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Deadline for applications is March 18th
You must consult with staff before submitting an application

Is your group planning a community-based art project or event? Your group may be eligible for grant money for planning, running, or promoting that event or project.

The Community Arts Grant Program supports a diverse range of publicly accessible arts and cultural activities which celebrate Vancouver’s diverse communities and neighbourhoods. The program aims to support projects that:

· Increase public participation and engagement in arts and culture

· Recognize and strengthen the role of artists in our communities

· Activate Vancouver neighbourhoods, communities and public spaces

· Strengthen community connections and celebrate Vancouver’s diversity

Successful projects range from amateur to professional, small to mid-sized, in any artistic discipline, in which communities and artists are actively engaged.

APPLICATION PROCESS – 2 steps to success

1. Review the information guide published online at:

2. Contact Cultural Services to discuss your group’s eligibility. First time applicants, as well as anyone with questions regarding their project or the application, must contact a Cultural Planner to discuss the proposed project and eligibility prior to the application deadline. Contact:

Cultural Planners: Doug Durand or Alix Sales

Phone : 604.829.2007



Eligible and returning projects will be provided a link to an on-line application form with all submission requirements.