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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)

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)