In August, we announced a new program for equity-deserving and regional arts and culture organizations and collectives that that built on the priorities of Extending Foundations. The Accelerate program is now accepting applications! This is a two-year initiative to improve access and reduce barriers to funding for eligible equity-deserving and regional organizations and collectives. Funding

The BC Arts Council is now providing two accessibility programs to address barriers for applicants who are Deaf or have a disability. Application Assistance This program provides funding for support services required to create and submit grant applications, project updates, and final reports for BC Arts Council grants. There is a range of funding amounts

The BC Arts Council acknowledges the profound moment we are currently experiencing; as we collectively navigate the impacts of COVID-19, we are being called upon to also acknowledge and dismantle the racism, violence, and inequities that exist in our society and our sector. We also acknowledge that inaction from any of us is a form

The BC Arts Council has posted a Short-Form RFP (Request for Proposals) for contracting with an Equity Consultant to support the implementation of New Foundations 2018 – 2022: Strategic Plan for the British Columbia Arts Council, specifically focused on the strategic direction of Equity, Diversity, and Access. This strategic direction includes four proposed actions: strengthening