How to use this database
Federal and provincial (Public Accounts) data is for 1960 to 2014; municipal data is for 1960 to 2017. Municipal data is for all sectors whereas federal and provincial data was limited to the first five sectors (see Sector below).

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Fiscal Year
From To
Recipient Org:Name
Recipient (Original)
Funding Org: Government Level
Recipient Org: City
Funding Org:Name
Data Source
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Environment
  • Human Rights
  • Women
  • Indigenous Government
  • Arts
  • Culture
  • Economic
  • Heritage
  • Recreation
  • Other

 Data Entry Notes


Citing this Database:

All information sources from and this database should be acknowledged by the User and cited as follows:

Dominique Clément. [year] State Funding for Social Movements Database. Retrieved from


This project was funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. It also received generous financial support from the University of Alberta Library's Digital Initiatives, the Arts Resource Centre and the Kule Institute for Advanced Studies.


Research team:

Dr. Dominique Clément, University of Alberta

Dr. Catherine Corrigall-Brown, University of British Columbia

Dr. Howard Ramos, Western University

Dr. Pascale Dufour, Université de Montréal

Dr. Dominique Masson, University of Ottawa

Total Funding
Average Amount
Median Amount
List Recipients
 Categorized    Inflation Adjusted (2014) [Public Accounts] |  Chart Type 
Funding Organization: Government Fiscal Year Amount Disbursed Recipient Organization Amount (2014 Inflation; PAs) Sector Data Source Jurisdiction Recipient (Original Text) Recipient Organization: City Funding Organization: Agency Funding Organization: Lead Program