The intake for the Arts Infrastructure Program will be extended until December 15, 2022. The program is intended to enable organizations to develop and enhance spaces that support the work of B.C.’s arts and cultural practitioners. The program offers funding in three categories: Category 1. Planning & Consultation. Maximum request: $25,000 Category 2. Capital Improvements.

The intake for the new BC Arts Council Accelerate Program will be extended until December 1, 2022. The program is intended to increase access and remove barriers for equity-deserving and regional arts and cultural organizations and collectives. The two-year pilot program offers multi-year, flexible funding of up to $30,000 to eligible equity-deserving or regional arts

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 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

Indigenous Arts Program: Deadline Extended

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The First Peoples’ Cultural Council has announced that the deadline for the Indigenous Arts Program (IAP) has been extended to September 30, 2019. IAP provides funding in six different categories for Indigenous artists: Arts Administrator Internships and Mentorships Arts Micro-Grants Community Land-Based Arts Individual Artists Sharing Traditional Arts Across Generations Organizations and Collectives  Click on

The Indigenous Arts Program (IAP) (formerly the Aboriginal Arts Development Awards) provides funding in six different categories for Indigenous artists. Through a strong partnership with the B.C. Arts Council and additional funding from the Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies, this program is a primary source of support for the unique expressions of B.C.’s Indigenous arts. New!