Apply – Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design


Please read the following application process and review each step before applying.
We kindly request that you only submit one application per call/semester.  

If you require assistance completing your application, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Application Steps 


 Step 1: Review the Information Sheet 

It’s important that all applicants understand the full scope of the program and supports before they apply. 

Step 2: Download the correct declaration form below. 

NOTE: Please only use the PARKS form for Ingonish and Ground Rules. Use the CBCCD form for all others. 

Step 3: Gather your materials and double-check your list  

Refer to the Declaration and checklist document for what you should include.


Step 4: Select the correct form below and apply online:  

Please email

  • If you have not received your confirmation of receipt following the submission of an application (please allow up to 2 hours) 
  • If you require a PDF or paper form, or if you want to submit in another format

Applications may also be submitted in the following formats: 

  • By mail: Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design, P.O. Box 1686, Sydney, NS B1P 6T7 
  • In person: Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design, 322 Charlotte Street, Sydney, NS 
  • By email
  • If you want to submit an audio or video file, please format with your name and the content type in the file name. For example: JoanSmith_Cover Letter. We will accept MP3, MP4, MP4a, MOV, and/or Google, YouTube or OneDrive links for audio or video formats. 

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