Pivot for Individuals is Here!

Categories: Funding News

As part of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re pleased to announce a new funding program, Pivot for Individuals. Where the first Pivot program was designed to help organizations and collectives adapt to the impacts of the pandemic, this new program assists individual professional artists, cultural practitioners, and arts administrators to adapt and transition

We listened to feedback from the arts and culture sector and are today announcing clarifications to the eligibility criteria for the Expanded Arts & Culture Resilience Supplement (EACRS). These clarifications will ensure that the supplement—which is designed to support organizations and collectives to manage the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic—reaches all those for whom it

The Province of British Columbia has announced its support for arts and culture organizations through the Arts and Culture Resilience Plan, being delivered through the BC Arts Council. Visit BC Gov News for the news release or find full details, including eligibility, for the Expanded Arts & Culture Resilience Supplement and Pivot Program on our

The Expanded Arts & Culture Resilience Supplement deadline has been extended to Friday, January 29, 2021. For more information regarding the Expanded Arts & Culture Resilience Supplement, including some clarifications regarding eligibility, please visit the program webpage or these FAQs. As announced earlier this fall, the Province of British Columbia has allocated up to $21

Co-op Placements Now Open

Categories: Funding News

The Project Assistance: Co-op Placements program is now open for business! The program assists organizations to hire students through co-op placements and work-integrated learning programs for professional work experience in the arts and culture sector. Awards under this program contribute to the full-time salaries of a student during an eligible work term. Students may be hired

On September 17, 2020 the Province of British Columbia allocated up to $21 million to support an arts and culture resilience plan. The two programs that make up the plan–the Expanded Arts & Culture Resilience Supplement and the Pivot Program–launch on October 16. Administered by the BC Arts Council, these one-time funding opportunities will help

The Launch of Our Fall Project Assistance Programs

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We’re pleased to announce the launch of our fall intake of Project Assistance programs. Project Assistance support project-based grants for specific initiatives. For the fall round, applications are welcome from organizations or collectives depending on the program. Project Assistance: Community Arts Organizations Project Assistance: Media Arts Organizations Project Assistance: Museums & Indigenous Cultural Centres Project

Dear colleagues in the arts and cultural sector in B.C., The Minister for Tourism, Arts & Culture, Lisa Beare, has written regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and our sector.  If you have not yet read her letter, I encourage you to do so. This is a profound moment we are experiencing and, as we collectively navigate

The BC Arts Council is pleased to announce the launch of a new pilot program for individual artists. The Microgrant Pilot Program is intended to support professional artists and cultural practitioners in B.C. to adapt either an existing work or their professional practice to respond to emergent needs or changes in the arts and culture

We’re excited to announce that the intake for In-Province Arts Touring and Circulation is now open. This pilot program supports organizations, individuals, and groups to engage in opportunities away from their home base within B.C. The deadline for the program is Sunday, March 8. These opportunities could include touring and circulation activities, planning for the