City of Vancouver Issues 'Host Your Own Engagement' Grant Call

[Update: 04/06/18: The date and location of the Host Your Own Information Session have been changed. Please make note of the new details for this event.]

The City of Vancouver is developing a Creative City Strategy - a new, comprehensive plan for arts, culture and creativity that will guide future priorities, efforts and investments. Community-led input is critical to the wider public engagement process that will inform the strategy. 

The City invites organizations of diverse histories and practices to play an active part in the process of shaping future civic investments and support of arts and culture through hosting your own engagement. Grant amounts range from $5,000 to $20,000 to support a wide variety of activities. Grants can be used to support conversations into a specific topic with a small group of people, or it can be broad, involving a large number of people to generate conversations. 

Grants are available for Host Your Own engagements to take place from May through September 2018.

Host Your Own Information Session

The Creative City Strategy team will hold a free information session to go over the Call for Expression of Interest and answer any questions regarding the opportunity.

Call for Expression of Interest (EOI)

Organizations are to submit an Expression of Interest as part of the grant process by Tuesday, April 24, 2018. A sub-committee will review the EOIs and shortlisted applicants will be contacted to submit a full proposal. 

Please read through the Call for Expressions of Interest (PDF) for the full details, including eligibility and key dates. To submit an EOI, click here.

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