As part of Extending Foundations: Action Plan 2022 -2024, we’re launching a revised Operating Assistance program for 2022/23, with changes including: One Operating Assistance program deadline for all applicants; Extending the application intake period from 6 to 13 weeks; Expanded eligibility based on funding and organizational history; Return to a two-year funding cycle for all

Come prepared with all your questions as BC Arts Council Program Advisors tell you more about the Early Career Development and Individual Arts Awards: Media Artists programs – now open for intake!  At these online information sessions, you’ll learn more about the details of each program like eligibility, how to apply, available supports, and lots

We are excited to announce that three programs, Early Career Development, Professional Development and Media Artists, are now accepting applications. Early Career Development supports immersive and highly impactful opportunities for emerging and early career practitioners. Professional Development supports professional artists and arts & culture practitioners to undertake specific learning activities to advance their practice or

Today, the Province of B.C. announced the recipients of the BC Arts Council’s Arts Infrastructure Program.  B.C.’s arts and culture community will benefit from $4 million in grants through the program. This funding will support improvements to spaces and facilities for 84 arts and cultural organizations. “The Arts Infrastructure Program provides access to financial assistance

Come prepared with all your questions as BC Arts Council Program Advisors tell you more about BC Arts Council’s new and upcoming project programs for individuals, collectives and organizations! At these online information sessions, you’ll learn more about the details of each program like eligibility, how to apply, available supports, and lots more, along with

We are excited to announce that Professional Project Assistance programs for organizations and collectives are now open. As part of Extending Foundations: Action Plan 2022 -2024, we are streamlining intakes and reducing barriers, meaning Professional Project Assistance programs for organizations and collectives will have both a spring and fall intake this year. A full list

The Arts-Based Community Development (A-BCD) program is now open for applications. The Project Assistance: Arts-Based Community Development program supports community organizations to engage professional artists in the development and delivery of projects providing arts-based community development impacts and benefits to a specified community. Through collaborative, community-based, arts-centred activities, these projects provide a tangible and active

The BC Arts Council will distribute more than $12.4 million for artists and organizations throughout British Columbia. This year-end, one time funding from the Province will support the arts sector as it works towards recovery and renewal. The $12.4 million is divided between resilience supplements and top up for the Arts Impact Grant. The resilience

We’re pleased to announce that the Scholarship Awards program is open for intake. The Scholarship Awards program supports the development of B.C.’s rich diversity of future artists and arts and cultural practitioners. Awards are available to B.C. residents to attend full-time post-secondary arts training or to pursue high school half-day dance programs. Awards provide up

We’re pleased to announce that the Community Arts Festivals program is open for intake. Community Arts Festivals invests in local, community-based arts festivals by supporting fees paid to B.C. or Canadian professional artists, technicians, Elders and Traditional Knowledge Keepers engaged in the festival. The festival must be presented by a local Indigenous or community-based arts