• Program Type
    Operating Assistance
  • Application Deadline
    September 15, 2022
  • Application Type
  • Disciplines


The BC Arts Council’s Operating Assistance Programs for professional organizations will now open in early June with updates in alignment with Extending Foundations, including streamlining of program intakes and updated eligibility criteria.

The deadline will be September 15, 2022. This intake will be for two years of funding and new applicants will be able to apply.

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How to Apply

All applicants must be registered in the BCAC Online Grant Application System (GMS). It is highly recommended you read How to Apply Online before starting this process. Please note, registration requests can take up to 4 business days to be approved by BCAC staff.

Once an applicant has a profile in the system, review full program guidelines to ensure eligibility, then complete and submit an online application form during the intake period.

All applicants, especially those new to the program, are urged to discuss their request with the Program Advisor.

Please note that program staff are typically available during regular business hours Monday - Friday.

Program Guidelines

Program guidelines are revised in advance of each intake and will be available here when the program launches.

A preview of the online application form will be available shortly.