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

We’re pleased to announce that the Individual Arts Awards for Visual Artists program is open for intake. This program provides funding to assist professional visual artists, contemporary and traditional craft artists, and independent critics and curators with the creation of specific projects. Awards are available to support the creation of new works, and applications may

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

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

Today the BC Arts Council, alongside Melanie Mark, Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport, and Bob D’Eith, Parliamentary Secretary for Arts and Film, announced the launch of Extending Foundations: Action Plan 2022-2024. With this announcement, we are extending our 2018-2022 strategic plan to build off our existing commitments and take new actions to support

The Early Career Development program is open for the 2021 intake. The deadline this year is June 30. Project Assistance: Early Career Development supports immersive and highly impactful opportunities for emerging and early career practitioners to: develop their artistic and/or administrative practice. participate in knowledge transfer, skill sharing, and reciprocal learning in the sector. expand their

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