Diverse Languages

The Diverse Languages Program supports productions reflecting Canadian diversity by funding projects in languages other than English, French, or Aboriginal languages. This program is part of the CMF's Convergent Stream; thus, projects funded through this program must include content to be developed for distribution on at least two platforms, one of which must be television.

Funding is allocated according to a selective process using an evaluation grid. For details, read the Diverse Languages Program Guidelines.

To access funding a project must meet all requirements set out in the 2016-2017 Guidelines. Only applications that meet all requirements will be considered.

Guidelines & References


Selective process
Closing Date: August 30, 2016


New applicant? Read our tips on how to apply for CMF funding.
Questions? Contact your closest funding application office.

Application Checklists, Tools & Forms

(and Value-added Digital Media Component, if applicable)


Funded Digital Media


Non-Funded Digital Media


Broadcaster In-house Productions

Approved Application Documents

The materials found on the Approved Application Documents page are only necessary if your application is approved and a CMF Financing Agreement has been issued or upon completion of a CMF-funded project. They include the Direct Deposit, Interim Financing, and Phase II/Final Cost forms.

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