New Grants for Emerging Artists

The City of Vancouver is pleased to offer grants for emerging artists, presented in partnership with ArtStarts in Schools.

Creative Spark Vancouver supports emerging artists and fosters their capacity to work with young people as well as empowers emerging artists to engage young people (ages 5-18) in arts-based projects. Emerging artists across all artistic disciplines are invited to apply.

Applicants must be residents of the City of Vancouver or residents and members of the Musqueam, Squamish or Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.The grants offer 100% funding for small projects, up to $1,000. These funds are intended to cover artist fees, project materials and supplies, rentals and honoraria.

An information session for artists interested in learning more about Creative Spark Vancouver will be held on March 24 from 2pm to 4pm at ArtStarts in Schools (808 Richards Street, Vancouver). Upcoming deadlines to apply for Creative Spark Vancouver grants areApril 15 and August 4, 2016.


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