• Program Type
    Individual Arts Grants
  • Application Deadline
    October 6, 2023
  • Application Type
  • Fields of Practice


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

Individual Arts Grants: Creative Writers supports professional writers in B.C. in the creation of new book-length literary projects or the re-writing of unpublished or unproduced manuscripts. Eligible genres include non-fiction, drama, fiction, graphic novels, comic arts, fiction and non-fiction for children, poetry, and spoken word.

Applications may be submitted by individuals or on behalf of a collaboration of two or more eligible artists sharing creative control of a project.

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 6, 2023.


Program Overview Video

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.