• MaryAnn Anderson

August 2021 Grant Deadlines

Updated: Aug 20, 2021

Check out the grant program deadlines for the month of August 2021 (click on program name to link directly to funder website for more details)

GENERAL DEADLINES/SERVICE/COMMUNITY (ALL DISCIPLINES):

  1. SUSPENDED: BCAC Professional Development Program (Annual Deadlines: Apr 1, Aug 1, Dec 1) (Note: program was suspended in 2020; no information posted online as yet as when the program will be restarted)

  2. SUSPENDED: BCAC Touring Initiatives Program (Annual Deadlines: Apr 1, Aug 1, Dec 1) (Note: program was suspended in 2020; no information posted online as yet as when the program will be restarted)

  3. Canadian Heritage: Youth Take Charge Program (2021 Deadline not yet posted; 2020 deadlines were: EOI Deadline: Aug 1; Application Deadline: Sept 15)

  4. Telus Community Grants (Victoria Board) (2021 Deadlines: Jan 26, Aug 6, Sept 22)

  5. NEW: City of Vancouver Small Grants for Cultural Spaces (Deadlines: Fall intake: Application period open Aug 18; closes Sept 15; Note: To ensure you are eligible, please read the Info Guide, then reach out to the Program Planners)

  6. City of Vancouver: Transit Shelter Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Aug 20)

  7. City of Vancouver: Video Screen Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Aug 20)

  8. BC Rehab Foundation: Project Grant Program (2021 Deadlines: Feb 12, May 21, Aug 27)

  9. NEW: WED: Canada Community Revitalization Fund (program opens June 23, 2021; A one-time special scheduled intake will focus on eligible projects that are ready to proceed. Assessment of applications will begin on July 23, 2021. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their applications by this date; Indigenous applicants to the CCRF may request additional time to submit applications, as the CCRF is a time-limited initiative ending March 31, 2023; CCRF applicants directly impacted by the wildfires in the West may also request an application extension; Continuous intake: Should there be remaining funding after the scheduled intake period, applications will continue to be accepted and funded on a continuous intake basis over the next two years or until such a time as the allocated funding is fully distributed)

  10. 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)

  11. 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)

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

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

  14. 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)

  15. 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)

  16. 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)

  17. 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)

  18. 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)

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

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

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

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

INDIGENOUS / BIPOC ARTISTS / GROUPS DEADLINES:

  1. First Peoples Cultural Council: The Indigenous Heritage Micro-Grant (Deadline: Aug 31, 2021)

  2. CC 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)

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

PERFORMING ART (MUSIC) DEADLINES:

  1. NEW: Music BC Canadian Domestic Travel Grants (Deadline: August 6, 2021)

  2. Creative BC Music Industry Initiatives Program (Amplify BC 2021-22) (Deadline: constant intake; opens Aug 4, 2021; until March 1, 2022, or until funds are no longer available)

  3. NEW: Creative BC Live Music Program - Operational Support (Amplify BC 2021-22) (Deadline: opens Aug 11; closes Sept 15)

  4. NEW: Record in BC: Out of Province Artists (Amplify BC 2021-22) (Deadline: opens Aug 11; constant intake until Nov 30, 2021 or until funds are no longer available)

  5. FACTOR: Artist Development Program (2021-22 Deadlines: May 27, Aug 12, Oct 7; Feb 3, 2022)

  6. FACTOR: Support for Live Music Events Program (Deadline: apply anytime between March 1, 2021 until March 1, 2022)

  7. Music BC: Let’s Hear It! Live : Digital Concert Series (Deadline: apply anytime, constant intake; open Feb 2, 2021)

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

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

INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS (ALL DISCIPLINES) DEADLINES:

  1. SUSPENDED: BCAC Professional Development Program (Annual Deadlines: Apr 1, Aug 1, Dec 1) (Note: program was suspended in 2020; no information posted online as yet as when the program will be restarted)

  2. SUSPENDED: BCAC Touring Initiatives Program (Annual Deadlines: Apr 1, Aug 1, Dec 1) (Note: program was suspended in 2020; no information posted online as yet as when the program will be restarted)

  3. City of Vancouver: Artist Studio Award Program (2021 deadline: Aug 4)

  4. FACTOR: Artist Development Program (2021-22 Deadlines: May 27, Aug 12, Oct 7; Feb 3, 2022)

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

  6. SOCAN: TD Indigenous Songwriter Award (next deadline TBA check back)

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

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

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

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

  11. First Peoples’ Cultural Council: Micro-Grant Program (deadline: Applications accepted throughout the year and may be submitted up until Jan 15, 2022)

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

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

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

  15. SOCAN Foundation: Travel Assistance (Deadline: any time before travel starts)

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

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

  18. 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)

  19. 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)

  20. 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)

  21. 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)

  22. 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)

  23. 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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