City of Burnaby
10/15/19 3:00 PM
Grants of up to $12,000 and grants of up to $25,000 to Burnaby, British Columbia nonprofit organizations for community festivals and celebratory events. Funding is intended to support existing festivals or to initiate new festivals, which can be neighborhood initiatives, events within specific areas of the city, or citywide or regional events. This program supports community festivals that evoke a celebratory feeling.
Festivals should be innovative and entertaining and encourage the following: celebration of community spirit, achievement and congregation; a representation of the City’s diversity; awareness of local and visiting talent, expression, and uniqueness; and the appreciation of arts and culture, heritage and community pride.
- Small Scale (project budget up to $30,000): Events organized around a specific theme, animated through arts and cultural activities and open to the community for broad access and participation.
- Large Scale (project budget over $30,000): An organized event, often recurring annually, which incorporates an intensive level of planned activity, a multi-faceted program of arts and cultural activities within a defined period of time, and demonstrates established or potential audience support from a broad range of the community and/or tourists.
Use of Grant Funds:
-Programming: fees for artists, speakers, and key creative or community contributors, productions staff fees, exhibition costs, venue and equipment rental, design, display and decoration, documentation (up to 50% of request).
-Administration: planning, co-ordination, event or project management, fundraising, audience surveys or other data collection, and office expenses (up to 25% of request).
-Publicity and marketing: development and implementation of publicity and marketing strategies, and advertising and promotional expenses (up to 25% of request).
GrantWatch ID#: 180117
-Small Scale: Up to $12,000
-Large Scale: Up to $25,000
Projects must be completed within a 12-month period from the application deadline.
Applicants are reminded that all grants are awarded on a year-by-year basis and are not to be seen as an automatic ongoing source of funding.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Completed applications and support materials can be delivered to:
Grant Program Administrator
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts
6450 Deer Lake Avenue
Burnaby, BC V5G 2J3
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