As part of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re pleased to announce a new funding program, Pivot for Individuals. Where the first Pivot program was designed to help organizations and collectives adapt to the impacts of the pandemic, this new program assists individual professional artists, cultural practitioners, and arts administrators to adapt and transition
We listened to feedback from the arts and culture sector and are today announcing clarifications to the eligibility criteria for the Expanded Arts & Culture Resilience Supplement (EACRS). These clarifications will ensure that the supplement—which is designed to support organizations and collectives to manage the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic—reaches all those for whom it
The Province of British Columbia has announced its support for arts and culture organizations through the Arts and Culture Resilience Plan, being delivered through the BC Arts Council. Visit BC Gov News for the news release or find full details, including eligibility, for the Expanded Arts & Culture Resilience Supplement and Pivot Program on our
The Expanded Arts & Culture Resilience Supplement deadline has been extended to Friday, January 29, 2021. For more information regarding the Expanded Arts & Culture Resilience Supplement, including some clarifications regarding eligibility, please visit the program webpage or these FAQs. As announced earlier this fall, the Province of British Columbia has allocated up to $21
The Project Assistance: Co-op Placements program is now open for business! The program assists organizations to hire students through co-op placements and work-integrated learning programs for professional work experience in the arts and culture sector. Awards under this program contribute to the full-time salaries of a student during an eligible work term. Students may be hired
On September 17, 2020 the Province of British Columbia allocated up to $21 million to support an arts and culture resilience plan. The two programs that make up the plan–the Expanded Arts & Culture Resilience Supplement and the Pivot Program–launch on October 16. Administered by the BC Arts Council, these one-time funding opportunities will help
Information on the Community Economic Recovery Infrastructure Program (CERIP) is now available. CERIP provides grants to support economic resilience, tourism, heritage, and urban and rural economic development projects in communities impacted by COVID-19.
We’re pleased to announce the launch of our fall intake of Project Assistance programs. Project Assistance support project-based grants for specific initiatives. For the fall round, applications are welcome from organizations or collectives depending on the program. Project Assistance: Community Arts Organizations Project Assistance: Media Arts Organizations Project Assistance: Museums & Indigenous Cultural Centres Project
We are pleased to announce the launch of the Arts Infrastructure Program. The $2 million program will help with the development and enhancement of spaces that support the work of B.C.’s arts and cultural practitioners. The new program is a recognition of the vital role that arts and cultural spaces play in communities across the
The BC Arts Council welcomes three new members: Paula Martin, Dr. Sae-Hoon Stan Chung and Evan Klassen .