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

The BC Arts Council is now providing two accessibility programs to address barriers for applicants who are Deaf or have a disability. Application Assistance This program provides funding for support services required to create and submit grant applications, project updates, and final reports for BC Arts Council grants. There is a range of funding amounts

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We’re seeking images from grant recipients that help tell the story of B.C.’s arts and culture community over the past year. These images will be considered for use in our 2021/22 annual report, our website, and on other platforms. We’re looking for a variety of images that show: BC Arts Council funded activities which happened

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

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 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