City of Vancouver
12/06/17 4:00 PM
Grants starting at $20,000 to Vancouver, British Columbia nonprofit arts and cultural organizations for general operating support. Applicants must contact program staff to discuss eligibility prior to applying. This program provides consistent and reliable support to qualifying organizations so they may carry out programs and services that sustain a dynamic arts community.
This program is for Vancouver-based, established professional nonprofit arts and cultural organizations that have a mission to develop, create, produce, present and disseminate artistic work or who provide professional umbrella services or space for the benefit of the arts sector, in any artistic discipline (Aboriginal arts, community arts, dance, interdisciplinary, literary, media, multidisciplinary, music, theatre, visual arts).
The program is for organizations that are mature in their lifecycle stage, have a clear and relevant mission guided by long-term goals and strategies. They generally have been incorporated and operating for at least five years, have well-established programs or services that are well-developed and delivered with consistency and are artistically strong with proven impact in the community. There is full-time paid professional leadership (artistic and administrative), well-developed administrative structures, stable financial resources and planning, and a Board of Directors who set direction, are policy-oriented, and support management to lead operations.
Your organization may apply for this grant if your project is to:
-Produce or curate a single show, or a time-limited series of arts and cultural events or programs;
-Collaborate with professional artists and community members to creatively address local interests and issues;
-Deliver shared services and resources;
-Develop conferences, residencies, or mentorships that benefit artists, organizations, and the public;
-Create outdoor projects approved by the City.
GrantWatch ID#: 165219
Grant amounts generally range from $20,000 - $100,000.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Cherryl Masters, Cultural Planner
City of Vancouver Cultural Services
Suite 501 – 111 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4
Organizations and activities must be within Vancouver city limits.
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