Aug 2017 Grant Deadlines

General Deadlines (all disciplines):

  1. NEW: BC Community Gaming Grants Capital Projects Grants (Application Period: Apply from Aug 1 to Sept 30)
  2. BCAC Professional Development (Individuals) (Apr 1, Aug 1, Dec 1)
  3. Telus Community Board Donation Program (Vancouver) (2017 deadlines: Jan 20, Apr 21, Aug 4, Oct 13)
  4. City of Vancouver: Transit Shelter Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Aug 18)
  5. City of Vancouver: Video Screen Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Aug 18)
  6. Coast Capital Community Investment Grants (Aug 25)
  7. BC Rehab Foundation: Project Grant Program (2017 deadlines: Feb 24, May 19, Aug 25)
  8. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATE: Professional Development for Artists (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project; Applications received by: June 15 (will receive results by Sept 2017)
  9. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATE: Research and Creation (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project; (retroactive to April 1, 2017);  Applications received by: June 20 (will receive results by Sept 2017)
  10. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEConcept to RealizationProject Requests (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project;  Applications received by: June 20 (will receive results by Sept 2017);
  11. NEW: Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Professional Development for Arts Professionals (2017 deadline: any time before the start date of your project; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  12. NEW: Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Sector Innovation and Development (2017 deadlines: June 15, 2017; Dec 15, 2017)
  13. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  14. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA:  Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  15. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Translation (2017 deadlines: any time before you complete the translation)
  16. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  17. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  18. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Translation (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  19. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  20. HRSDC Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities (No deadline; local & regional projects application are accepted on an ongoing basis)
  21. Canadian Heritage: Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (no deadline, constant intake; NOTE: recent changes (May 2016) were made to the program guidelines & forms; feasibility studies are again eligible)
  22. Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC): Inter-Action Multiculturalism Grants  (NO deadline; BUT you must apply 18 weeks in advance of your planned event/project)

Visual/Media/Literary/Heritage/Inter-Arts Deadlines:

  1. BCAC Touring Initiatives (Aug 1, Dec 1, Apr 1)

Performing Arts (Music) Deadlines:

  1. BCAC Touring Initiatives (Aug 1, Dec 1, Apr 1)
  2. SOCAN Annual Operations Grant (Aug 15)

Performing Arts (Theatre/Festivals) Deadlines:

  1. BCAC Touring Initiatives (Aug 1, Dec 1, Apr 1)

Performing Arts (Dance) Deadlines:

  1. BCAC Touring Initiatives (Aug 1, Dec 1, Apr 1)

Individual Artists (all disciplines) Deadlines:

  1. BCAC Professional Development (Individuals) (Apr 1, Aug 1, Dec 1)
  2. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATE: Professional Development for Artists (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project; Applications received by: June 15 (will receive results by Sept 2017)
  3. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATE: Research and Creation (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project; (retroactive to April 1, 2017);  Applications received by: June 20 (will receive results by Sept 2017)
  4. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEConcept to RealizationProject Requests (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project;  Applications received by: June 20 (will receive results by Sept 2017);
  5. NEW: Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Professional Development for Arts Professionals (2017 deadline: any time before the start date of your project; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  6. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  7. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA:  Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  8. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  9. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  10. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)

