded if the Project is far-reaching and if it benefits the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee.

  • The amounts awarded shall be taken from the Arts and Artists section of the budget of CNACA.

How to Apply

Applying for sponsorship is fairly easy. Download the application form below, fill it out electronically on your computer, phone or tablet, attached the required documents and send it via email to the following :

Adrienne Shecapio
Special Projects and Events Coordinator
Phone: 418-745-2444
Fax: 418-745-2324

Documents & Downloads

All of our PDF forms can be filled electronically and saved, so you do not need to print it or hand write your application. 

You are required to fill the application form completely in order to submit your application.

Need Help?

If you require any help in filling out the application form or have any questions about our sponsorship program, please do the hesitate to contact us.

Adrienne Shecapio
Special Projects and Events Coordinator
Phone: 418-745-2444  Ext. 3000
Fax: 418-745-2324

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