FPCC is supporting Indigenous artists and arts organizations in B.C. to assist with changes in the arts sector as a result of COVID-19 and climate emergencies.
The Arts Vitality Micro-Grant is a flexible fund designed as a quick-response to support recovery for Indigenous artists, Knowledge Holders and Indigenous arts organizations in B.C. with the short-term, adverse economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate emergencies and changes to the arts and culture sector.
This program provides one-time funding up to $3,000 for individuals and collectives and $5,000 for Indigenous organizations or First Nations in B.C.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until funds are fully distributed or by May 6, 2022.
Funding: Grants are available of up to $3,000 for individuals and collectives, and up to $5,000 for Indigenous arts organizations in B.C.
Please review the guidelines on the Arts Vitality Micro-Grant page for all eligibility information and application requirements. The Arts Vitality Micro-Grant supports the following:
- Indigenous artists, Knowledge Holders, Indigenous arts organizations and unincorporated Indigenous collectives who demonstrate a commitment to their artistic practice in any artistic discipline, including cultural, ceremonial, visual, performance, literary and others.
- Indigenous organizations, societies, First Nations communities and arts collectives in B.C. that work across all art forms, including visual, music, dance and story.
- Indigenous artists or members of an Indigenous arts collective must be 19 years of age or older and a resident of B.C. for at least one year at the time of application.
- All applicants must read and agree to follow the FPCC COVID-19 Guidelines for Programs.
- Priority will be given to applicant who express a clear need resulting from COVID-19 and/or climate emergency impacts.
Application deadline: Until funds are distributed or until May 6, 2022.
Project completion period: 3 months
Final report due: One month after the project end date.
We are here to provide support
Applicants are encouraged to contact us for questions about the grant, assistance with completing the application or understanding the guidelines. Please contact Leah Anthony, Arts Program Associate, via email at email@example.com.
How to apply
For more information about this program and to view the guidelines and application click here.
Register for our info session today!
Learn more about the grant and how to strengthen your application – attend a two-hour information session on March 30, 2022 at 10 a.m. To register, click here.
Please share this funding opportunity with your network – download the program poster here.
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