July 2017 Grant Deadlines

General Deadlines (all disciplines):
  1.  NEW: BCAC Strategic Opportunities Program (Project Grant Clients ONLY) (July 4, 2017)
  2. NEW: Canada Council: EXPLORE AND CREATEArtist-Driven Organizations (CORE funding program). (2017 deadline: July 4, 2017 (2-year grants for your organization’s fiscal years beginning in 2017 and 2018)
  3. NEW: Canada Council: ENGAGE AND SUSTAIN:  Artistic Catalysts (CORE funding program). (2017 deadline: July 4, 2017; (3-year grants for your organization’s fiscal years beginning in 2017, 2018 and 2019)
  4. NEW: Canada Council: SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE:  Support Organizations (2017 deadlines: July 4, 2017 (3-year grants for your organization’s fiscal years beginning in 2017, 2018 and 2019)
  5. NEW: Canada Council: ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Arts Festivals and Presenters  (CORE Funding program) (2017 deadline: July 4, 2017 (3-year grants for your organization’s fiscal years beginning in 2017, 2018 and 2019)
  6. NEW: Canada Council: SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Literary Publishers (2017 deadlines:  magazine publishers: July 10, 2017publishers of both books and magazines: July 10, 2017; book publishers: July 10, 2017) (2-year grants for your organization’s fiscal years beginning in 2017 and 2018)
  7. NEW: Canada Council: ENGAGE AND SUSTAIN: Artistic Institutions (CORE funding program). (2017 deadline: July 10, 2017;  (2-year grants for your organization’s fiscal years beginning in 2017 and 2018) 
  8. NEW: Canada Council: SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: National Arts Service Organizations (CORE funding program) (2017 deadlines: July 10, 2017 (3-year grants for your organization’s fiscal years beginning in 2017, 2018 and 2019)
  9. NEW: Canada Council: ARTS ABROAD: Co-productions (2017 deadline: July 10, 2017; Nov 1, 2017)
  10. Kinder Morgan Foundation (July 10, Sept 10, Nov 10, Jan 10, Mar 10, May 10)
  11. BC Creative Achievement Award for First Nations’ Art (2017 Deadline: July 14)
  12. City of Vancouver: Transit Shelter Advertising Program  (monthly deadlines: July 21)
  13. City of Vancouver: Video Screen Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: July 21)
  14.  Employment & Social Development Canada: Enabling Accessibility Fund (July 26, 2017)
  15. Victoria Foundation Community Grants Program (2017 Deadline: July 30)
  16. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATE: Professional Development for Artists (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project; Applications received by: June 15 (will receive results by Sept 2017)
  17. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATE: Research and Creation (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project; (retroactive to April 1, 2017);  Applications received by: June 20 (will receive results by Sept 2017)
  18. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEConcept to RealizationProject Requests (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project;  Applications received by: June 20 (will receive results by Sept 2017);
  19. NEW: Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Professional Development for Arts Professionals (2017 deadline: any time before the start date of your project; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  20. NEW: Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Sector Innovation and Development (2017 deadlines: June 15, 2017; Dec 15, 2017)
  21. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  22. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA:  Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  23. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Translation (2017 deadlines: any time before you complete the translation)
  24. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  25. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  26. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Translation (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  27. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  28. HRSDC Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities (No deadline; local & regional projects application are accepted on an ongoing basis)
  29. Canadian Heritage: Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (no deadline, constant intake; NOTE: recent changes (May 2016) were made to the program guidelines & forms; feasibility studies are again eligible)
  30. Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC): Inter-Action Multiculturalism Grants  (NO deadline; BUT you must apply 18 weeks in advance of your planned event/project)

Aboriginal/First Nations Deadlines:

  1. CREATING, KNOWING AND SHARING (Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples): Indigenous Organizations (CORE funding program(2017 deadline: July 10, 2017 (2-year grants for your organization’s fiscal years beginning in 2017 and 2018)
For Individual Artists (all disciplines):
  1. BC Creative Achievement Award for First Nations’ Art (2017 Deadline: July 14)
  2. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATE: Professional Development for Artists (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project; Applications received by: June 15 (will receive results by Sept 2017)
  3. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATE: Research and Creation (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project; (retroactive to April 1, 2017);  Applications received by: June 20 (will receive results by Sept 2017)
  4. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEConcept to RealizationProject Requests (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project;  Applications received by: June 20 (will receive results by Sept 2017);
  5. NEW: Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Professional Development for Arts Professionals (2017 deadline: any time before the start date of your project; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  6. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  7. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA:  Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  8. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  9. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  10. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)

June 2017 Grant Deadlines

General Deadlines (all disciplines):

