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

BC Arts Council Indigenous Arts Program Accepting Applications

BC Arts Council Indigenous Arts Program Accepting Applications

The Indigenous Arts Program provides funding in six different categories for Indigenous artists. The application deadline is September 15, 2019.

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Standing Committee on Finance Releases Report on Budget 2020 Consultation

Standing Committee on Finance Releases Report on Budget 2020 Consultation

Recommendations around arts and culture include increased funding through the BC Arts Council and a review of the purpose and methodology of the Gaming Grants program.

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artsvest B.C. Announces Dates for Info Sessions

artsvest B.C. Announces Dates for Info Sessions

Business / Arts has announce the remaining dates for the 2019 launch of artsvest B.C., including info sessions in Victoria, Masset, Cranbrook, Fort St. John and Whistler.

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$300,000 Vancouver Music Fund to Elevate Indigenous and Underrepresented Voices

$300,000 Vancouver Music Fund to Elevate Indigenous and Underrepresented Voices

The City of Vancouver and Creative BC have partnered on three new music grant programs to support Indigenous and underrepresented artists, which will be funded by the City’s $300,000 Vancouver Music Fund.

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BC Arts Council Opens Applications for 2019/20 Strategic Opportunities Program

BC Arts Council Opens Applications for 2019/20 Strategic Opportunities Program

The Strategic Opportunities Program assists BC arts and cultural organizations, including museums, to undertake significant strategic projects to address organizational opportunities and challenges. The deadline for applications is July 2.

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Canada Council and CBC Launch Digital Content Incubator

Canada Council and CBC Launch Digital Content Incubator

The Canada Council for the Arts and CBC/Radio-Canada have announced plans to launch a new $1 million catalyst tool to amplify digital creation in Canada. Full guidelines and details will be revealed in late June.

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Arts Council of Surrey to Host Roundtable Meeting for Local Arts Organizations

Arts Council of Surrey to Host Roundtable Meeting for Local Arts Organizations

On June 1, members of Surrey arts organizations are invited to attend an event hosted by the Arts Council of Surrey designed as “a unique opportunity to meet and converse with the City of Surrey’s arts and cultural leaders.”

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Apply for a City of Vancouver Creative Spark Grant by April 23

Apply for a City of Vancouver Creative Spark Grant by April 23

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 by April 23.

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Vancouver City Council Approves Nearly $6 Million in Cultural Grants

Vancouver City Council Approves Nearly $6 Million in Cultural Grants

BC Alliance members are among the 195 organizations receiving $5.85 million in cultural grants.

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Canada Council Issues Response to TAPA Letter

Canada Council Issues Response to TAPA Letter

The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts recently issued an open letter to the Canada Council for the Arts, with recommendations for greater equity of access and funding outcomes. On April 3, the Canada Council issued a response.

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City of Vancouver Issues Call for Public Art Projects

City of Vancouver Issues Call for Public Art Projects

The City of Vancouver Public Art Program invites artists to submit their ideas for public art projects by June 6. Artist information sessions will take place April 25 and May 7.

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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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