• Program Type
    Individual Arts Awards
  • Application Deadline
    October 17, 2022
  • Application Type
  • Fields of Practice


Individual Arts Awards: Creative Writers supports professional writers in B.C. through providing grants to assist in the creation of original book-length literary projects or the re-writing of an unpublished or unproduced manuscripts. Eligible genres include drama, fiction, graphic novels/comic arts, juvenile and children’s, non-fiction, poetry, and spoken word.

Awards are available to support the creation of new work. Applications may be made by individuals or on behalf of a collaboration of two or more artists sharing creative control of a project.

Download the Individual Arts Awards: Creative Writers Program Guidelines (PDF)

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, 2022.


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.