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February 2023 Grant Deadlines

Updated: 5 days ago

Last Updated: January 22, 2023

Check out the grant program deadlines for the month of February 2023 (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. CRS - Co-Op Community Spaces Program (2023deadline not yet posted; 2021 application period was Feb 1 and Mar 1)

  3. Canadian Heritage: Youth Forums Canada (2023 Deadline; Feb 3)

  4. Port Metro Vancouver: Community Investment Program (2023 Deadlines: Feb 9 & Aug 31)

  5. Vancouver Foundation: Participatory Action Research Grants (2023 Deadline: Full applications for Convene grants & stage 1 of Investigate grants open on Jan 16; closes Feb 13)

  6. Vancouver Foundation: LEVEL BIPOC Grants Operations Grants (2023 deadline: Stage 1 Letter of Intent opens Jan 23; closes Feb 15)

  7. Regional District of Central Kootenay: Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiative (Deadline: Feb 17)

  8. NEW: Community Services Recovery Fund (2023 Deadline: open on Jan 6; closes Feb 21)

  9. BCAC: Project Assistance: Community Arts Festivals (2023 Deadline: Feb 23)

  10. City of Vancouver Cultural Spaces Grants - Statement of Intent to Apply (SIA application deadline: Feb 24; Application Open: Jan17, closes Mar 8) - At least three weeks prior to the SOI deadline contact cultural planners for access to the online grants portal)

  11. City of Vancouver: Communities and Artists Shifting Culture (CASC): Cultural Project Grants Program (Spring 2023 Intake Deadline: opens Jan 25; closes Mar 8)

  12. BC Rehab Foundation: Project Grant Program (2023 Deadlines: Feb 17, May 12, Aug 25, Nov 10)

  13. City of Vancouver: Transit Shelter Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Feb 17)

  14. City of Vancouver: Video Screen Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Feb 17)

  15. Creative BC: International Industry Initiatives Program (Deadline: apply anytime)

  16. Vancouver Civic Theatres Grant (2023 Deadline: opens on Dec 7, 2022 for events that occur within the 2023 calendar year (before Dec 31, 20223. Applications will be received on a rolling basis until all funds have been dispersed)

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

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

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

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

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

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

  23. 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)

  24. 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)

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

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

  27. 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)

  28. 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)

  29. 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)

  30. 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)

  31. 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)

  32. 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. NEW: The Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP) (2023 Deadline: opens Jan 3; closes May 31)

  2. Storytellers of Canada: Emerging Storyteller Award (Deadline: Feb 1)

  3. Access Copyright Foundation Marian Hebb Research Grants (Deadline: Feb 15)

  4. Storytellers of Canada: Storykeepers Award (2023 Deadline TBA; 2022 deadline was Feb 15)

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

  6. 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)

  7. 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)

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

MUSIC DEADLINES:

  1. FACTOR: Artist Development Program (Deadlines: Feb 2)

  2. FACTOR: Envelope Funding for Music Companies (Deadline: Feb 9)

  3. SOCAN: Canadian Music Assistance (2023 Deadline TBA; 2022 deadline was Feb 27)

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

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

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

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

INDIGENOUS / BIPOC ARTISTS / GROUPS DEADLINES:

  1. 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)

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

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

  4. 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. CCA Explore & Create: Professional Development for Artists (Deadline: any time before the start date of your project/activity; Applications submitted before Feb 1, 2023 will receive results by the End of May 2023)

  2. FACTOR: Artist Development Program (Deadlines: Feb 2)

  3. NEW: The AFC Reactivation Program (Deadline: ongoing/constant intake)

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

  5. 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)

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

  7. Unison Live Music Workers Fund (opened Sept, 2022; deadline March 23, 2023)

  8. Music BC: JUMPSTART: music career consultation & coaching service (no deadline, service on demand)

  9. 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)

  10. SOCAN: Professional Development Assistance Program (2022 Deadline: ongoing)

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

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

  13. 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  21. 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)

  22. 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)

  23. 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)

  24. 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)

  25. 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)

  26. 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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