Cultural Learning and Sharing Grant Program

This program provides up to $20,000 to non-profit arts and cultural organizations to access or deliver learning opportunities that will build and strengthen skills, knowledge, relationships and experience in order to enhance organizational, sectoral or individual arts and leadership practices. 

Key dates

Applications open in VanApply Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Applications due Rolling intake
Project start dates January to December 2023

Who can apply

  • Artists and cultural leaders who identify as:
    • xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Urban Indigenous
    • Black or of African descent
    • People of Colour
    • Deaf/deaf, Hard of Hearing
    • Living with a disability/disabled people
    • LGBTQ2+ and gender diverse
  • Arts and culture organizations’ leaders, artists and staff that wish to build their pathways to becoming more equitable
  • Individual artists and cultural leaders may apply via a sponsor non-profit arts and cultural organization

How to apply

Read the 2023 information guide (202 KB)

Contact a cultural planner to discuss your eligibility, access the online application form, and, benefit from valuable advice:

Aliyah Amarshi
Cultural Planner

Cherryl Masters
Cultural Planner 

Joyce Rosario
Cultural Planner