The latest news on BC's arts, culture and heritage sector.

BC Alliance ED Issues Statement on BC Budget 2019

BC Alliance ED Issues Statement on BC Budget 2019

The new BC budget, unveiled February 19, allots an additional $15 million to the BC Arts Council over the next two years. “Please take a moment to thank your MLA for their support,” says BC Alliance executive director Brenda Leadlay.

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What Are the Best Ways to Collaborate Online?

What Are the Best Ways to Collaborate Online?

We're excited to present our latest #DigitalLadders Salon, Digital Tools to Collaborate Online, March 12. This session will provide an overview introduction, case studies and an adaptable list of tools to help your organization better collaborate with outside stakeholders from a distance.

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Introducing the BC Alliance's Winter 2019 Workshop Series!

 Introducing the BC Alliance's Winter 2019 Workshop Series!

In the coming weeks, we’re excited to offer sessions on tax preparation, succession planning, Gaming grant applications, and reconciliation through Indigenous art! Click through for more information.

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BC Alliance to Co-Host Upcoming Info Session and One-on-One Meetings on Canada Council Funding

BC Alliance to Co-Host Upcoming Info Session and One-on-One Meetings on Canada Council Funding

Artists in Vancouver are invited to join the Canada Council for the Arts and the BC Alliance for a free public info session on January 28, or sign up for a one-on-one meeting with Canada Council officers January 29.

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Vancouver Opera Hosts Upcoming Panel on Housing Crisis and Its Impact on Artists

Vancouver Opera Hosts Upcoming Panel on Housing Crisis and Its Impact on Artists

Moderated by BC Alliance executive director Brenda Leadlay, the panel, to take place January 23, will explore how the current housing affordability crisis is affecting artists’ quality of life in Vancouver.

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The BC Alliance Closes for the Holidays on December 21

The BC Alliance will be closed for the holidays starting Friday, December 21. Read on for more information about how this may affect you.

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Introducing Our Latest Digital Ladders Faculty

We're excited to introduce the most recent additions to our Digital Ladders Faculty, Nate Smith and Sally Smythe of The Vacuum, an award-winning design studio whose clients include Nike, Fitbit, Arc'teryx, Telus, and ESPN.

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BC Alliance Communications Director Nancy Lanthier Departs

BC Alliance Communications Director Nancy Lanthier Departs

Our director of communications, Nancy Lanthier, leaves the BC Alliance for new horizons on November 30.

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The Wait is Over: Welcome to Digital Ladders

Welcome to Digital Ladders, the BC Alliance for Arts + Culture’s digital literacy initiative. We’ve teamed up with BC’s foremost digital experts to take the digital skills of BC's creative community to the next level. Read on to see how Digital Ladders can benefit you and your organization, at little to no expense.

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It's #GivingTuesday! Support the BC Alliance's Advocacy Efforts

On #GivingTuesday, we give back to the causes that are most important to us. If you appreciate the BC Alliance’s advocacy work, please consider making a small donation.

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Hindsight is 20/20 – What Would You Do?

Hindsight is 20/20 – What Would You Do?

Saskia Vermeulen takes a look at how extended health benefits can help you, your organization, and the employees you care about.

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Spread Your Message to Thousands: Advertise On the BC Alliance Job Board

Spread Your Message to Thousands: Advertise On the BC Alliance Job Board

The BC Alliance’s online arts and culture job classifieds are the most widely used in the province, receiving more than 9 million page views per year. Now, you can spread your message via this high traffic section of our website by taking advantage of our new banner and sidebar ads.

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Upcoming Panel: "Diversity and Decolonization"

Upcoming Panel: "Diversity and Decolonization"

Visceral Visions hosts this panel discussion featuring six speakers, including BC Alliance executive director Brenda Leadlay, on November 28 at the Museum of Vancouver.

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A Look at Canadian Heritage's Study on Canadians' Participation in the Arts

Following up on the Arts and Heritage Access and Availability Survey 2016-17, Canadian Heritage commissioned focus groups to find out more about Canadian’s participation in the arts.

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The BC Alliance is Excited to Offer An Exclusive Grant-Writing Workshop on the City of Vancouver's Project Grants

The BC Alliance is Excited to Offer An Exclusive Grant-Writing Workshop on the City of Vancouver's Project Grants

The City of Vancouver has just launched its 2019 Cultural Project Grants (more info inside). The BC Alliance and grant-writing expert Mary Ann Anderson can help you get a leg up in the application process with our exclusive hands-on workshop, November 21.

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How Can You Boost Your Digital Literacy Skills?

How Can You Boost Your Digital Literacy Skills?

Are you curious about the BC Alliance's upcoming Digital Ladders initiative to improve the BC arts sector's digital literacy? Join us for a free info session to discover how this innovative program can meet you at your skill level and help you open new doors!

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BC Alliance Featured in The Philanthropist

BC Alliance Featured in The Philanthropist

The Philanthropist has published an article highlighting four case studies on the importance of networks for non-profit organizations, featuring the BC Alliance for Arts + Culture.

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Introducing the BC Alliance's Fall Workshop Series!

Introducing the BC Alliance's Fall Workshop Series!

Brush up on grant writing, social media marketing, financial management and more with the BC Alliance’s Fall Workshop Series!

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Grants Available for Cultural Spaces Now Open

Up to $25,000 in funding from City of Vancouver is available for space-related projects including mentorships, planning and research for capital projects and capacity building.

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"A Labour of True Collaboration": BC Alliance's Brenda Leadlay Reflects on Transformation, Decolonization and Connections Without Restriction

As we reflect on the lessons learned and relationships forged at Unrestricted, our joint conference with the GVPTA, we asked our executive director, Brenda Leadlay, for some of her takeaways from two days of connections and collaborations.

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