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Grants and awards

View information on grants and funding for arts and culture, strong communities, and sustainability, and find awards that recognize our city's excellence in arts, culture, and civic engagement.

What's happeningWe've released our 2022 Arts, Culture, and Community Services grant report

This report outlines the grant funding approved by Council in 2022 to social, cultural, and childcare non-profit organizations, supporting their delivery of services across the city.

Review the full report (2.6 MB)

Nurturing the vibrancy of Vancouver

Arts and culture grants

Find out if your non-profit group is eligible for grants to develop arts programs, cultural activities, theatre rentals, or advertising.

Community grants

To help build strong communities in Vancouver, we offer a range of grants funding for non-profit social groups and neighbourhood organizations.

Green grants

The Greenest City Fund supports your projects that help achieve our Greenest City goals for Vancouver.

Heritage grants

We fund three grants to support heritage conservation citywide and help preserve heritage buildings and assets in Vancouver.

Sport hosting grants

Provides financial support for sporting events that might bring significant direct and indirect economic, social, health, and community development benefits to Vancouver

Recognizing excellence

Civic honours awarded by City Council

Honouring the excellence of the people who have made a positive contribution in arts, culture, business, and civic engagement.

Arts and culture awards

Arts and culture play a vital role in the liveability of any city. In Vancouver, we're proud to be surrounded by excellence and we enjoy celebrating it.