City Accepting Applications for 2018 Culture and Heritage Grants

Deadline for submission is Monday, October 16, 2017 (no later than 4:30 pm)


The City of Nanaimo is now accepting applications from community non-profit cultural organizations seeking financial assistance to support their 2018 operations, projects, or events. Funds are available under two grants:


Guidelines, criteria and application forms are available online ( > Culture & Environment > Grants), attached to this news release, in person at the Service & Resource Centre (411 Dunsmuir Street), or by contacting us directly. The deadline for application submission is Monday, October 16, 2017 no later than 4:30 pm.

Link to Strategic Plan: The Culture & Heritage Grants support “Cultural Vitality” by supporting culture as an integral part of everyday life in Nanaimo. As well, they support the 2014-2020 Cultural Plan for a Creative Nanaimo's strategy to support ongoing and stable core funding to non-profit arts and cultural organizations to enable them to leverage funding from other sources.

Key Points

  • Organizations can apply for funding to assist with their 2018 operations, projects, or events.
  • The deadline for application submission is Monday, October 16, 2017 (no later than 4:30 pm).


"These grant programs help to underpin activities of Nanaimo's culture and heritage organizations, all of which contribute to our city's cultural and economic vitality."

City of Nanaimo


Chris Barfoot
Culture & Heritage Coordinator
City of Nanaimo
Main Office - Culture & Heritage
Community & Cultural Planning
City of Nanaimo

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