Cultural Grants Program

A vibrant arts and cultural scene makes a city truly livable.

Our cultural grants support a wide range of arts and cultural activity in Vancouver through the following streams:

  • Communities and Artists Shifting Culture (CASC) project grants
  • Annual Assistance grants
  • Operating grants

Learn about funding, eligibility, terms and conditions, evaluation criteria and process for each grant stream below.

Applicants who are Deaf/deaf, Hard of Hearing, or live with a disability and need support to complete their grant applications may access funds to cover the costs of assistance from service providers.

What's happening

On September 11, 2019, Vancouver City Council unanimously approved Culture|Shift: Blanketing the City in Arts and Culture Vancouver Culture Plan 2020-2029.

Read the plan (12 MB)

Contact Cultural Services

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

Mailing address
Cultural Services
453 West 12th Ave
Vancouver, BC V5Y 1V4

culture@vancouver.ca

cultural.spaces@vancouver.ca

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