• MaryAnn Anderson

April 2022 Grant Deadlines

Updated: Apr 14

Last Updated: April 14, 2022


Check out the grant program deadlines for the month of April 2022 (click on program name to link directly to funder website for more details)

GENERAL / SERVICE / COMMUNITY (ALL DISCIPLINES) DEADLINES:

  1. BC Gaming Community Gaming Grants (Arts & Culture sector: application period - Apply between Feb 1 and Apr 30)

  2. Canadian Heritage: Arts Presentation Canada - Professional Arts Festivals and Performing Arts Series Presenters (Annual Deadlines: Apr 1 and Oct 1)

  3. Canadian Heritage: Arts Presentation Canada - Presenter Support Organizations (Annual Deadline: Apr 1)

  4. Telus Community Grants (Vancouver Island Board) (2022 Deadlines: Apr 5, Aug 9, Sept 27)

  5. CCA ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Public Outreach (Project Grants) (2022 Deadlines: Apr 6 & Sept 28)

  6. CCA EXPLORE & CREATE: Research and Creation (2022 Deadlines: apply anytime before your project start; applications received before Apr 6 will receive notification by the end of Aug 2022; & applications received before Oct 5 will receive notification by the end of Feb 2023)

  7. CCA EXPLORE & CREATE: Concept to Realization (Project) (2022 Deadlines: apply anytime before your project start; applications received before Apr 6 will receive notification by the end of Aug 2022; & applications received before Oct 5 will receive notification by the end of Feb 2023)

  8. Telus Community Grants (Thompson Okanagan Community Board) (2022 Deadlines: Jan 28, Apr 6, Sept 9)

  9. Recreation Foundation of BC: Grant Program (Deadlines every two years; last deadline was April 2019; intake postponed again in 2022, check again in 2023)

  10. Canada Post Foundation: Community-based support projects grants (2022 Deadline: open from Mar 16 to Apr 8, 2022)

  11. Canada Post Foundation: Signature Grant (2022 Deadline: open from Mar 16 to Apr 8, 2022)

  12. NEW: Canadian Heritage: Re-engaging Audiences Fund for Professional Arts Presentation Organizations (2022 Deadline: Apr 11)

  13. CIRA: Community Investment Program (2022 deadline: applications open March 1; closes April 13)

  14. City of Vancouver: Video Screen Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Apr 15)

  15. City of Vancouver: Transit Shelter Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Apr 15)

  16. City of Vancouver Neighbourhood Matching Fund (2022 Deadlines: Apr 15; Sept intake date not yet posted)

  17. Port Metro Vancouver: Community Investment Program (2022 Deadlines: Jan 20, Apr 21, July 21, Oct 20)

  18. ARTS ABROAD: Circulation and Touring (2022 Deadlines: apply anytime before your project start; applications received before Apr 27 will receive notification by the end of Aug 2022; other 2022 cut-off dates include: Sept 7 and Dec 7)

  19. ARTS ABROAD: Residencies: (2022 Deadlines: apply anytime before your project start; applications received before Apr 27 will receive notification by the end of Aug 2022; other 2022 cut-off dates include: Sept 7 and Dec 7)

  20. ARTS ABROAD: Co-productions (2022 Deadlines: Apr 27 & Dec 7)

  21. ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Circulation and Touring: (2022 Deadlines: apply anytime before your project start; applications received before Apr 27 will receive notification by the end of Aug 2022; other 2022 cut-off dates include: Sept 7 and Dec 7)

  22. ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Foreign Artist Tours (2022 Deadlines: Apr 27 & Dec 7)

  23. Heritage BC: Heritage Legacy Fund (2022 Deadline: opens March 7, and closes Apr 29)

  24. Canadian Heritage: Building Communities Through Arts & Heritage - Local Festivals Component (Annual deadlines: Jan 31, Apr 30 & Oct 15 depending on start date for event)

  25. NEW: Creative BC: Domestic Industry Initiatives Program (2022 Deadline: now open for 2022/2023. Applications are rolling until all funds have been allocated)

  26. Canadian Heritage: Arts Presentation Canada - Development Component (Deadline: ongoing; speak with Heritage staff for dates)

