National Poetry Month Funding



There is a limited amount of funding still available for National Poetry Month events! Review the details and guidelines below, and submit ASAP:

Fill out the application form here

  • The program pays a $125 honorarium directly to the poet following the reading
  • There is no travel reimbursement available
  • Events can take place anywhere in Canada
  • Poets do not need to be members of the League, but should be active poets with some publishing and/or performance history
  • Poets may not apply for their own funding
  • Hosts are limited to three poets
  • Poets are limited to one reading
  • Publishers and schools are not eligible
  • Events must be planned (loosely, generally) around the theme “A World of Poetry”
  • Events must be free and open to the public, and priority will be given to events in fully accessible venues