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.


For media inquiries, please contact:
David Screech, Chair
CRD Arts Committee

James Lam, Manager


CRD Arts Development Service




Tel. 250.360.3205



2015 January Project Grant Award Recipients

BC Accordion Society


Bounce Performance Works Society


CapriCCio Vocal Ensemble


Castlereigh Theatre Project Society


Civic Orchestra of Victoria


Eine Kleine Summer Music


Emily Carr String Quartet


Flamenco de la Isla Society


Galiano Ensemble


Hispanic Film Society of Victoria


India Canada Cultural Assn of Victoria


Island String Players Society (Raven Baroque)


Linden Singers of Victoria


Oak Bay Music Society


Snafu Dance Theatre Society


Victoria BC SKA Society


Victoria International Buskers Festival Society


Victoria Philharmonic Choir


Victoria Summer Music Festival Society


Vox Humana Chamber Choir Society