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Cultural Spaces Grant Program

2024 intake for all Cultural Spaces grant programs is now closed.

All submitted applications are now under review.

Subscribe to VanCulture news for updates on the 2025 Grant intake, tentatively scheduled to open January 2025.

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.

 Cultural Spaces grants require a mandatory pre-application process called the Statement of Intent to Apply (SOI.) For details on the SOI, please review the “Application process” section of the Information Guides.

Capital Grants

Review the 2024 Capital grants information guide (403 KB)

Operating grants

Review the 2024 Operating Grants information guide (328 KB)

Contact Cultural Spaces

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

cultural.spaces@vancouver.ca

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