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December 2023 Grant Deadlines

Updated: Dec 4, 2023

Last Updated: December 3, 2023

Check out the grant program deadlines for the month of Dec 2023 (click on program name to link directly to funder website for more details)

GENERAL / SERVICE / COMMUNITY (ALL DISCIPLINES) DEADLINES:

  1. NEW: Pacific Economic Development Canada: Tourism Growth Program (BC) (Deadline: opens Nov 20, 2023; closes Feb 20, 2024; note online info session on Dec 6, 2023)

  2. EDSC: Canada Summer Jobs (Deadline: opens Nov 21, 2023; closes Jan 10, 2024)

  3. CC ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Circulation and Touring (Deadline: apply any time; Note: Applications submitted before: Dec 6, 2023 - will received results by end of April 2024)

  4. CC ARTS ABROAD: Circulation and Touring (Deadline: apply any time; Note: Applications submitted before: Dec 6, 2023 - will received results by end of April 2024)

  5. CC ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (Deadline: apply any time; Note: Applications submitted before: Dec 6, 2023 - will received results by end of April 2024)

  6. BCAC Arts Circulation and Touring (Deadline: Dec 14); see previous Substack info post about this program)

  7. Vancouver Civic Theatres Grant (2023 Deadline: opens on Dec 7, 2022 for events that occur within the 2023 calendar year (before Dec 31, 2023. Applications will be received on a rolling basis until all funds have been dispersed)

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

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

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

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

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

  13. 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)

  14. 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)

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

  16. 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)

  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 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)

  19. 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)

  20. 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)

  21. 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 / HERITAGE DEADLINES:

  1. Creative BC: Power Tie-ins Program (Deadline: now open for applications; closes Mar 1, 2024)

  2. Creative BC: Project Development Fund (Deadline: Applications are open until funds are exhausted)

  3. Canadian Heritage: Booksellers Initiative — Support for Organizations (Deadline: ongoing; the program will continue to accept applications on a continuous intake basis for projects starting after April 1, 2023, and ending on or before March 31, 2024)

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

MUSIC DEADLINES:

  1. Music BC: Domestic and International Travel Grants (opens Oct 12, 2023; closes Jan 12, 2024 to support initiatives that take place between October 1st, 2023, to March 31st, 2024)

  2. Creative BC: Music Industry Initiatives Program (2023-24 Deadline: Rolling intake until March 1, 2024, or until all funds are disbursed)

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

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

INDIGENOUS/BIPOC ARTISTS / GROUPS DEADLINES:

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

  2. 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)

INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS /ADMINISTRATORS (ALL DISCIPLINES) DEADLINES:

  1. CC ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Circulation and Touring (Deadline: apply any time; Note: Applications submitted before: Dec 6, 2023 - will received results by end of April 2024)

  2. CC ARTS ABROAD: Circulation and Touring (Deadline: apply any time; Note: Applications submitted before: Dec 6, 2023 - will received results by end of April 2024)

  3. CC ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (Deadline: apply any time; Note: Applications submitted before: Dec 6, 2023 - will received results by end of April 2024)

  4. Vancouver Foundation Downtown Eastside Small Arts Grants (Deadline: opens Nov 2, 2023; closes Feb 2024 or until funds run out)

  5. The AFC: Emergency Financial Aid (Deadline: ongoing/constant intake)

  6. Vancouver Foundation Downtown Eastside Small Arts Grants (Applications for 2022/2023 are now open and will be accepted and processed in a rolling basis until funds run out)

  7. Unison Industry Assistance Fund (no deadline noted, constant intake)

  8. Creative BC: Passport to Markets Fund (Deadline: apply any time; Applications must be submitted at least 3 weeks prior to the commencement of the market)

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

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

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

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

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

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

  15. 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)

  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 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)

  19. 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)

  20. 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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