Oct 2017 Grant Deadlines

General Deadlines (all disciplines) & Community Arts:
  1. AVIVA Community Fund Proposal Intake 2017 (opens Sept 13, closes Oct 2)
  2. Canada Council John Hobday Awards in Arts Management (Oct 2)
  3. Destination BC: Tourism Events Program (Sept 1-Nov 30, 2017 for events scheduled January 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019)
  4. Canadian Heritage: Canada Arts Presentation Fund (Oct 1 & Apr 1)
  5. Telus Community Board Donation Program (Vancouver) (2017 deadlines: Jan 20, Apr 21, Aug 4, Oct 13)
  6. BCAC Project Assistance – Community Arts Development (Oct 15)
  7. City of Vancouver Neighbourhood Matching Fund (Oct 15, Apr 15)
  8. BCAC Professional Project Assistance – Arts Festivals (Oct 15)
  9. ARTSTARTS: Artists in The Classroom (AIC) (Oct 16)
  10. City of Vancouver: Transit Shelter Advertising Program  (monthly deadlines: Oct 21)
  11. City of Vancouver: Video Screen Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Oct 21)
  12. BC Gaming Multiculturalism Grant Program (Unknown if program will be available again in 2017, check back for updates; 2016 deadline was  Oct 24 – Dec 18)
  13. (NEW): Canada Council: DIGITAL STRATEGY FUND Digital Literacy and Intelligence: Single-phase initiatives & Multi-phase initiatives (Oct 25, 2017)
  14. (NEW): Canada Council: DIGITAL STRATEGY FUND: Public Access to the Arts and Citizen Engagement: Single-phase initiatives & Multi-phase initiatives (Oct 25, 2017)
  15. (NEW): Canada Council: DIGITAL STRATEGY FUND: Transformation of Organizational Models: Single-phase initiatives & Multi-phase initiatives (Oct 25, 2017)
  16. ArtStarts: Arts In Education Council (Oct 27)
  17. CLICK Foundation  – Contributing to Lives of Inner City Kids (Oct 31 & Mar 31)
  18. BC Ministry of Culture: International Presence Program (2017 deadlines not yet posted; intake was Oct until Nov 30, 2016).
  19. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEProfessional Development for Artists (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  20. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEResearch and Creation (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  21. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEConcept to RealizationProject Requests (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project);
  22. Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Professional Development for Arts Professionals (2017 deadline: any time before the start date of your project)
  23. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  24. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA:  Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  25. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  26. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  27. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Translation (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  28. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date
  29. HRSDC Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities (No deadline; local & regional projects application are accepted on an ongoing basis)
  30. Canadian Heritage: Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (no deadline, constant intake)
  31. 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 Peoples Program Deadlines:
  1. First Peoples Culture Council: Arts Administrator Internships and Mentorships  (Oct 31)
  2. First Peoples Culture Council: Aboriginal Arts Development Awards (Organizations & Collectives) (Oct 31)
  3. First Peoples Culture Council: Aboriginal Youth Engaged in the Arts (Oct 31)
  4. First Peoples Culture Council: Individual Artists Program (Oct 31)
  5. First Peoples Culture Council: Sharing Traditional Arts Across Generations (Oct 31)
Visual/Media/Literary/Heritage/Inter-Arts Deadlines:
  1. Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Literary Publishing Projects (Oct 10)
  2. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Translation (Oct 20)
  3. BCAC Professional Project Assistance – Media Arts Organizations (Oct 15)
  4. BCAC Professional Project Assistance – Museums and Visual Arts Organizations (Oct 15)
Performing Arts (Music) Deadlines:
  1. SOCAN Foundation: Travel Assistance (deadline: any time before travel starts)
  2. 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)
  3. 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)
Performing Arts (Theatre) Deadlines:
  1. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Translation (Oct 20)
For Individual Artists (all disciplines):
  1. First Peoples Culture Council: Arts Administrator Internships and Mentorships  (Oct 31)
  2. First Peoples Culture Council: Individual Artists Program (Oct 31)
  3. First Peoples Culture Council: Sharing Traditional Arts Across Generations (Oct 31)
  4. First Peoples Culture Council: Aboriginal Youth Engaged in the Arts (Oct 31)
  5. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEProfessional Development for Artists (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  6. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEResearch and Creation (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  7. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEConcept to RealizationProject Requests (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  8. Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Professional Development for Arts Professionals (2017 deadline: any time before the start date of your project)
  9. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  10. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA:  Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  11. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  12. 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)
  13. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)