2015 CRD Arts Committee Announces Project Grant Awards

Mar 16, 2015

Victoria, BC– The CRD (Capital Regional District) Arts Committee is pleased to announce the award of Project grants to 20 organizations totaling $90,000.

CRD Project Grants support emerging and established arts organizations that produce or present on a project to project basis including recurring, one time, or developmental projects.

“The Project Grant program is an important part of the investment we’re making in the arts,” said David Screech, Chair of the CRD Arts Committee, “project grants enable smaller arts organizations to produce events that enrich our communities and the lives of all citizens in the Capital Region.”

Through an investment in the region’s arts organizations and institutions, the CRD contributes to the development of a healthy, diverse and vibrant community.

The CRD Arts Development Service is supported by eight municipalities: Esquimalt, Highlands, Metchosin, Oak Bay, View Royal, Saanich, Sidney and Victoria.

The next deadline for Project Grants is Friday, May 1, 2015. For a list of grant recipients and project descriptions, and more information on the CRD Arts Committee, please visit www.crd.bc.ca/service/arts-funding.

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For media inquiries, please contact:
David Screech, Chair
CRD Arts Committee
dscreech@shaw.ca

James Lam, Manager

 

CRD Arts Development Service

 

jlam@crd.bc.ca

 

Tel. 250.360.3205

 

 

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2015 January Project Grant Award Recipients

BC Accordion Society

$5,000

Bounce Performance Works Society

$8,000

CapriCCio Vocal Ensemble

$4,000

Castlereigh Theatre Project Society

$4,000

Civic Orchestra of Victoria

$1,500

Eine Kleine Summer Music

$2,700

Emily Carr String Quartet

$3,100

Flamenco de la Isla Society

$6,000

Galiano Ensemble

$2,500

Hispanic Film Society of Victoria

$2,500

India Canada Cultural Assn of Victoria

$5,000

Island String Players Society (Raven Baroque)

$6,000

Linden Singers of Victoria

$1,200

Oak Bay Music Society

$1,500

Snafu Dance Theatre Society

$8,000

Victoria BC SKA Society

$9,000

Victoria International Buskers Festival Society

$7,500

Victoria Philharmonic Choir

$6,500

Victoria Summer Music Festival Society

$3,000

Vox Humana Chamber Choir Society

$3,000