Applying for grants on VanApply: help guide

VanApply is our online application system for Arts, Culture, and Community Services’ grants, awards, and artist commissions.

Programs include

  • Affordable housing programs
  • Artist calls
  • Arts and Culture awards and grants
  • Civic theatre grants
  • Community grants
  • Homelessness services grants
  • Renter services grants

Register your individual or organization profile and start applying for City grants, awards, or artist commissions – all in one place - on VanApply.

Track your previous and current applications, add team members to your profile, and get timely updates and support from City staff throughout the application process.

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Get started with VanApply

We've assembled a few introductory how-to guides and videos to help you navigate our system.

Managing organization profiles – updating eligibility profile

Download a guide (496 KB)

Managing organization profiles – adding team members

Download a guide (597 KB)

Watch a video