• May 1, 2024

    Individual Arts Grants

    Arts Circulation and Touring supports eligible arts and culture organizations, collectives and individuals with circulation and touring activities both within British Columbia and outside of the province. Grants received in this program are intended to enhance professional and artistic opportunities and exposure of B.C. artists, collectives, and arts organizations regionally, nationally, and internationally. Assistance through this program is available to arts and culture organizations, collectives and to individual art practitioners through three categories.
  • May 30, 2024

    Individual Arts Grants

    Supports initiatives in the development, creation, production, realization, dissemination, or live performance of classical, experimental, original, traditional, and contemporary performing art forms from all world cultures. Performing arts includes dance, music, theatre, multidisciplinary, or other performing arts practices such as circus arts and comedy.
  • Ongoing

    Project Assistance

    Access Support provides an additional contribution towards costs for specific accessibility services and supplies, rental equipment, and other supports required to carry out a project funded by the BC Arts Council (referred to as the “associated grant”).
  • Ongoing

    Project Assistance

    Application Assistance provides a contribution towards costs for artists and arts and culture practitioners who are Deaf or have a disability, to register for the online grant system, and create and submit applications, project updates, and final reports for BC Arts
  • April 12, 2024

    Individual Arts Grants

    Supports professional artists and arts & culture professionals to undertake specific learning activities to advance their practice or career.
  • December 6, 2023

    Individual Arts Grants

    Supports professional visual artists, contemporary and traditional craft artists, and independent critics and curators with the creation of specific projects. Grants are available to support the creation of new works. Applications may be made by individuals or on behalf of a collaboration of two or more artists sharing creative control of a project. Independent curators and critics may apply to further their practice independently from art organizations or institutions. Applications may investigate visual and media arts and/or museum practice.
  • October 6, 2023

    Individual Arts Grants

    Supports professional writers with specific creative writing projects.
  • Early Career Development

    Open for Intake
    July 10, 2024

    Individual Arts Grants

    Early Career Development supports immersive and highly impactful opportunities, with measurable learning outcomes, for Emerging and Early Career Practitioners to: Develop their artistic or administrative practice. Participate in knowledge transfer, skill sharing, and reciprocal learning in the sector. Expand their career experience, professional networks, and exposure. Build capacity in their identified community(ies) (for example, geographic, cultural, area of practice).
  • June 25, 2024

    Individual Arts Grants

    Supports independent media artists with the creation of specific projects. Projects and works must be independent of commercial industries for film, video, and gaming.
  • April 30, 2024

    Individual Arts Grants

    Supports BC residents with full-time arts training costs after they finish secondary school.