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 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
- 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, contact cultural planners with your proposal:
- If your proposal is eligible, you will be invited to submit an online application.
View the previous years' Cultural Grant allocations:
- 2021 fall grant recipient intake PDF file (245 KB)
- 2021 PDF file (446 KB)
- 2020 PDF file (570 KB)
- 2019 PDF file (391 KB)
- 2018 PDF file (488 KB)
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
453 West 12th Ave
Vancouver, BC V5Y 1V4