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January 2024 Grant Deadlines

Updated: Jan 16

Last Updated: January 16, 2024

Check out the grant program deadlines for the month of January 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. NEW: Pacific Economic Development Canada: Tourism Growth Program (BC) (Deadline: opens Nov 20, 2023; closes Feb 20; note online info session on Dec 6, 2023)

  3. Updated: BCAC: Arts Impact Grant (2024 deadline: open Jan 11; closes April 2)

  4. CCA STRATEGIC INNOVATION FUND: Digital Generator Stream 1 (Deadline: Jan 8 - last chance to apply!)

  5. CCA Strategic Innovation Fund: Digital Greenhouse (Deadline: Jan 8 - last chance to apply!)

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

  7. NEW: CCA Canada-Korea Co-creation Fund (Deadline: Jan 18)

  8. Young Canada Works (YCW) Program: YCW in Heritage Organizations (Deadline: Jan 19;  note online info session on Jan 10, 2024 & that the program is open to more than just museums!)

  9. Young Canada Works (YCW) Program: YCW at Building Careers in Heritage (Deadline: Jan 19;  note online info session on Jan 10, 2024 & that the program is open to more than just museums!)

  10. 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)

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

  12. 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)

  13. 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)

  14. 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)

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

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

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

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

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

  20. 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)

  21. 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)

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


MEDIA / FILM / LITERARY / VISUAL ARTS DEADLINES:

  1. Indigenous Screen Office: Story Fund: Marketing, Promotion and Distribution (Deadline: opens June 7, 2023; rolling deadline or until Mar 1, 2024)

  2. CCA ARTS ABROAD: Translation (NEW 2024 Deadline Jan 10, June 5, Sept 25)

  3. CCA ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Translation (NEW 2024 Deadlines: Jan 10, June 5, Sept 25)

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

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

  6. 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)

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


MUSEUMS / HERITAGE DEADLINES:

  1. Young Canada Works (YCW) Program: YCW in Heritage Organizations (Deadline: Jan 19;  note online info session on Jan 10, 2024 & that the program is open to more than just museums!)

  2. Young Canada Works (YCW) Program: YCW at Building Careers in Heritage (Deadline: Jan 19;  note online info session on Jan 10, 2024 & that the program is open to more than just museums!)


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; Next Intake: Mar 18, 2024, to support initiatives that take place between April 1st, 2024, to Sept 30th, 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)


THEATRE DEADLINES:

  1. CCA ARTS ABROAD: Translation (NEW 2024 Deadlines: Jan 10, June 5, Sept 25)

  2. CCA ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Translation (NEW 2024 Deadlines: Jan 10, June 5, Sept 25)


INDIGENOUS / BIPOC ARTISTS & GROUPS DEADLINES:

  1. Indigenous Screen Office: Story Fund: Marketing, Promotion and Distribution (Deadline: opens June 7, 2023; rolling deadline or until Mar 1, 2024)

  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. 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. NEW: CCA Canada-Korea Co-creation Fund (Deadline: Jan 18)

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

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

  5. 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)

  6. 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)

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

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

  9. 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)

  10. 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)

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

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

  13. 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)

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

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

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