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May 2022 Grant Deadlines

Updated: May 24, 2022

Last Updated: May 24, 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. Vancouver Civic Theatres Grant (2022 Deadline: opens on April 21 for events that occur within the 2022 calendar year (before Dec 31, 2022). Applications will be received on a rolling basis until all funds have been dispersed)

  2. CC Strategic Innovation Fund: Cultivate Grants (2022 Deadlines: May 11 & Nov 16)

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

  4. 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)

  5. 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  16. 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)

  17. 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)

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

  19. 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)

  20. 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)

  21. 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)

  22. 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)

  23. 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  8. 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: FACTOR: Music Festival Reopening Fund (2022 Deadline: May 6)

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

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

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

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

  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)

DANCE DEADLINES:

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

THEATRE DEADLINES:

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

  4. 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. 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: Mary Phillips Award (Annual deadline is May 15)

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

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

  9. 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)

  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)

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

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

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

  15. 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)

  16. 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)

  17. 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)

  18. 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)

  19. 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)

  20. 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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