  1. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATE: Professional Development for Artists (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project; Applications received by: June 15 (will receive results by Sept 2017)
  2. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATE: Research and Creation (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project; (retroactive to April 1, 2017);  Applications received by: June 20 (will receive results by Sept 2017)
  3. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEConcept to RealizationProject Requests (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project;  Applications received by: June 20 (will receive results by Sept 2017);
  4. NEW: Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Professional Development for Arts Professionals (2017 deadline: any time before the start date of your project; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  5. NEW: Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Sector Innovation and Development (2017 deadlines: June 15, 2017; Dec 15, 2017)
  6. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  7. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA:  Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  8. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Translation (2017 deadlines: any time before you complete the translation)
  9. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  10. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  11. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Translation (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  12. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  13. BC Arts Council Early Career Development (June 15)
  14. City of Vancouver: Transit Shelter Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: June 23)
  15. City of Vancouver: Video Screen Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: June 23)
  16. Canadian Heritage: Canada Arts Training Fund (June 30)
  17. Heritage BC: Heritage Legacy Fund (June 30; Note: applicants must contact the program manager one week before the deadline)
  18. Youssef-Warren Foundation (deadline is June 30 annually)
  19. HRSDC Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities (No deadline; local & regional projects application are accepted on an ongoing basis)
  20. Canadian Heritage: Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (no deadline, constant intake; NOTE: recent changes (May 2016) were made to the program guidelines & forms; feasibility studies are again eligible)
  21. Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC): Inter-Action Multiculturalism Grants  (NO deadline; BUT you must apply 18 weeks in advance of your planned event/project)

Aboriginal/First Nations Deadlines:

  1. NEW: Canada Council CREATING, KNOWING AND SHARING (Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples): Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  2. NEW: Canada Council CREATING, KNOWING AND SHARING (Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples): Small-Scale Activities (2017 deadline: any time before the start date of your project)
  3. NEW: Canada Council CREATING, KNOWING AND SHARING (Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples):  Long-Term Projects (2017 deadlines: June 15, 2017; Dec 21, 2017)

Visual/Media/Literary/Heritage/Inter-Arts Deadlines:

  1. Heritage BC: Heritage Legacy Fund (June 30; Note: applicants must contact the program manager one week before the deadline)

Performing Arts (Music) Deadlines:

  1. FACTOR: Collective Initiatives (Showcase Production for Export-Ready Artists) (Period 2 Deadline: June 1, 2017 for events occurring between August 1, 2017 – January 31, 2018)
  2. NEW: BC Music Fund: Innovations Fund (June 15)
  3. NEW: BC Music Fund: Live Music Program (Feb 1 & June 28, 2017 – June deadline extended to June 28)
  4. BC Touring Council: Community Presenters Assistance Program (June 30)
  5. MUCHFact Awards (2017 Deadlines: Jan 12, Mar 9, May 4, Jun 29, Sep 7, Nov 2)

Performing Arts (Theatre/Festivals) Deadlines:

  1. BC Touring Council: Community Presenters Assistance Program (June 30)

Performing Arts (Dance) Deadlines:

  1. BC Touring Council: Community Presenters Assistance Program (June 30)

Individual Artists (all disciplines) Deadlines:

  1. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATE: Professional Development for Artists (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project; Applications received by: June 15 (will receive results by Sept 2017)
  2. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATE: Research and Creation (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project; (retroactive to April 1, 2017);  Applications received by: June 20 (will receive results by Sept 2017)
  3. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEConcept to RealizationProject Requests (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project;  Applications received by: June 20 (will receive results by Sept 2017);
  4. NEW: Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Professional Development for Arts Professionals (2017 deadline: any time before the start date of your project; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  5. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  6. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA:  Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  7. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  8. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)
  9. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date; and eligible costs can date back to April 1, 2017)

May 2017 Grant Deadlines

General Deadlines (all disciplines):

