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)