• May 1, 2024

    Individual Arts Grants

    Arts Circulation and Touring supports eligible arts and culture organizations, collectives and individuals with circulation and touring activities both within British Columbia and outside of the province. Grants received in this program are intended to enhance professional and artistic opportunities and exposure of B.C. artists, collectives, and arts organizations regionally, nationally, and internationally. Assistance through this program is available to arts and culture organizations, collectives and to individual art practitioners through three categories.
  • December 1, 2022

    Project Assistance

    The Accelerate Pilot Program is a two-year initiative to improve access and reduce barriers to funding for equity deserving and regional arts and culture organizations and collectives.
  • Ongoing

    Project Assistance

    Access Support provides an additional contribution towards costs for specific accessibility services and supplies, rental equipment, and other supports required to carry out a project funded by the BC Arts Council (referred to as the “associated grant”).
  • Ongoing

    Project Assistance

    Application Assistance provides a contribution towards costs for artists and arts and culture practitioners who are Deaf or have a disability, to register for the online grant system, and create and submit applications, project updates, and final reports for BC Arts
  • April 2, 2024

    Project Assistance

    Arts Impact Grants are responsive and flexible funding for arts and culture organizations and collectives. The intention of the program is to allow applicants to prioritize a specific project or group of related activities that will provide the most meaningful impact to their organization, artistic practice, or to their community.
  • November 15, 2023

    Project Assistance

    Enables eligible organizations to develop and enhance spaces that support the work of B.C.’s arts and cultural practitioners.
  • April 12, 2024

    Individual Arts Grants

    Supports professional artists and arts & culture professionals to undertake specific learning activities to advance their practice or career.
  • September 15, 2022

    Operating Assistance

    Supports book publishers committed to developing and promoting Canadian writers through publishing works of literary, artistic or cultural importance for the general public.
  • September 15, 2022

    Operating Assistance

    Supports BC service organizations that provide a range of services to an established membership base comprised of allied arts organizations in BC.
  • June 30, 2023

    Individual Arts Grants

    Access our Grant Program Calendar on the Funding page for upcoming BC Arts Council programs. Early Career Development supports immersive and highly impactful opportunities, with measurable outcomes, for emerging and early career practitioners to: develop their artistic or administrative practice;