• Program Type
    Project Assistance
  • Application Deadline
    October 17, 2023
  • Application Type
  • Fields of Practice


Access our Grant Program Calendar on the Funding page for upcoming BC Arts Council programs.

Project Assistance: Community Arts Organizations supports the development of community-based arts through the creation or presentation of public programming initiatives that provide engagement between artists, participants, and communities, and reduces or eliminates barriers to public participation in the arts.

Activities may include performances, exhibitions, documentation, circulation and presentation projects, creation of new works, collaborative arts activities, artists’ residencies, exploration and presentation of traditional, new or diverse art forms, and artistic or organizational development projects.

Download the Program Guidelines (PDF)

Download the Application Checklist (PDF)

Download the Application preview (Word)

Review the Program Guidelines to learn about:

  • How to apply
  • Who can apply
  • Eligible projects and expenses
  • Exclusions
  • Grant amounts
  • What is needed for the application, including support material
  • How applications will be assessed

Please review the Program Guidelines before contacting the Program Advisor.

Applications are currently being accepted until October 17, 2023.


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.

Access Support
This program provides additional funding to support access costs associated with a project funded by a BC Arts Council grant.


How to Apply

Applications are submitted through the Grant Management System.

New applicants must register and create a profile in the online system. Once the registration request is submitted, it may take up to four business days to process your request.