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Community & Neighbourhood Arts Development Grant Program

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Does your group hold a parade, festival, or other arts or cultural projects that promote unique Vancouver communities and neighbourhoods through arts and cultural activities?

Your group may be eligible for grant money for planning, running, or promoting that event or project.

These high-demand funds are available just once per year.

Please review the information guide below and contact Cultural Services to discuss your group's eligibility and receive an application form.

Current status  Not accepting applications

Eligible applicants

  • Vancouver-based, not-for-profit arts or culture organizations
  • In operation for at least six months before the application deadline

Eligible projects

  • Festivals, celebrations, and major parades
  • Community arts projects
  • Artist residency within a neighbourhood or community
  • Neighbourhood or community art plans
  • Community arts services and resources (workshops, conferences, research, and other learning opportunities for community arts)

Ineligible projects

  • Projects which are not focused on artistic or cultural activities
  • Sporting events
  • Demonstrations, marches, and rallies

How to apply

  1. Read the information guide PDF icon (50 KB)

    The information guide has details about:

    • Program description and objectives
    • Eligible applicants, projects, and activities
    • Grant funding uses and amounts
    • Assessment  of applications
    • Conditions of assistance
  2. Contact us to discuss your eligibility and benefit from valuable advice.
  3. If your group and project are eligible, we email you a link to the online application form for you to complete.

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Cultural Services
Woodward's Heritage Building
501 - 111 West Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4

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Grant recipients

2014 Community & Neighbourhood Arts Development Grant recipients

View a list of Vancouver arts and culture groups awarded a Community & Neighbourhood Arts Development Grant in 2014.

Last modified: Tue, 11 Mar 2014 09:46:55