In the past weeks, a number of new potential funding streams have opened up for arts and culture organizations in the City of Vancouver and across the province. Here’s a look at some grants that are currently open for applications:
City of Vancouver Community Arts Grants
Does your nonprofit organization engage in artist-led arts and cultural activities or programs? Applications are open for the City of Vancouver’s Community Arts Grants, small cash grants to support a wide variety of inclusive, accessible arts and cultural activities that reflect Vancouver’s diverse communities and neighbourhoods. The deadline to apply is March 6.
City of Vancouver Theatre Rental Grants
Does your arts and culture organization need a well-equipped venue to produce a cultural event? The Theatre Rental Grant program offers financial assistance to Vancouver-based, professional, non-profit arts and cultural organizations to rent the centrally-located Vancouver Civic Theatres. The deadline to apply is February 27.
Provincial Grant: International Presence Funding
Grants provided through the International Presence Funding program are designed to increase the global understanding and appreciation of British Columbia’s arts, culture, creativity and innovation and its international counterparts under three main themes: arts promotion and representation, incoming curators and presenters, and artistic and cultural exchange. The deadline to apply is February 22.