Arts and culture facilities are essential to every vibrant, healthy community.
Cultural spaces grants support Vancouver-based arts and cultural spaces operated by non-profit cultural societies, co-ops, registered charities, xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam Indian Band), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish Nation), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh Nation) or urban Indigenous non-profit organizations.
Types of grants
The grants program includes the following facility operating and capital infrastructure, planning, and urgent life-safety grants.
Key dates for spring intake
|Application opens:||January 2022|
|Application deadline:||March 2, 2022|
|Applications assessed:||March/April 2022|
|Recommendations to Council:||May 2022|
How to apply
- Confirm eligibility. To ensure you are eligible, read the cultural spaces grants program information guide and glossary of terms PDF file (527 KB).
- At least three weeks prior to application deadline, request access to the statement of intent to apply form by contacting cultural planners:
- If your proposal is eligible, you will be invited to submit an online application.
View the previous years' Cultural Grant allocations:
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.
Contact Cultural Services
Woodward's Heritage Building
501 - 111 West Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4
453 West 12th Ave
Vancouver, BC V5Y 1V4