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February 2024 Grant Deadlines

Updated: Feb 8

Last Updated: February 8, 2024

Check out the grant program deadlines for the month of February 2024 (click on program name to link directly to funder website for more details)



GENERAL / SERVICE / COMMUNITY (ALL DISCIPLINES) DEADLINES:

  1. CCA STRATEGIC INNOVATION FUND: Digital Generator Stream 2 (NEW 2024 Deadline: apply any time before the start date of your project, until Sept 1, 2024; notification within 4 months)

  2. BCAC: Arts Impact Grant (2024 deadline: open Jan 11; closes April 2) **Check out my Substack feature on this program**

  3. NEW: Pacific Economic Development Canada: Tourism Growth Program (BC) (Deadline: opens Nov 20, 2023; closes Feb 20) Check out my Substack feature on this program*

  4. City of Vancouver Communities and Artists Shifting Culture (CASC) Project Grant Program (Spring 2024 Deadline: opens Jan 24; closes Mar 6)

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

  6. CRS - Co-Op Community Spaces Program (2024 Deadline: opens Feb 1 and closes Mar 1)

  7. NEW: BC Fairs, Festivals and Events (BCFFE) Fund (2024 Deadline: opens Feb 7; closes Feb 25)

  8. CCA ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Circulation & Touring (NEW 2024 Deadlines: Feb 14, June 26, Oct 30)

  9. CCA ARTS ABROAD: Circulation & Touring (NEW 2024 Deadlines: Feb 14, June 26, Oct 30)

  10. CCA ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (NEW 2024 Deadlines: Feb 14, June 26, Oct 30)

  11. Port Metro Vancouver: Community Investment Program (2024 Deadlines: Feb 15 for projects and initiatives that require funding between Mar-Aug 2024 & July 18 for projects and initiatives that require funding between Sept-Jan of the following year)

  12. BC Rehab Foundation: Project Grant Program (2024 Deadlines: Feb 16, May 10, Sept 13, Nov 15)

  13. City of Vancouver: Transit Shelter Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Feb 16) 

  14. City of Vancouver: Video Screen Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Feb 16)

  15. Regional District of Central Kootenay: Columbia Basin Trust Resident Directed Grants (Deadline: Feb 21)

  16. City of Vancouver Cultural Spaces Grant Program (Affordable Spaces Grants, Cultural Infrastructure Grants (CIG), Small Grants for Cultural Spaces and Critical Assistance Grants) (2024 Deadlines: Statement of Intent to apply: opens Jan 9, closes Feb 21; full application deadline is Mar 6) **Check out my Substack feature on this program**

  17. CCA STRATEGIC INNOVATION FUND: Seed Grants (NEW 2024 Deadlines: Feb 21 & July 10)

  18. BCAC: Project Assistance: Community Arts Festivals (2024 Deadline: Feb 22)

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

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

  21. CCA EXPLORE & CREATE: Research & Creation (NEW 2024 Deadline: apply any time before the start date of your project /part of your project for which you are seeking funding; notification within 5 months)

  22. CCA EXPLORE & CREATE: Concept to Realization - Project Grants (NEW 2024 Deadline: apply any time before the start date of your project /part of your project for which you are seeking funding; notification within 5 months)

  23. CCA ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Foreign Artists Tour Program (NEW 2024 Deadline: apply any time before the start date of your project / activity; notification within 6 months)

  24. CCA ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (Deadlines: Any time before your departure date; notification within 3 months)

  25. CCA ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Representation and Promotion (Deadlines: Any time before your departure date; notification within 3 months)

  26. CCA ARTS ABROAD: Travel (Deadlines: Any time before your departure date; notification within 3 months)

  27. CCA ARTS ABROAD: Representation and Promotion (Deadlines: Any time before your departure date; notification within 3 months)

  28. CCA ARTS ABROAD: Co-Productions (NEW 2024 Deadline: apply any time before the start date of your project / activity; notification within 6 months)

