• MaryAnn Anderson

May 2022 Grant Deadlines

Updated: May 5

Last Updated: May 5, 2022


Check out the grant program deadlines for the month of May 2022 (click on program name to link directly to funder website for more details)

GENERAL / SERVICE / COMMUNITY (ALL DISCIPLINES) DEADLINES:

  1. CCA: Supporting Artistic Practice: Sector Innovation and Development (Composite) (Deadline: May 4)

  2. CCA: Supporting Artistic Practice: Sector Innovation and Development (Project) (Deadlines: May 4 & Nov 9)

  3. Metro Vancouver: Regional Cultural Project Grants (2022 Deadline was May 4)

  4. Canadian Heritage: Strategic Initiatives Program (2022 Deadline: May 12)

  5. NEW Deadline: BCAC Arts-Based Community Development & Leon and Thea Koerner Award (2022 Deadline: May 17)

  6. BC Rehab Foundation: Project Grant Program (2022 Deadlines: Feb 18, May 20, Aug 26, Nov 10)

  7. City of Vancouver: Transit Shelter Advertising Program (2022 Deadlines: Jan 14, Feb 18, Mar 18, Apr 15, May 20, June 15, July 15, Aug 19, Sept 17)

  8. City of Vancouver: Video Screen Advertising Program (2022 Deadlines: Jan 14, Feb 18, Mar 18, Apr 15, May 20, June 15, July 15, Aug 19, Sept 17)

  9. NEW Deadline: Creative BC: Interactive Fund (2022 Deadline: May 26)

  10. NEW Deadlines: BCAC Project Assistance: Professional Arts Festivals (2022 Deadlines: May 31 & Oct 15)

  11. NEW Deadlines: BCAC Project Assistance: Professional Arts Training Organizations (2022 Deadlines: May 31 & Oct 15)

  12. NEW Deadline: Destination BC: Tourism Events Program (2022 Deadlines: May 31; Eligible events must take place between Oct 1, 2022, and Sept 30, 2023)

  13. NEW: Creative BC: Domestic Industry Initiatives Program (2022 Deadline: now open for 2022/2023. Applications are rolling until all funds have been allocated)

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

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

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

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

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

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

  20. 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)

  21. 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)

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

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

  24. 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)

  25. 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)

  26. 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)

  27. 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)

  28. 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)

  29. 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. Canadian Heritage: Support for Publishers: Publishing Support – Canada Book Fund (Deadline: May 2)

  2. CCA Supporting Artistic Practice: Literary Publishing Projects (Deadline: May 4)

  3. NEW Deadlines: BCAC Project Assistance: Arts Periodicals (2022 Deadline: May 31 & Oct 15)

  4. NEW Deadlines: BCAC Project Assistance: Professional Literary Arts (2022 Deadline: May 31 & Oct 15)

  5. NEW Deadlines: BCAC Project Assistance: Media Arts Organizations (2022 Deadlines: May 31 & Oct 15)

  6. NEW Deadlines: BCAC Project Assistance: Book Publishers (2022 Deadlines: May 31 & Oct 15)

  7. NEW Deadlines: BCAC Project Assistance: Visual Arts Organizations (2022 Deadlines: May 31 & Oct 15)

  8. Bell Media: Script Development Program (Deadline: apply anytime)

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

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

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

MUSIC DEADLINES:

  1. FACTOR: Juried Sound Recording (2022 Deadlines: May 5 & Nov 17)

  2. NEW: ARC Artist Intensive Accelerator Program (2022 Deadline: opens Apr 11; closes May 15)

  3. NEW Deadlines: BCAC Project Assistance: Professional Music (2022 Deadlines: May 31 & Oct 15)

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

  5. Music BC: Let’s Hear It! Live : Digital Concert Series (Deadline: apply anytime, constant intake)

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

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

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

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

DANCE DEADLINES:

  1. NEW Deadlines: BCAC Project Assistance: Professional Dance (2022 Deadlines: May 31 & Oct 15)

THEATRE DEADLINES:

  1. Jessie Awards: Colin Campbell Award for Excellence in Technical Theatre (Theatre Artists) (Annual deadline is May 15)

  2. Jessie Awards: The John Moffat & Larry Lillo Award (Theatre Artists) (Annual deadline is May 15)

  3. Jessie Awards: Mary Phillips Award (Annual deadline is May 15)

  4. Jessie Awards: Vancouver NOW Representation & Inclusion Award (Annual deadline is May 15)

  5. NEW Deadlines: BCAC Project Assistance: Professional Theatre (2022 Deadlines: May 31 & Oct 15)

INDIGENOUS / BIPOC ARTISTS / GROUPS DEADLINES:

  1. FPCC: The Arts Micro-Grant Program (2022 Deadline: Funding for eligible applicants will be distributed as applications are received until the funds are fully expended up until May 6, 2022)

  2. NEW Deadlines: BCAC: Projects Assistance: Museums and Indigenous Cultural Centres (2022 Deadlines: May 31 & Oct 15)

  3. Jessie Awards: Vancouver NOW Representation & Inclusion Award (Annual deadline is May 15)

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

  5. 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)

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

INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS /ADMINISTRATORS (ALL DISCIPLINES) DEADLINES:

  1. NEW Program: BCAC Project Assistance: Individual Artists: Performing Arts (2022 Deadline TBA; to launch mid-April 2022)

  2. BCAC: Scholarship Awards (2022 Deadline: May 2)

  3. FACTOR: Juried Sound Recording (2022 Deadlines: May 5 & Nov 17)

  4. CCA SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Professional Development for Arts Professionals (Deadline: apply anytime; Application received by May 11, 2022 will receive results in by end of Aug 2022; Oct 12, 2022 will receive results by end of Jan 2022; Jan 25, 2023 will receive results by end of May 2023)

  5. NEW: ARC Artist Intensive Accelerator Program (2022 Deadline: opens Apr 11; closes May 15)

  6. Jessie Awards: Colin Campbell Award for Excellence in Technical Theatre (Theatre Artists) (Annual deadline is May 15)

  7. Jessie Awards: The John Moffat & Larry Lillo Award (Theatre Artists) (Annual deadline is May 15)

  8. Jessie Awards: Mary Phillips Award (Annual deadline is May 15)

  9. Jessie Awards: Vancouver NOW Representation & Inclusion Award (Annual deadline is May 15)

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

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

  12. 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)

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

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

  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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