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

Upcoming Workshop: "Navigating Gaming: How to Win a Community Gaming Grant"

Upcoming Workshop: "Navigating Gaming: How to Win a Community Gaming Grant"

For all those who need the “101” on successfully applying for a BC Gaming Community Grant, the BC Alliance offers “Navigating Gaming: How to Win a Community Gaming Grant” with Mary Ann S. Anderson, February 19. Register now!

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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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Round-Up: Newly Available City of Vancouver + Provincial Grants

Round-Up: Newly Available City of Vancouver + Provincial Grants

Grants newly open for applications include Community Arts Program and Theatre Rental Grants from the City of Vancouver, and International Presence Funding from the Province of British Columbia. Click through for more information and relevant deadlines.

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Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance Accepting Applications for Arts and Culture Grants

Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance Accepting Applications for Arts and Culture Grants

Artists and arts and culture organizations in the Columbia Basin Trust Region are invited to apply for funding through the CKCA. Deadlines occur on March 1 and 15.

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Province of BC & BC Museums Association Offering Grants for Free Family Day Programming

Province of BC & BC Museums Association Offering Grants for Free Family Day Programming

The Province, in partnership with the BCMA, is providing one-time grants to support local museums, art galleries, historic places, cultural heritage institutions and First Nations communities in coordinating family-based, admission-free, Family Day events. The deadline is February 11, or as funds remain available.

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City of Vancouver Accepting Applications for 2019 Cultural Infrastructure Grants

City of Vancouver Accepting Applications for 2019 Cultural Infrastructure Grants

Recipients of the City of Vancouver’s 2019 Cultural Infrastructure grants will receive funding support of up to $250,000 for costs related to planning, renovations, upgrades, expansion or purchase of your organization’s cultural space. Apply by March 13.

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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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Applications Open for Community Resilience Through Arts and Culture Grants

Grant applications are now open for BC arts and cultural submissions designed to bring healing to people and communities in response to environmental, social and economic hardships. The application deadline is February 15, 2019.

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BC Arts Council Accepting Applications for Community Arts Festival and Youth Engagement Grants

The BC Arts Council is accepting applications for two of its project-assistance funding programs: Community Arts Festivals and the Youth Engagement Program.

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Applications Open for First Spark Initiative

Applications Open for First Spark Initiative

Arts and heritage organizations can apply for up to $5,000 to organize a collaborative problem-solving activity which seeks to address a common business challenge.

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Federal Government Announces New Social Finance Fund in Fiscal Update

In the Government of Canada’s Fall Economic Statement 2018, it announced that it would create “a Social Finance Fund that gives charitable, non-profit and social purpose organizations access to new financing, and connects them with non-government investors.”

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BC Arts Council and Vancouver Foundation Announce Arts and Social Innovation Info Session in Prince George

BC Arts Council and Vancouver Foundation Announce Arts and Social Innovation Info Session in Prince George

The Prince George info session will take place November 27 at the Prince George Native Friendship Centre.

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Vancouver City Council Approves 2018 Cultural Grants

Vancouver City Council Approves 2018 Cultural Grants

On November 13, Vancouver City Council approved over $700,000 to boost cultural organizations across Vancouver.

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Salt Spring National Art Prize Issues Call for Submissions

Salt Spring National Art Prize Issues Call for Submissions

Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada are invited to submit their two- and three-dimensional work for consideration for the 2019/2020 Salt Spring National Art Prize. Applications open in January.

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Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Society Accepting Grant Applications

In addition to its usual project grants program, with grants ranging from $300 to $3,000, the CCACS is offering four support grants of $1,000 each for small community groups or independent artists. Apply by November 22.

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Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance Offers Free Arts and Culture Grant Writing Workshops

Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance Offers Free Arts and Culture Grant Writing Workshops

Want to learn more about how to apply for arts and culture grants delivered by the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance? Free workshops start November 8 across the Columbia Basin and online.

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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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Vancouver Foundation and BC Arts Council to Launch Arts and Social Innovation Program

Running from March to May of 2019, the Program will support a cohort of 12 teams to develop projects specifically examining barriers to equity, diversity, and access.

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City of Vancouver to Launch Activation of Underutilized Spaces Grant November 1

City of Vancouver to Launch Activation of Underutilized Spaces Grant November 1

The Activation of Underutilized Vancouver Civic Theatres Spaces Grant seeks to address the need for space by arts and culture groups, increase the use of Vancouver’s civic theatre spaces, and enhance Vancouver's status as a liveable city. Applications open November 1.

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ArtStarts Extends Deadline for Creative Spark Grants

Emerging artists across all disciplines living in the City of Vancouver who have an interest in building their careers and working with young people in an arts-based capacity are invited to apply for Creative Spark Vancouver.

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