  27. CCA Strategic Innovation Fund: Seed Grants (Deadline: Any time before the start date of your project)

  28. CCA STRATEGIC FUNDS: Digital Generator (Deadline: any time before the start date of your project)

  29. CCA STRATEGIC FUNDS: Digital Greenhouse (Deadline: any time before the start date of your project)

  30. Canadian Red Cross: COVID-19 Rapid Testing Program for Community Organizations (Deadline: appears to be constant intake)

  31. Canada's Trade Accelerator Program (Deadline: constant intake, apply online any time)

  32. Canadian Heritage: (BCAH) Building Communities through Arts and Heritage (Legacy Fund: no fixed deadline, however, your project must be submitted at the latest by the date of the anniversary you want to commemorate)

  33. Canadian Heritage: Community Support, Multiculturalism, and Anti-Racism Initiatives Program – Events Component (No specific deadline, constant intake; note that notification can take up to 18 weeks from date of application)

  34. Canadian Heritage: Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (no deadline, constant intake)

  35. Work BC: Job Creation Partnerships (no deadline, constant intake)

  36. CC ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (Deadlines: Any time before your departure date; **Note: funding from the Canada Council for projects that are dependent on international travel continues to be suspended)

  37. CC ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Representation and Promotion (Deadline: Any time before your departure date; **Note: funding from the Canada Council for projects that are dependent on international travel continues to be suspended)

  38. CC ARTS ABROAD: Travel (Deadlines: Any time before your departure date; **Note: funding from the Canada Council for projects that are dependent on international travel continues to be suspended)

  39. CC ARTS ABROAD: Representation and Promotion (Deadline: Any time before your departure date; **Note: funding from the Canada Council for projects that are dependent on international travel continues to be suspended)

  40. CC STRATEGIC FUNDS: Access Support (Deadline: You can submit an Access Support request with your associated application, and up to 90 days after receiving your associated application’s results)

  41. CC STRATEGIC FUNDS: Market Access Strategy for Official Language Minority Communities (OLMC) Fund (Deadline: Any time before the start date of your project or activity)

MEDIA / FILM / LITERARY / VISUAL ARTS DEADLINES:

  1. Access Copyright Foundation: Professional Development Grant (Deadline: Apr 1)

  2. NEW: Creative BC: Reel Focus BC Production Program (2022 Deadline: Apr 27)

  3. Bell Media: Script Development Program (Deadline: apply anytime)

  4. Creative BC: Passport to Markets - Virtual Edition (Deadline: apply anytime)

  5. Creative BC: Domestic Industry Initiatives (Deadline: apply anytime; at least 8 weeks before event)

  6. Writers Trust of Canada: Woodcock Grant Fund (no deadline; constant intake)

MUSIC DEADLINES:

  1. NEW: ARC Artist Intensive Accelerator Program (2022 Deadline: opens Apr 11; closes May 15)

  2. FACTOR: Songwriter Support for Music Publishers (Deadline: Ongoing; applications must be submitted at least one calendar day before travel departure)

  3. Music BC: Let’s Hear It! Live : Digital Concert Series (Deadline: apply anytime, constant intake)

  4. FACTOR : Sponsorship Program (Deadline: constant intake; applications must be submitted at least three months prior to the start date of the event)

  5. FACTOR: Songwriter Development Program (Deadline: Ongoing; applications must be submitted at least one calendar day before travel departure)

  6. Creative BC: Passport to Markets - Virtual Edition (Deadline: apply anytime)

  7. Creative BC: Domestic Industry Initiatives (Deadline: apply anytime; at least 8 weeks before event)

INDIGENOUS / BIPOC ARTISTS / GROUPS DEADLINES:

  1. NEW: Canada Post Foundation: Indigenous Truth and Reconciliation Signature Grant (2022 Deadline: open from Mar 16 to Apr 8, 2022)

  2. FPCC: Organizations and Collectives Program (Deadline: 2022 deadline not yet posted; 2021 deadline was Apr 15)

  3. FPCC: Youth Empowered Speakers Program (2022 Deadline: Apr 25)

  4. FPCC: The Arts Micro-Grant Program (2022 Deadline: Funding for eligible applicants will be distributed as applications are received until the funds are fully expended up until May 6, 2022)

  5. YVR Art Foundation: Aspiring Artist Awards (2022 deadline is ongoing/constant intake)

  6. CREATING, KNOWING AND SHARING (Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples): Travel (Deadlines: Any time before your departure date; **Note: funding from the Canada Council for projects that are dependent on international travel continues to be suspended)

