• MaryAnn Anderson

October 2020 Grant Deadlines

Updated: Oct 24

Check out the grant program deadlines for the month of Oct 2020 (click on program name to link directly to funder website for more details)

GENERAL / SERVICE / COMMUNITY (ALL DISCIPLINES) DEADLINES:

  1. CC ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Public Outreach (Deadline: extended to Oct 5 for both project and composite grants)

  2. CC EXPLORE & CREATE: Research and Creation (Deadline: Any time before the start date of your project or the part of your project for which you are seeking funding; application submitted before Oct 7 will receive notification by the end of Feb 2021)

  3. CC EXPLORE & CREATE: Concept to Realization (Project) (Deadline: Any time before the start date of your project or the part of your project for which you are seeking funding; application submitted before Oct 7 will receive notification by the end of Feb 2021)

  4. CC EXPLORE & CREATE: Concept to Realization (Composite) (Deadline: Oct 7)

  5. Disability Alliance of BC: Accessibility Project Grant Program (Deadline: Oct 9)

  6. NEW: Investment Readiness Program (IRP): Social Finance Fund (Deadline: Oct 9)

  7. City of Vancouver: Neighbourhood Matching Fund (Deadline: grant intake suspended for spring 2020; fall intake not yet announced; 2019 deadline was Oct 15)

  8. City of Vancouver: Transit Shelter Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: Oct 16)

  9. City of Vancouver: Video Screen Advertising Program (*Note: Advertising space on the screens is currently unavailable pending upgrade and replacement of the Robson and Granville video screens. The program will reopen to requests for campaigns when the new screens are up and running)

  10. BCAC Project Assistance: Community Arts Organizations (Deadline: Oct 15)

  11. Vancouver Foundation: Systems Change Grants (Deadline: opens Sept 21; closes Oct 16)

  12. NEW: BCAC Project Assistance: Arts Infrastructure Program (Deadline: Oct 19)

  13. Canada's Trade Accelerator Program (Deadline: Oct 20)

  14. NEW: New Horizons for Seniors Program: Community-based Projects (Deadline: Oct 20)

  15. NEW: LEVEL BIPOC Operations Grants (Deadline: Opens Oct 21; Eligibility assessment closes Nov 2)

  16. NEW: Community Economic Recovery Infrastructure Program (CERIP): Destination Development (DD) funding stream (Deadline: Oct 29)

  17. NEW: Community Economic Recovery Infrastructure Program (CERIP): Unique Heritage Infrastructure (UHI) funding stream (Deadline: Oct 29)

  18. NEW: (Canadian Red Cross) Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) – Granting Program for Non-Profits: Round 2 (Deadline: Oct 30)

  19. NEW: (Community Foundations of Canada) Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) (Deadline: Oct 30)

  20. NEW: (United Way) Emergency Community Support Fund Round 2 (ECSF) - Grants for Charities & Qualified Donees (Deadline: Oct 30)

  21. Destination BC: Tourism Events Program (Deadline: opens Sept 1; closes Oct 31)

  22. CLICK Funding Program (Deadline: Mar 31 & Oct 31)

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

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

  27. CC DIGITAL STRATEGY FUND – Digital Literacy and Intelligence: Single-phase initiatives (Ongoing deadline for initiatives with requests up to $50,000; NOTE: the DSF program will be ending in March 2021)

  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

FESTIVAL DEADLINES:

  1. Project Assistance: Professional Arts Festivals (Deadline: Oct 15)

THEATRE DEADLINES:

  1. CC ARTS ABROAD: Translation (Deadline: Any time before the start date of your project; Applications received by: Oct 21 2020 will receive results by end of Jan 2021; other 2020-21 cut off dates include: Jan 13, 2021)

  2. CC ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Translation (2020-21 Deadlines: June 17, Oct 21, 2020; Jan 13, 2021)

MEDIA / FILM / LITERARY / VISUAL ARTS DEADLINES:

  1. BCAC Project Assistance: Visual Arts Organizations (Deadline: Oct 15)

  2. BCAC Project Assistance: Media Arts Organizations (Deadline: Oct 15)

  3. BCAC Book Publishers – Projects (Deadline: Oct 15)

  4. Virtual Museum of Canada Investment Program - Medium and Large Investment Streams (Deadline: Oct 28)

  5. CC ARTS ABROAD: Translation (Deadline: Any time before the start date of your project; Applications received by: Oct 21 2020 will receive results by end of Jan 2021; other 2020-21 cut off dates include: Jan 13, 2021)

  6. CC ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Translation (2020-21 Deadlines: June 17, Oct 21, 2020; Jan 13, 2021)

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

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

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

MUSEUMS / HERITAGE DEADLINES:

  1. BCAC Projects Assistance: Museums and Indigenous Cultural Centres (Deadline: Oct 15)

  2. Virtual Museum of Canada Investment Program - Medium and Large Investment Streams (Deadline: Oct 28)

MUSIC DEADLINES:

  1. Creative BC: Career Development Program (Deadline: opens Sept 2; closes Oct 14)

  2. NEW: SOCAN Black Canadian Music Awards (Deadline: Oct 15)

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

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

INDIGENOUS ARTISTS / GROUPS DEADLINES:

  1. First Peoples Cultural Council: Arts Administrator Internships and Mentorships Program (Deadline Extended to: Oct 6)

  2. First Peoples Cultural Council: Community Arts Infrastructure Program (Deadline Extended to: Oct 6)

  3. First Peoples Cultural Council: Individual Artists Program (Deadline Extended to: Oct 6)

  4. First Peoples Cultural Council: Sharing Traditional Arts Across Generations Program (Deadline Extended to: Oct 6)

  5. First Peoples Cultural Council: Indigenous Music Initiative: Emerging Indigenous Music Industry Professionals Program (Deadline Extended to: Oct 6)

  6. First Peoples Cultural Council: Indigenous Music Initiative: Expanding Capacity in the Indigenous Music Recording Industry Program (Deadline Extended to: Oct 6)

  7. BCAC Projects Assistance: Museums and Indigenous Cultural Centres (Deadline: Oct 15)

  8. NEW: First Peoples Cultural Council: The Indigenous Heritage Micro-Grant (Deadline extended to: Nov 6)

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

  10. First Peoples Cultural Council: Arts Micro-Grants Program (Deadline: apply anytime; for projects ending March 31, 2021)

  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. Creative BC: Career Development Program (Deadline: Oct 14)

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

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

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

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

  6. SOCAN Foundation: Travel Assistance (Deadline: any time before travel starts)

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

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

  9. CC SUPPORTING ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Professional Development for Arts Professionals (Deadline: Any time before the start date of your project; Applications received by: Oct 14, 2020 will receive results by end of Jan 2021; other upcoming cut off dates include: Feb 3, 2021)

  10. CC EXPLORE & CREATE: Professional Development for Artists Deadline: Any time before the start date of your project; Applications received by: Oct 14, 2020 will receive results by end of Jan 2021; other upcoming cut off dates include: Feb 3, 2021)

  11. 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)

  12. 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)

  13. 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)

  14. 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)

  15. 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)

  16. 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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