The following information is excerpted from a release issued by the City of Vancouver.
Creative Spark Vancouver grants support emerging artists interested in building their careers and engaging young people ages in arts-based projects.
The artist's project must engage young people (ages 5-24) and focus on arts-based learning in any artistic discipline. Creative Spark Vancouver enables emerging artists to gain experience on small projects that could lead to new career opportunities, new community relationships, different perspectives on arts and education, future learning opportunities and exciting multi-faceted projects.
The program offers full coverage for projects, up to $2,000. Grant funds are intended to cover artist fees, project materials and supplies, rentals and honoraria.
Eligible applicants are emerging artists of any age and artistic discipline who are residents of the Vancouver or residents and members of the Musqueam, Squamish or Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.
The deadline to apply is Friday, September 15, 2017. More information here.