  7. YVR Foundation: Bill McLennan Masterpiece Study Program Microgrants (Deadline: ongoing; apply any time)

INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS /ADMINISTRATORS (ALL DISCIPLINES) DEADLINES:

  1. NEW Program: BCAC Project Assistance: Individual Artists: Performing Arts (2022 Deadline TBA; to launch mid-April 2022)

  2. Access Copyright Foundation: Professional Development Grant (Deadline: Apr 1)

  3. CCA EXPLORE & CREATE: Research and Creation (2022 Deadlines: apply anytime before your project start; applications received before Apr 6 will receive notification by the end of Aug 2022; & applications received before Oct 5 will receive notification by the end of Feb 2023)

  4. CCA EXPLORE & CREATE: Concept to Realization (Project) (2022 Deadlines: apply anytime before your project start; applications received before Apr 6 will receive notification by the end of Aug 2022; & applications received before Oct 5 will receive notification by the end of Feb 2023)

  5. NEW: ARC Artist Intensive Accelerator Program (2022 Deadline: opens Apr 11; closes May 15)

  6. ArtStarts: Creative Spark Vancouver (2022 Deadlines: Apr 19 & Sept ??(TBA)

  7. FPCC: Youth Empowered Speakers Program (2022 Deadline: Apr 25)

  8. ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Circulation and Touring: (2022 Deadlines: apply anytime before your project start; applications received before Apr 27 will receive notification by the end of Aug 2022; other 2022 cut-off dates include: Sept 7 and Dec 7)

  9. ARTS ABROAD: Circulation and Touring (2022 Deadlines: apply anytime before your project start; applications received before Apr 27 will receive notification by the end of Aug 2022; other 2022 cut-off dates include: Sept 7 and Dec 7)

  10. ARTS ABROAD: Residencies: (2022 Deadlines: apply anytime before your project start; applications received before Apr 27 will receive notification by the end of Aug 2022; other 2022 cut-off dates include: Sept 7 and Dec 7)

  11. FPCC: The Arts Micro-Grant Program (2022 Deadline: Funding for eligible applicants will be distributed as applications are received until the funds are fully expended up until May 6, 2022)

  12. YVR Art Foundation: Aspiring Artist Awards (2022 deadline is ongoing/constant intake)

  13. FACTOR: Songwriter Development Program (Deadline: Ongoing; applications must be submitted at least one calendar day before travel departure)

  14. Vancouver Foundation Downtown Eastside Small Arts Grants (Applications for 2021/2022 open on Nov 22, 2021 and will be accepted and processed in a rolling basis until funds run out)

  15. Creative BC: Passport to Markets - Virtual Edition (Deadline: apply anytime)

  16. Creative BC: Domestic Industry Initiatives (Deadline: apply anytime; at least 8 weeks before event)

  17. Writers Trust of Canada: Woodcock Grant Fund (no deadline; constant intake)

  18. SOCAN: Professional Development Assistance (Ongoing Deadline; Application must be submitted before the activity starts)

  19. SOCAN Foundation: Travel Assistance (deadline: any time before travel starts)

  20. Unison Benevolent Fund (no deadline noted, constant intake)

  21. Glad Day Bookshop: Emergency Survival Fund for LGBTQ2S artists, performers & tip-based workers (no deadline noted)

  22. YVR Foundation: Bill McLennan Masterpiece Study Program Microgrants (Deadline: ongoing; apply any time)

  23. CC ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (Deadlines: Any time before your departure date; **Note: funding from the Canada Council for projects that are dependent on international travel continues to be suspended)

  24. CC ARTS ABROAD: Travel (Deadlines: Any time before your departure date; **Note: funding from the Canada Council for projects that are dependent on international travel continues to be suspended)

  25. CC ARTS ABROAD: Representation and Promotion (Deadline: Any time before your departure date; **Note: funding from the Canada Council for projects that are dependent on international travel continues to be suspended)

  26. CC ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Representation and Promotion (Deadline: Any time before your departure date; **Note: funding from the Canada Council for projects that are dependent on international travel continues to be suspended)

  27. CC STRATEGIC FUNDS: Access Support (Deadline: You can submit an Access Support request with your associated application, and up to 90 days after receiving your associated application’s results)

  28. CC STRATEGIC FUNDS: Market Access Strategy for Official Language Minority Communities (OLMC) Fund (Deadline: Any time before the start date of your project or activity)

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