flamencofest-hhAbout Project Grants

Project 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.

Application Deadline

The application deadlines are:

  • Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 4:30pm
  • Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 4:30pm (to be confirmed)

    Late applications are not accepted.

What are the grant amounts?

The grant amount recommended for each Project Grant proposal 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;
  • 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 Project Grants may be eligible to apply at the discretion of the Arts & Culture Support Service Manager. Payment of any additional Project Grant awards will be conditional upon receipt of a satisfactory Final Report on the outstanding project.

What kinds of activities is the grant for?

Eligible activities include but are not limited to:

  • Support for artistic growth;
  • Development of an art project;
  • Production of an arts event, and;
  • 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 to confirm eligibility and request an application form.
  2. Review the Guidelines and FAQs.
  3. Complete the application, compile documentation and provide both a digital and a hard copy by 4:30pm on the deadline.
  4. Send the documents (except for promotional materials) to the CRD & Culture Support Service email address found on the Project Grant application form.

Deliver a hard copy set of documents and promotional materials to:

CRD Arts & Culture Support Service
625 Fisgard Street PO Box 1000
Victoria, BC V8W 2S6 (Courier: V8W 1R7)

Application to the program does not guarantee funding.



Application Forms

The application form is in two parts: Part A (Word); Part B (Excel). We are unable to link to these formats online however a PDF sample has been provided for information. Application forms should be requested through the Arts & Culture Support Service.

Final Report

Recipients of Projects Grants are required to file a Final Report within two months of the completion of the project.

The final report form is in two parts: Part A (Word); Part B (Excel). We are unable to link to these formats online however a PDF sample has been provided for information. To request a Final Report form, please contact the Arts & Culture Support Service at 250.360.3215 or by email.

© 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