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)