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November 2023 Grant Deadlines

Updated: Oct 30, 2023

Last Updated: October 30, 2023

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

GENERAL / SERVICE / COMMUNITY (ALL DISCIPLINES) DEADLINES:

  1. BCAC Professional Arts Festivals - Project Assistance (2023 Deadlines: May 23 & Nov 2)

  2. BCAC Professional Arts Training - Project Assistance (2023 Deadlines: May 23 & Nov 2)

  3. CCA: Supporting Artistic Practice: Sector Innovation and Development (Project) (2023 Deadlines: May 3 & Nov 8)

  4. BC Rehab Foundation: Project Grant Program (2023 Deadlines: Feb 17, May 12, Aug 25, Nov 10)

  5. City of Vancouver: Transit Shelter Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Nov 10)

  6. City of Vancouver: Video Screen Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Nov 10)

  7. BCAC Arts Infrastructure (Nov 15)

  8. Canadian Race Relations Foundation: National Anti-Racism Fund: Event and Youth Initiative Grants (2023-24 Deadlines: Nov 15, 2023 & Jan 15, 2024)

  9. CCA Strategic Innovation Fund: Cultivate Grants (2023 Deadlines: May 10 & Nov 15)

  10. Updated: BC Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism Grants (2023 Deadline: Nov 20)

  11. Canadian Heritage: Celebrate Canada (Nov 21)

  12. City of Vancouver Cultural Operating Funding - Multi-Year (COFM) **invite only** (applications will open Oct 18; deadline closes Nov 22, 2023).

  13. City of Vancouver Cultural Operating Funding - Annual (COFA) (applications will open Oct 18; deadline closes Nov 29, 2023).

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

  15. Vancouver Civic Theatres Grant (2023 Deadline: opens on Dec 7, 2022 for events that occur within the 2023 calendar year (before Dec 31, 2023. Applications will be received on a rolling basis until all funds have been dispersed)

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

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

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

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

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

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

  22. 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)

  23. 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)

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

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

  26. 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)

  27. 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)

  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 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)

  31. 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. Digital Museums Canada: Community Stories Program (2023 Deadline: opens June 15; closes Dec 1)

  2. Digital Museums Canada: Digital Projects Program (2023 Deadline: opens June 15; closes Dec 1)

  3. Access Copyright Foundation: Events Grant (2023 Deadline not yet posted; 2022 deadline was Nov 1)

  4. BCAC: Visual Arts Organizations - Project Assistance (2023 Deadlines: May 23 & Nov 2)

  5. BCAC Media Arts Organizations - Project Assistance (2023 Deadlines: May 23 & Nov 2)

  6. BCAC Museums and Indigenous Cultural Centres - Projects Assistance (2023 Deadlines: May 23 & Nov 2)

  7. BCAC Literary Arts - Project Assistance (2023 Deadlines: May 23 & Nov 2)

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

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

  10. 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)

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

THEATRE DEADLINES:

DANCE DEADLINES:

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)

  2. BCAC Professional Performing Arts Organizations - Project Assistance (2023 Deadlines: May 23 & Nov 2)

  3. Music BC: Business Envelope Travel Grant (opens Sept 18; Closes Nov 3, 2023)

  4. SOCAN Foundation: Her Music Awards (Nov 15)

  5. Chorus America: Music Education Partnership Grants (includes eligibility for BC based groups) (2023 Deadline: opened Sept 26; closes Nov 17)

  6. Victoria Music Strategy Grant (Deadline: rolling intake. Applications will be reviewed at the end of each month, starting on May 31, 2023 until November 30, 2023, or until all funding is allocated)

  7. Creative BC: Music Industry Initiatives Program (2023-24 Deadline: Rolling intake until March 1, 2024, or until all funds are disbursed)

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

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

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

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

INDIGENOUS / BIPOC DEADLINES:

  1. Digital Museums Canada: Community Stories Program (2023 Deadline: opens June 15; closes Dec 1)

  2. Digital Museums Canada: Digital Projects Program (2023 Deadline: opens June 15; closes Dec 1)

  3. BCAC Museums and Indigenous Cultural Centres - Projects Assistance (2023 Deadlines: May 23 & Nov 2)

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

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

  6. 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. SOCAN Foundation: Her Music Awards (Nov 15)

  2. Vancouver Foundation Downtown Eastside Small Arts Grants (2023 Deadline not yet posted)

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

  4. 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)

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

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

  7. 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  18. 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)

  19. 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)

  20. 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)

  21. 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)

  22. 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)

  23. 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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