  29. CCA 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)

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

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

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

  33. 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)

  34. 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)

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

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


MEDIA / FILM / LITERARY / VISUAL ARTS DEADLINES:

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

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

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

  4. 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)

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


MUSIC DEADLINES:

  1. NEW: Creative BC - Amplify BC: Business Foundations Program (Deadline: Feb 15) - sign up for an upcoming info session: Jan 18, 2–3pm (online); Jan 29, 6:30–8:00 pm, Creative BC offices (in-person); Feb 7, 3–4 pm (online)

  2. SOCAN: Canadian Music Assistance (Deadline: Feb 15)

  3. SOCAN: Canadian Work Commissioning Assistance (Deadline: Feb 15)

  4. Creative BC: Amplify BC - BC Demo Recording Grant (Deadline: Feb 15)

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

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

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

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

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


INDIGENOUS / BIPOC ARTISTS / GROUPS DEADLINES:

  1. NEW: Creative BC - Amplify BC: Business Foundations Program (Deadline: Feb 15) - sign up for an upcoming info session: Jan 18, 2–3pm (online); Jan 29, 6:30–8:00 pm, Creative BC offices (in-person); Feb 7, 3–4 pm (online)

  2. YVR Art Foundation - Emerging Artist Scholarship Program (2024 deadline: Feb 23)

  3. YVR Art Foundation - Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Program (2024 deadline: Feb 23)

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

  5. YVR Art Foundation: Aspiring Artist Awards (Deadline: ongoing/constant intake)

  6. CCA CREATING, KNOWING AND SHARING (Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples): Travel (Deadlines: Any time before your departure date)

  7. CCA CREATING, KNOWING AND SHARING (Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples): Small-Scale Activities (NEW 2024 Deadlines: apply any time before the start date of your project / activity; notification within 3 months)


INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS / ADMINISTRATORS (ALL DISCIPLINES) DEADLINES:

  1. Vancouver Foundation Downtown Eastside Small Arts Grants (2023-24 Deadline: opened Nov 3, 2023; closing Feb 2024 or when funding is expenses)

  2. CCA ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Circulation & Touring (NEW 2024 Deadlines: Feb 14, June 26, Oct 30)

  3. CCA ARTS ABROAD: Circulation & Touring (NEW 2024 Deadlines: Feb 14, June 26, Oct 30)

  4. CCA ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (NEW 2024 Deadlines: Feb 14, June 26, Oct 30)

  5. Creative BC: Amplify BC - BC Demo Recording Grant (Deadline: Feb 15)

  6. SOCAN: Canadian Work Commissioning Assistance (Deadline: Feb 15)

  7. CCA STRATEGIC INNOVATION FUND: Seed Grants (NEW 2024 Deadlines: Feb 21 & July 10)

  8. YVR Art Foundation - Emerging Artist Scholarship Program (2024 deadline: Feb 23)

  9. YVR Art Foundation - Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Program (2024 deadline: Feb 23)

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

  11. YVR Art Foundation: Aspiring Artist Awards (Deadline: ongoing/constant intake)

  12. CCA EXPLORE & CREATE: Professional Development for Artists (NEW 2024 Deadlines: apply any time before the start date of your activity; notification within 4 months)

  13. CCA EXPLORE & CREATE: Research & Creation (NEW 2024 Deadlines: apply any time before the start date of your project /part of your project for which you are seeking funding; notification within 5 months)

  14. CCA EXPLORE & CREATE: Concept to Realization - Project Grants (NEW 2024 Deadlines: apply any time before the start date of your project /part of your project for which you are seeking funding; notification within 5 months)

  15. CCA ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Travel (Deadlines: Any time before your departure date; notification within 3 months)

  16. CCA ARTS ABROAD: Travel (Deadlines: Any time before your departure date; notification within 3 months)

  17. CCA 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)

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

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

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

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

  22. 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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