• MaryAnn Anderson

October 2022 Grant Deadlines

Updated: Sep 24

Last Updated: Sept 23, 2022

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

GENERAL / SERVICE / COMMUNITY (ALL DISCIPLINES) DEADLINES:

  1. ESDC New Horizons for Seniors Program: Community-based Projects (2022 Deadline: opens Sept 2; closes: Nov 1)

  2. Canadian Heritage: Arts Presentation Canada - Professional Arts Festivals and Performing Arts Series Presenters (Annual Deadlines: Apr 1 and Oct 1)

  3. FPCC: Arts Administrator Internships Program (2022 Deadline: Oct 4)

  4. NEW: Vancouver Foundation: Recovery and Resiliency Fund (Deadline: Sept 30; Update: Deadline extended to Oct 5)

  5. CC EXPLORE & CREATE: Research and Creation (Deadline: Any time before the start date of your project; application submitted before Oct 5 will receive notification by the end of Feb 2023)

  6. CC EXPLORE & CREATE: Concept to Realization (Project) (Deadline: Any time before the start date of your project; application submitted before Oct 5 will receive notification by the end of Feb 2023)

  7. CC EXPLORE & CREATE: Concept to Realization (Composite) (Deadline: Oct 5)

  8. Disability Alliance of BC: Accessibility Project Grant Program (Deadline: Oct 7)

  9. Canadian Heritage: Building Communities Through Arts & Heritage - Local Festivals Component (Deadline: Oct 15 for for festivals starting between July 1 and August 31, 2023)

  10. City of Vancouver: Transit Shelter Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: 2022 deadlines beyond Sept are not yet posted; check website for details)

  11. City of Vancouver: Video Screen Advertising Program (monthly deadlines: 2022 deadlines beyond Sept are not yet posted; check website for details)

  12. BCAC Project Assistance: Community Arts Organizations (2022 Deadlines: May 31 & Oct 17)

  13. Vancouver Heritage Foundation: Heritage Conservation Grants Program (Deadline: Oct 19)

  14. Face the World Foundation Grants (2022 Deadline: Oct 20)

  15. Port Metro Vancouver: Community Investment Program (2022 Deadlines: Jan 20, Apr 21, July 21, Oct 20)

  16. ArtStarts: Artists in The Classroom (AIC) Program (2022 Deadline: Oct 25)

  17. City of Vancouver: Communities and Artists Shifting Culture (CASC): Pilot Cultural Project Grants Program (Fall 2022 intake Deadline: opens Sept 14; closes Oct 26; Eligible projects will have a start date between Jan-June 2023)

  18. City of Vancouver: Neighbourhood Matching Fund (2022 Deadlines: Eligibility confirmation: Oct 14; Application: Oct 28)

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

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

  21. 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

  28. 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)

  29. 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)

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

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

  32. 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)

  33. 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)

  34. 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)

  35. 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)

  36. 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)

  37. 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.

DANCE DEADLINES:

  1. Canadian Heritage: Arts Presentation Canada - Professional Arts Festivals and Performing Arts Series Presenters (Annual Deadlines: Apr 1 and Oct 1)

  2. BCAC Project Assistance: Professional Performing Arts Organizations (2022 Deadlines: May 31 & Oct 17)

FESTIVAL DEADLINES:

  1. Canadian Heritage: Arts Presentation Canada - Professional Arts Festivals and Performing Arts Series Presenters (Annual Deadlines: Apr 1 and Oct 1)

  2. Canadian Heritage: Building Communities Through Arts & Heritage - Local Festivals Component (Deadline: Oct 15 for for festivals starting between July 1 and August 31, 2023)

  3. BCAC Project Assistance: Professional Arts Festivals (2022 Deadlines: May 31 & Oct 17)

THEATRE DEADLINES:

  1. Canadian Heritage: Arts Presentation Canada - Professional Arts Festivals and Performing Arts Series Presenters (Annual Deadlines: Apr 1 and Oct 1)

  2. BCAC Project Assistance: Professional Performing Arts Organizations (2022 Deadlines: May 31 & Oct 17)

  3. CC ARTS ABROAD: Translation (Deadline: Any time before the start date of your project; Applications received by: Oct 19, 2022, will receive results by the End of Jan 2023; other 2022-23 cut off dates include: Jan 11, 2023)

  4. CC ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Translation (2022-23 Deadlines: Jan 12, Jun 15, Oct 19, 2022; Jan 11, 2023)

MEDIA / FILM / LITERARY / VISUAL ARTS DEADLINES:

  1. BCAC Individual Arts Awards: Creative Writers (2022 Deadline: Oct 17)

  2. BCAC Project Assistance: Professional Literary Arts (2022 Deadlines: May 31 & Oct 17)

  3. BCAC Project Assistance: Media Arts Organizations (2022 Deadlines: May 31 & Oct 17)

  4. BCAC Project Assistance: Visual Arts Organizations (2022 Deadlines: May 31 & Oct 17)

  5. BCAC Project Assistance: Professional Arts Training (2022 Deadlines: May 31 & Oct 17)

  6. CC ARTS ABROAD: Translation (Deadline: Any time before the start date of your project; Applications received by: Oct 19, 2022, will receive results by the End of Jan 2023; other 2022-23 cut off dates include: Jan 11, 2023)

  7. CC ARTS ACROSS CANADA: Translation (2022-23 Deadlines: Jan 12, Jun 15, Oct 19, 2022; Jan 11, 2023)

  8. Canadian Heritage: Support for Organizations – Canada Book Fund (2022 Deadlines: Apr 30 & Oct 31)

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

  10. 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)

