Grants and in-kind services to British Columbia nonprofit organizations for events and programming in eligible locations. Funding is intended to enhance the economic, cultural, and social aspects of the community. The goal of the program is to provide support to celebrations and festivals in the City of Victoria.
The Festival Investment Grant is intended to nurture outdoor festivals and celebrations held within the City of Victoria, facilitate their growth and ensure their continued success.
The City of Victoria recognizes that local, regional, national and international events of all types have an important role to play in contributing to improved quality of life of Victoria residents. Community-based festivals and celebrations reflect the vibrant, distinct and diverse character of Victoria and its residents. Events offer opportunities to create economic, social, health and community benefits. The Festival Investment Grant program is designed to provide support to organizations producing festivals and celebrations that will deliver significant economic impact, vitality and vibrancy within the City of Victoria, particularly the downtown core.
The program is comprised of five funding streams:
For more information on funding streams, see https://www.victoria.ca/assets/Departments/Parks~Rec~Culture/Culture/Events~and~Festivals/FIG%20Policy%20Guidelines%202023.pdf#page=1.
Estimated Total Program Funding:
The term of the grant is one year.
Apply Online: https://forms.office.com/r/eatZKHRbj5
Email supporting documents to:
Arts Culture and Events Liaison
City of Victoria
Phone: (250) 883-5843 or visit www.victoria.ca
1 Centennial Square
Victoria, BC V8W 1P6