Project Assistance: Professional Arts Training Organizations Program (Canada)
The British Columbia Arts Council (BCAC) is seeking applications for its Project Assistance: Professional Arts Training Organizations Program to assist eligible arts and culture organizations with special training activities and the development of recognized arts and cultural training programs in B.C.
There is no maximum request amount, but grants typically range from $5,000 to $20,000.
To be eligible, an applicant must:
Be a professional arts and culture training organization that:
is based in B.C.; and
is registered and in good standing as a non-profit society or community service co-op in B.C. for at least one year; and
has a mandate to provide professional-level training for developing artists and cultural workers.
Be an Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) community organization or Indigenous government in B.C., offering dedicated arts and culture activities. AND
Conduct ongoing public programming activity in B.C.
Fairly compensate artists, arts and cultural practitioners, technicians, Elders, and Knowledge Keepers. Compensation must align with project and community contexts and industry standards within the field of practice, including adhering to international intellectual property rights standards and cultural ownership protocols.
Adhere to the Criminal Records Review Act which requires that people who work with or may have unsupervised access to children or vulnerable adults must undergo a criminal record check by the Criminal Records Review Program.
Not currently receive Operating Assistance from the BC Arts Council.
Have completed and submitted any overdue final reports on previous BC Arts Council grants by the submission deadline for this program.
For more information, visit https://www.bcartscouncil.ca/program/professional-arts-training-2/