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Nov 2017 Grant Deadlines

General Deadlines/Service/Community (all disciplines):
  1. Destination BC: Tourism Events Program (Sept 1-Nov 30, 2017 for events scheduled January 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019)
  2. 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)
  3. BC Ministry of Culture: International Presence Program (2017 deadlines not yet posted; intake was Oct until Nov 30, 2016).
  4. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Co-productions (Nov 1)
  5. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Public Outreach (Composite & Project) (Nov 10)
  6. Kinder Morgan Foundation (Nov 10, Jan 10, Mar 10, May 10, July 10, Sept 10)
  7. NEW: Anvil Centre Artists-In-Residence Program (2017 deadline not yet announced; 2016 deadline wasNov 15)
  8. City of Vancouver: Transit Shelter Advertising Program  (monthly deadlines: Nov 17)
  9. City of Vancouver: Video Screen Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Nov 17)
  10. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEProfessional Development for Artists (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  11. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEResearch and Creation (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  12. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEConcept to RealizationProject Requests (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project);
  13. Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Professional Development for Arts Professionals (2017 deadline: any time before the start date of your project)
  14. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  15. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA:  Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  16. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  17. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  18. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Translation (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  19. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date
  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)
  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. Access Copyright Foundation Events Grants Program (2017 deadline not yet announced; 2016 deadline was Nov 1)
  2. Creative BC: Interactive Fund (2017 deadline not yet posted; 2016 deadline was Nov 24)
  3. Dr. Shirley L. Thomson Award for Young Curators (Nov 15)
Performing Arts (Music) Deadlines:
  1. MUCHFact Awards (2017 Deadlines: Jan 12, Mar 9, May 4, Jun 29, Sept 7, Nov 2 )
  2. SOCAN Foundation: Travel Assistance (deadline: any time before travel starts)
  3. 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. 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)
Individual Artists (all disciplines) Deadlines:
  1. Dr. Shirley L. Thomson Award for Young Curators (Nov 15)
  2. BCAC Project Assistance for Visual Artists (Nov 15)
  3. Creative BC: Interactive Fund (2017 deadline not yet posted; 2016 deadline was Nov 24)
  4. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEProfessional Development for Artists (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  5. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEResearch and Creation (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  6. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEConcept to RealizationProject Requests (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  7. Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Professional Development for Arts Professionals (2017 deadline: any time before the start date of your project)
  8. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  9. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA:  Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  10. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  11. 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)
  12. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)

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)

Sept 2017 Grant Deadlines

General Deadlines/Service/Community (all disciplines):
  1. NEW: BC Community Gaming Grants Capital Projects Grants (Application Period: Apply from Aug 1 to Sept 30)
  2. BC Collaborative Spaces Program (Note: 2017 deadline NOT announced; 2016 deadline was Sept 1)
  3. Destination BC: Tourism Events Program (Sept 1-Nov 30, 2017 for events scheduled January 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019)
  4. Vancouver Foundation: Field of Interest Grants (Arts & Culture; Develop, Test & Grow Grants: opens Sept 5, closes Sept 29 for Project Overview stage)
  5. Kinder Morgan Foundation (Sept 10, Nov 10, Jan 10, Mar 10, May 10, July 10)
  6. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Circulation and Touring (May 23, Sept 10, 2017; Dec 5, 2017; Feb 20, 2018)
  7. AVIVA Community Fund Proposal Intake 2017 (opens Sept 13, closes Oct 2)
  8. Canadian Heritage Youth Take Charge Program (Sept 15, 2017)
  9. Hamber Foundation (Sept 15, Mar 15)
  10. Canada Council CREATING, KNOWING AND SHARING (Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples): Short-Term Projects (Sept 21)
  11. City of Vancouver: Transit Shelter Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Sept 22)
  12. City of Vancouver: Video Screen Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Sept 22)
  13. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Circulation and Touring (Sept 25)
  14. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Foreign Artist Tours (Sept 25)
  15. CAPACOA: Presenters Capacity Building Funding Program (Sept 29)
  16. BCAC Operating Assistance – Arts and Cultural Services Organizations (Sept 30)
  17. BCAC Community Arts Councils – Operating Assistance (Sept 30)
  18. Canadian Heritage: Building Communities through Arts & Heritage (Local Festivals Component) (Apr 30, Sept 30, Jan 31)
  19. BCAC Operating Support (Professional Festivals) (Sept 30)
  20. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEProfessional Development for Artists (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  21. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEResearch and Creation (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  22. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEConcept to RealizationProject Requests (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project);
  23. Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Professional Development for Arts Professionals (2017 deadline: any time before the start date of your project)
  24. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  25. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA:  Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  26. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  27. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  28. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Translation (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  29. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  30. HRSDC Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities (No deadline; local & regional projects application are accepted on an ongoing basis)
  31. Canadian Heritage: Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (no deadline, constant intake)
  32. 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. YVR Arts Foundation: (First Nations) Masterpiece Study Program Grants (Sept 29)
  2. BCAC Operating Assistance – Media Arts Organizations (Sept 30)
  3. BCAC Operating Assistance – Public Museums (Sept 30)
  4. BCAC Operating Assistance – Visual Arts Organizations (Sept 30)
Performing Arts (Music) Deadlines:
  1. FACTOR: Collective Initiatives (Showcase Production for Export-Ready Artists) (Sept 1, 2017 for events occurring between Nov 1, 2017 – Apr 30, 2018)
  2. MUCHFact Awards (2017 Deadlines: Jan 12, Mar 9, May 4, Jun 29, Sept 7, Nov 2 )
  3. SOCAN Foundation: Travel Assistance (deadline: any time before travel starts)
  4. SOCAN: Canadian Music Education, Publication and Dissemination (Revised Program) (Sept 15)
  5. SOCAN: Presenting Canadian Music (Revised Program) (Sept 15)
  6. Creative BC: BC Music Fund: Music Company Development (Sept 20)
  7.  FACTOR Artist Development (Sept 28)
  8. 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)
  9. 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)
Individual Artists (all disciplines) Deadlines:
  1. SOCAN Foundation: Travel Assistance (deadline: any time before travel starts)
  2. MUCHFact Awards (2017 Deadlines: Jan 12, Mar 9, May 4, Jun 29, Sept 7, Nov 2 )
  3. City of Vancouver: Artist Studio Award Program (Sept 13)
  4. ArtStarts: Creative Spark Vancouver (Sept 15)
  5. BCAC Project Assistance for Creative Writers (Sept 15)
  6. FACTOR Artist Development (Sept 28)
  7. YVR Arts Foundation: (First Nations) Masterpiece Study Program Grants (Sept 29)
  8. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEProfessional Development for Artists (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  9. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEResearch and Creation (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  10. Canada Council EXPLORE AND CREATEConcept to RealizationProject Requests (2017 deadlines: any time before the start date of your project)
  11. Canada Council SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Professional Development for Arts Professionals (2017 deadline: any time before the start date of your project)
  12. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  13. Canada Council ARTS ACROSS CANADA:  Representation and Promotion (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  14. NEW: Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Travel (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)
  15. 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)
  16. Canada Council ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (2017 deadline: any time before your departure date)

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)