VICTORIA – Through two newly created programs, BC Creative Communities and BC Creative Spaces, the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development will offer non-profit arts and cultural organizations, First Nations band councils and friendship centres in B.C. $2.384 million in grants for 118 projects, Minister Bill Bennett announced on April 13. BC Creative Spaces will provide $1.25 […]
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ProArt is a member of the Arts Coalition of BC, who are hosting ArtsVoteBC, a social media campaign to keep arts on the agenda of the election campaign. http://www.allianceforarts.com/blog/artsvotebc-keeping-arts-election-agenda
- BC NDP Party’s position on arts and cultural funding: (Via Spencer Chandra Herbert, opposition arts minister, commenting on NDP platform released April 17): “I’m very happy to announce that a BCNDP government will increase investments in the BC Arts Council bringing its budget to $29 million by 2015/2016. This addition of $5 million dollars […]
(Reprinted from the Alliance for Arts & Culture website) “On Tuesday, February 19, 2013, Finance Minister Michael de Jong presented the British Columbia government’s 2013 budget. Highlights of the budget include a modest overall surplus and a plan which emphasizes investment in families. The arts receive several mentions in the budget document, specifically in the […]
The CCA has published today its Analysis of the Provincial and Territorial 2012-13 Budgets from the perspective of arts, culture and heritage. You will find the PDF in our DOCUMENT section, link on upper right column.