  1. BC Gaming: Community Gaming Grants (Arts & Culture) (Application Window for Arts & Culture Orgs: opens Feb 1; closes May 31)
  2. Destination BC: Tourism Events Program (application window Mar 1 – May 31, 2017 – for events scheduled July 1, 2017 – Dec 31, 2018)
  3. Kinder Morgan Foundation (May 10, July 10, Sept 10, Nov 10, Jan 10, Mar 10)
  4. BC Rehab Foundation: Project Grant Program (2017 deadlines: Feb 24, May 19, Aug 25)
  5. City of Vancouver: Transit Shelter Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: May 19)
  6. City of Vancouver: Video Screen Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: May 19)
  7. 2017 Deadline announced: Metro Vancouver Cultural Grants (May 24)
  8. ArtStarts: Artists in The Classroom(AIC) (May 26 & Oct 16)
  9. Work BC: Job Creation Partnerships (no deadline, constant intake)
  10. HRSDC Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities (No deadline; local & regional projects application are accepted on an ongoing basis)
  11. Canadian Heritage: Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (no deadline, constant intake; NOTE: recent changes (May 2016) were made to the program guidelines & forms; feasibility studies are again eligible)
  12. Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC): Inter-Action Multiculturalism Grants  (NO deadline; BUT you must apply 18 weeks in advance of your planned event/project)
  13. NEW: Canada Council ENGAGE AND SUSTAIN:  Artistic Catalysts (CORE funding program). (2017 deadline: May 1, 2017 (3-year grants for your organization’s fiscal years beginning in 2017, 2018 and 2019)
  14. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Circulation and Touring (2017 deadlines: May 5, 2017; Sept 10, 2017; Dec 5, 2017; Feb 20, 2018)
  15. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Circulation and Touring (2017 deadlines: May 10, 2017; Sept 25, 2017, Jan 25, 2018)
  16. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Foreign Artist Tours (2017 deadlines:May 10, 2017; Sept 25, 2017, Jan 25, 2018)
  17. NEW: Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE:  Support Organizations (2017 deadlines: May 15, 2017 (3-year grants for your organization’s fiscal years beginning in 2017, 2018 and 2019)
  18. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATE:  Professional Development for Artists (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  19. NEW: Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATE: Research and Creation (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  20. NEW: Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Professional Development for Arts Professionals (2017 deadline: any time before the start date of your project)
  21. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  22. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA:  Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  23. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  24. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  25. NEW: ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)

Visual/Media/Literary/Heritage/Inter-Arts Deadlines:

  1. NEW: Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Literary Publishers (2017 deadlines:  magazine publishers: May 1, 2017; publishers of both books and magazines: May 1, 2017) (2-year grants for your organization’s fiscal years beginning in 2017 and 2018)

Performing Arts (Music) Deadlines:

  1. NEW: BC Music Fund: Careers of BC Artists (Deadline: May 1, 2017)
  2. Update (Jan 19): No Longer Accepting Applications: BC Music Fund Sound Recording Program (Applications  accepted on a first come, first served basis starting Dec 1, 2016; until funds are no longer available).
  3. NEW: BC Music Fund: Research Program (Applications accepted and evaluated on a rolling basis starting Dec 15, 2016, and ending on March 31, 2018; until funds for the program are no longer available)
  4. NEW: BC Music Fund: Industry Initiatives Program (Applications accepted and evaluated on a rolling basis starting Dec 15, 2016, and ending on March 31, 2018; until funds for the program are no longer available)
  5. MUCHFact Awards (2017 Deadlines: Jan 12, Mar 9, May 4, Jun 29, Sep 7, Nov 2)
  6. FACTOR Artist Development Program (2017 deadlines: further deadlines not yet announced, check website for updates)

Individual Artists (all disciplines) Deadlines:

  1. The John Moffat & Larry Lillo Award (Theatre Artists) (May 16, 2017) – for more info email: johnandlarry@live.ca
  2. BCAC Project Assistance for Media Artists (May 31)