Arts and culture facilities are essential to every vibrant, healthy community, so we offer funding to help non-profit organizations buy, build, renovate, or expand a cultural space.
If that describes your organization, you may be eligible for funding.
Conditions apply, so check out the program guidelines below for all of the details.
|Current status:||Meetings may be scheduled to discuss your 2017 submission. These mandatory meetings will be booked until March 31, 2017.|
|Next application deadline:||April 12, 2017 at 4:00pm|
Your organization must be a registered Vancouver-based non-profit society, charitable organization, or non-profit cooperative with a strong cultural mandate having an independent, active governing body composed of volunteers. Local First Nations Band Councils are also eligible to apply.
We don't fund organizations that:
Your organization may apply for this grant to:
The funding cannot pay for:
The guidelines explain:
If your group and project are eligible, we will email you an invitation to apply online. The completed application form must be submitted by the deadline. We will also send you an invitation to an information session on the online application process, and valuable information on the grant itself
Read how we are helping arts, culture organizations, and artists with their cultural space projects.
This easy-to-use checklist helps you determine your organization's financial- and planning readiness.
An 8-page tool to help your organization with its space planning projects. The checklist uses the same basic criteria for assessment that the Cultural Infrastructure Assessment Committee will use to review your application. Your project application will be strengthened by considering the topics contained in the checklist.
Use this guide to help you draw up a memorandum of understanding (MOU) or partnership agreement between collaborating organizations.
A scope of work answers the who, why, what, how, and how-much questions, and should be used to solicit comparable and competitive bids from organizations who wish to provide goods and services. These guidelines explain the elements that should be included in a scope of work.
Get information about planning/capital grants for cultural spaces, energy/sustainability grants, and other financial help.
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View previous recipients of Vancouver's Cultural Infrastructure Grants: who received grants, how much the grant was, and what the grant will be used for.
Location and mailing address
Woodward's Heritage Building
501 - 111 West Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4