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Special Programs

Professional Arts Training

Project Assistance - Professional Arts Training

This program is intended to support projects which assist with special training activities and the development of recognized arts and cultural training programs and organizations in British Columbia.

Eligible activities may include specialized training for professional artists and cultural workers or the provision of specialized training for those who are committed to pursuing professional careers in the arts.

Application Deadline: April 15

Note: if the deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the deadline becomes the next business day.

Before you Apply:

  • Review the Program Guidelines and Application Form carefully as they are revised annually.
  • All applicants, especially new applicants, are urged to discuss their request with Council staff prior to submission.
  • If you do not have Adobe Reader to view the PDF files, click here to download the most recent version.

Program Guidelines:

Please ensure you are working with the most current program guidelines for each intake.

Print Version PDF.pdf

Application Form:

The intake for 2019 is now closed.


Note: The Word document is a fillable application form. Hit Tab to move from one form field to the next, or Shift+Tab to return to the previous form field.

Mac Users: after saving or opening the MS Word application form, please check your ‘Downloads’ folder, as this is where the file is automatically placed. You may have to select and open the file.