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Cultural Spaces Grant Program

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.

Capital Grants

Operating grants

Key dates for fall (Small Grants for Cultural Spaces)

Application opens: August 2022
Application deadline: September 21, 2022
Applications assessed: October 2022
Recommendations to Council: November 2022

How to apply

  1. Confirm eligibility. To ensure you are eligible, read the cultural spaces grants program information guide and glossary of terms  (527 KB).
  2. At least three weeks prior to application deadline, contact cultural planners with your proposal:
  3. If your proposal is eligible, you will be invited to submit an online application.

Contact Cultural Services

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

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