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January 2023 Grant Deadlines

Updated: 4 days ago

Last Updated: January 22, 2023

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

GENERAL / SERVICE / COMMUNITY (ALL DISCIPLINES) DEADLINES:

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

  2. Library & Archives Canada: Documentary Heritage Communities Program (Deadline: Jan 12)

  3. Canada Summer Jobs (Deadline: Jan 12)

  4. Telus Community Grants (Vancouver, Vancouver Island & interior Boards) (2023 Deadline: Jan 13, Mar 24, Sept 15)

  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. 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)

  7. Destination BC: Indigenous Tourism BC: “Spark" Mentorships & Grants Program (Deadline: Jan 18)

  8. Capital Regional District: Projects, Series and Extended Programming Grants (Deadline: Jan 19)

  9. BC Touring Council: Into the Act Program (Deadline: Jan 20)

  10. City of Vancouver: Transit Shelter Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Jan 20)

  11. City of Vancouver: Video Screen Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Jan 20)

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

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

  14. NEW: BCMA: BC Family Day Activity Grants (Deadline: Jan 30)

  15. Canadian Heritage - Building Communities Through Arts & Heritage - Local Festivals (Deadlines: Jan 31 – for festivals starting between Sept 1 and Dec 31; Apr 30 – for festivals starting between Jan 1 and June 30; Oct 15 – for festivals starting between July 1 and Aug 31)

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

  17. 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

  24. 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)

  25. 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)

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

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

  28. 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)

  29. 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)

  30. 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)

  31. 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)

  32. 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)

  33. 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. CC ARTS ABROAD: Translation (Deadline: Any time before the start date of your project; Applications received by Jan 11, 2023 will receive results by the end of April 2023)

  3. CC ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Translation (Deadline: Any time before the start date of your project; Applications received by Jan 11, 2023 will receive results by the end of April 2023)

  4. Canadian Heritage: Support for Publishers: Business Development – Canada Book Fund (Deadline: Jan 31)

  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)

MUSEUMS / HERITAGE DEADLINES:

  1. Library & Archives Canada: Documentary Heritage Communities Program (Deadline: Jan 12)

  2. Young Canada Works (YCW) Program: YCW in Heritage Organizations (Deadline: Jan 20)

  3. Young Canada Works (YCW) Program: YCW at Building Careers in Heritage (Deadline: Jan 20)

MUSIC DEADLINES:

  1. Music BC: Let’s Hear It! Live : Digital Concert Series (Deadline: Jan 20)

  2. BC Touring Council: Into the Act Program (Deadline: Jan 20)

  3. Music BC: Domestic and International Travel Grants (2023 Deadlines: Jan 27 & May 26)

  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)

THEATRE / DANCE / FESTIVAL DEADLINES:

  1. BC Touring Council: Into the Act Program (Deadline: Jan 20)

INDIGENOUS / BIPOC ARTISTS / GROUPS DEADLINES:

  1. First Peoples' Cultural Council: Mentor-Apprentice Program (Language) (Deadline: Jan 9)

  2. First Peoples Cultural Council: Youth Empowered Speakers Program (Deadline: Jan 9)

  3. Destination BC: Indigenous Tourism BC: “Spark" Mentorships & Grants Program (Deadline: Jan 18)

  4. First Peoples Cultural Council: Language Technology Program (Deadline: Jan 24)

  5. First Peoples Cultural Council - Language Revitalization Planning Program (Deadline: Jan 25)

  6. YVR Art Foundation - Emerging Artist Scholarship Program (Deadline: Jan 27)

  7. YVR Art Foundation - Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Program (Deadline: Jan 27)

  8. 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)

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

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

  11. 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. Music BC: Let’s Hear It! Live : Digital Concert Series (Deadline: Jan 20)

  2. Music BC: Domestic and International Travel Grants (Deadline: Jan 27)

  3. YVR Art Foundation - Emerging Artist Scholarship Program (Deadline: Jan 27)

  4. YVR Art Foundation - Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Program (Deadline: Jan 27)

  5. CCA SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Professional Development for Arts Professionals (Deadline: apply anytime; Application received by Jan 25, 2023 will receive results by end of May 2023)

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

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

  8. CC ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Circulation and Touring (Deadline: apply any time; Note: Applications submitted before: Dec 7, 2022 - will received results by end of April 2023)

  9. CC ARTS ABROAD: Circulation and Touring (Deadline: apply any time; Note: Applications submitted before: Dec 7, 2022 - will received results by end of April 2023)

  10. CC ARTS ABROAD: Residencies (Deadline: apply any time; Note: Applications submitted before: Dec 7, 2022 - will received results by end of April 2023)

  11. 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)

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

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

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

  15. 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)

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

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

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

  19. 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  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 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 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)

  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)

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