  11. 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)

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

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

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

MUSEUMS / HERITAGE DEADLINES:

  1. BCAC Projects Assistance: Museums and Indigenous Cultural Centres (2022 Deadlines: May 31 & Oct 17)

  2. Vancouver Heritage Foundation: Heritage Conservation Grants Program (Deadline: Oct 19)

MUSIC DEADLINES:

  1. Canadian Heritage: Arts Presentation Canada - Professional Arts Festivals and Performing Arts Series Presenters (Annual Deadlines: Apr 1 and Oct 1)

  2. FPCC: Indigenous Music Grants (2022 Deadline: Oct 4)

  3. FPCC: Music Industry Professionals Program (2022 Deadline: Oct 4)

  4. BCAC Project Assistance: Professional Performing Arts Organizations (2022 Deadlines: May 31 & Oct 17)

  5. Creative BC Career Development (BC Artists) Program (2022 Deadline: opens Sept 7; closes Oct 19)

  6. Creative BC: Live Music Program: Presentation (2022 Deadline: opens Sept 14; closes Oct 26)

  7. Creative BC: Live Music Program: Business Development Stream (2022 Deadline: opens Sept 14; closes Oct 26)

  8. SOCAN Black Canadian Music Awards (2022 deadline: Oct 31)

  9. SOCAN: Her Music Awards (2022 Deadline: Oct 31)

  10. Creative BC Music Industry Initiatives Program (Deadline: constant intake; opens Aug 4, 2021; until March 1, 2023, or until funds are no longer available)

  11. Creative BC: Record in BC: Out of Province Artists (2022 Deadline: opens Aug 3; rolling deadline until Nov 30)

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

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

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

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

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

INDIGENOUS / BIPOC DEADLINES:

  1. FPCC: Arts Administrator Internships Program (2022 Deadline: Oct 4)

  2. FPCC: Individual Artists Grant (2022 Deadline: Oct 4)

  3. FPCC: Organizations and Collectives Program (2022 Deadline: Oct 4)

  4. FPCC: Sharing Traditional Arts Across Generations Program (2022 Deadline: Oct 4)

  5. FPCC: Indigenous Music Grants (2022 Deadline: Oct 4)

  6. FPCC: Music Industry Professionals Program (2022 Deadline: Oct 4)

  7. FPCC: Community Arts Spaces (2022 Deadline: Oct 4)

  8. FPCC: Indigenous Arts Scholarships & Mentorships (2022 Deadline: Oct 4)

  9. FPCC: Braided Knowledge Grant (2022 Deadline: Oct 7)

  10. FPCC: Heritage Stewardship Program (2022 Deadline: Oct 14)

  11. BCAC Projects Assistance: Museums and Indigenous Cultural Centres (2022 Deadlines: May 31 & Oct 17)

  12. FPCC: Heritage Infrastructure Program (2022 Deadline: Oct 21)

  13. SOCAN: TD Indigenous Songwriter Award (2022 Deadline: Oct 31)

  14. SOCAN Black Canadian Music Awards (2022 deadline: Oct 31)

  15. 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)

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

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

  18. 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. FPCC: Arts Administrator Internships Program (2022 Deadline: Oct 4)

  2. FPCC: Individual Artists Grant (2022 Deadline: Oct 4)

  3. FPCC: Sharing Traditional Arts Across Generations Program (2022 Deadline: Oct 4)

  4. FPCC: Indigenous Music Grants (2022 Deadline: Oct 4)

  5. FPCC: Music Industry Professionals Program (2022 Deadline: Oct 4)

  6. FPCC: Indigenous Arts Scholarships & Mentorships (2022 Deadline: Oct 4)

  7. CC EXPLORE & CREATE: Research and Creation (Deadline: Any time before the start date of your project; application submitted before Oct 5 will receive notification by the end of Feb 2023)

  8. CC EXPLORE & CREATE: Concept to Realization (Project) (Deadline: Any time before the start date of your project; application submitted before Oct 5 will receive notification by the end of Feb 2023)

  9. CC EXPLORE & CREATE: Concept to Realization (Composite) (Deadline: Oct 5)

  10. 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)

  11. CC EXPLORE & CREATE: Professional Development for Artists (Deadline: Any time before the start date of your project; Applications received by: Oct 13, 2022 will receive results by end of Jan 2023; other upcoming cut off dates include: Feb 1, 2023)

  12. BCAC Individual Arts Awards: Creative Writers (2022 Deadline: Oct 17)

  13. BCAC: Professional Development (2022 Deadlines: Feb 7 & Oct 17)

  14. Creative BC Career Development (BC Artists) Program (2022 Deadline: opens Sept 7; closes Oct 19)

  15. CCA Explore & Create: Professional Development for Artists (Deadline: any time before the start date of your project/activity; Applications submitted before Oct 19, 2022 will receive results by the end of Sept 2022; other 22/23 'deadlines': 7 Feb 2, 2023)

  16. SOCAN Black Canadian Music Awards (2022 deadline: Oct 31)

  17. SOCAN: Her Music Awards (2021 Deadline: Oct 31)

  18. SOCAN: TD Indigenous Songwriter Award (2022 Deadline: Oct 31)

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

  20. NEW: Unison Live Music Workers Fund (opened Sept, 2022; deadline March 23, 2023)

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

  22. 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)

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

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

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

  26. Vancouver Foundation Downtown Eastside Small Arts Grants (Applications open on Nov 22, 2021 and will be accepted and processed in a rolling basis until funds run out)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  35. 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)

  36. 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)

  37. 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)

  38. 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)

  39. 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)

  40. 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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