• MaryAnn Anderson

December 2021 Grant Deadlines

Updated: Feb 3

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

GENERAL / SERVICE / COMMUNITY (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. Canadian Heritage: Endowment Incentives – Canada Cultural Investment Fund (Deadline: Dec 1)

  4. City of Vancouver: Cultural Operating Fund - Annual (COFA) (2021 Deadline: Dec 5- extended from Dec 1)

  5. CCA ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Foreign Artist Tours (Deadline: Dec 8)

  6. CCA ARTS ABROAD: Co-productions (Deadline: Dec 8)

  7. CCA ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Circulation and Touring (Deadline: apply any time; Note: Applications submitted before: Dec 8, 2021 - will received results by end of April 2022)

  8. CCA ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (Deadline: apply any time; Note: Applications submitted before: Dec 8, 2021 - will received results by end of April 2022)

  9. CCA ARTS ABROAD: Circulation and Touring (Deadline: apply any time; Note: Applications submitted before: Dec 8, 2021 - will received results by end of April 2022)

  10. Canadian Heritage: Magazines: Aid to Publishers – Canada Periodical Fund (Deadline: Dec 10)

  11. Canadian Heritage: Digital Periodical: Aid to Publishers – Canada Periodical Fund (Deadline: Dec 10)

  12. SUSPENDED: BCAC Co-op Placements (2021 deadline not yet posted; 2020 deadline was Dec 15)

  13. NEW: Canadian Heritage: CAPF Recovery Funding for Professional Arts Presentation Organizations (Deadline: Dec 13)

  14. BC Multiculturalism Grant (2021 Deadline Announced: Dec 20)

  15. City of Vancouver: Transit Shelter Advertising Program (2021-22 Deadlines: Nov 19, Dec 24, 2021; Jan 14, Feb 18, Mar 18, Apr 15, May 20, June 15, July 15, Aug 19, Sept 17, 2022)

  16. City of Vancouver: Video Screen Advertising Program (2021-22 Deadlines: Nov 19, Dec 24, 2021; Jan 14, Feb 18, Mar 18, Apr 15, May 20, June 15, July 15, Aug 19, Sept 17, 2022)

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

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

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

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

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

  22. 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)

  23. 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)

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

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

  26. 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)

  27. 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)

  28. 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)

  29. 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)

  30. 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)

  31. 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. BC History Digitization Program (Deadline: Dec 10)

  2. CC STRATEGIC FUNDS: Media Arts Equipment Acquisition Fund (Deadline: Nov 17)

  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)

MUSEUMS / HERITAGE DEADLINES:

  1. BC History Digitization Program (Deadline: Dec 10)

THEATRE DEADLINES:

  1. BC Touring Council: Mentorship & Youth Engagement (2021 Deadline not yet posted; 2020 deadline was Nov 30)

MUSIC DEADLINES:

  1. FACTOR: Collective Initiatives (Showcase Production for Export-Ready Artists) (Deadline: Dec 1)

  2. NEW: Creative BC Live Music Program - Regular Intake: Presentation Stream (Deadline: Dec 15)

  3. NEW: Creative BC Live Music Program - Regular Intake: Business Development Stream (Deadline: Dec 15)

  4. BC Touring Council: Mentorship & Youth Engagement (2021 Deadline not yet posted; 2020 deadline was Nov 30)

  5. Chorus America: Music Education Partnership Grants (includes eligibility for BC based groups) (opens Nov 15, 2021; closes Jan 28, 2022)

  6. 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)

  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)

INDIGENOUS ARTISTS / GROUPS DEADLINES:

  1. First Peoples Cultural Council: Mentor-Apprentice Program (Deadline: Dec 8)

  2. First Peoples Cultural Council: Pathways To Language Vitality Program (Deadline: Dec 6)

  3. CC CREATING, KNOWING AND SHARING (Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples): Short-Term Projects (2021-22 Deadlines: Mar 17, June 16, Sept 22, Dec 8, 2021 & Mar 16, 2022)

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

  5. First Peoples Cultural Council: Language Technology Program (deadline: applications accepted throughout the year and may be submitted up until Jan 17, 2022)

  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. 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. BCAC Project Assistance: Visual Artists (Deadline: Dec 6)

  4. 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  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 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)

  16. 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)

  17. 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)

  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)

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