flamencofest-hhAbout Projects, Series and Extended Programming Grants

Projects, Series and Extended Programming grants support emerging or established arts organizations to produce or present one-time, recurring, unique or developmental projects, including short series of events or extended programming within a year.

Application Deadlines 2021 (*updated January 15, 2021)

The are two application deadlines for this program:
Thursday, January 14th
Thursday, April 22nd *

Application by email only. Submit a complete application, by 4:30pm on the deadline.

What are the grant amounts?

A grant amount recommended in the Projects, Series and Extended Programming Grant program is determined by evidence of demonstrated need in the application, by the needs of other applications received at the same deadline, and by limits to available resources.

Who can apply for this grant?

The applicant must:

  • Be a non-profit society registered in BC and based in a participating Arts & Culture Support Service municipality or electoral area, as indicated by a physical mailing address;
  • Have programming in the arts as their primary mandate and purpose; and
  • Have been active in the region for six months.

Ineligible applicants:

  • Individual artists
  • Programs of civic departments or branches (e.g. libraries or community centres)
  • Activities of clubs and organizations whose primary mandate involves social service, religious, sports or educational activities
  • Organizations who receive operating assistance from the CRD
  • Organizations in arrears with any local authority, are bankrupt, seeking creditor protection, are insolvent, or under court supervision of any kind

Organizations having outstanding or incomplete CRD Projects, Series and Extended Programming Grants may be eligible to apply at the discretion of the Arts & Culture Support Service Manager. Payment of any additional Projects, Series and Extended Programming Grant awards will be conditional upon receipt of a satisfactory final report on the outstanding project.

What kinds of activities are eligible?

Eligible activities include but are not limited to:

  • Support for artistic growth
  • Development of an art project
  • Production of an arts event
  • Dissemination of an artistic creation

Ineligible activities:

  • Contests and competitions
  • Conferences, workshops and other forms of training
  • Scholarships
  • Capital expenditures
  • Food, beverages and other hospitality costs
  • Touring, travel expenses, or tourism promotion
  • Elimination or reduction of accumulated deficits
  • Expenses for events or activities that have already taken place

What are the steps to apply?

  1. Contact us with questions, to confirm eligibility and request an application form.
  2. Review the Guidelines and FAQs.
  3. Complete the application, compile documentation and provide a digital copy by 4:30pm on the deadline. Please include a scanned signature with your digital application.

Email the documents to the CRD Arts & Culture Support Service email address found on the Grant application form.

Application to the program does not guarantee funding.

Guidelines and Sample Applications

Is a final report required?

Recipients of grants are required to file a final report and grant story within two months of the completion of the project.

To request the final report forms, please contact the Arts & Culture Support Service at 250.360.3215 or by email.

The final report is in three parts: Part A (Word); Part B (Excel); grant story template (Word). We are unable to link to these formats online however a PDF sample has been provided for information.

© Image by Alison Child courtesy of Flamenco de la Isla Society

Contact Us

Contact us to confirm eligibility and to request an application form:

Tel: 250.360.3215