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

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

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

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

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

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

  10. 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)

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

  12. 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**

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

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

  15. 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)

  16. 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)

  17. 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)

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

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

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

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

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

  23. 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)

  24. 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)

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

  26. 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)

  27. 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)

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


MEDIA / FILM / LITERARY / VISUAL ARTS 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. 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. 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. 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: Aspiring Artist Awards (Deadline: ongoing/constant intake)

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

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

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

  8. 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)

  9. 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)

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

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

  12. 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)

  13. 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)

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

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

  16. 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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