(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.
From the Times Colonist… The Blue Bridge Theatre will buy the Roxy on Quadra! http://www.timescolonist.com/entertainment/blue-bridge-theatre-group-buys-roxy-will-stage-live-performances-there-1.73762
FEB 15 DEADLINE REMINDER FOR CREATIVE COMMUNITY FUNDING The BC government created two new arts funding programs for the current fiscal year, the $500,000 BC Creative Communities Program (BCCC) of one-time-only grants for creative activities in communities, including festivals and special exhibitions, and the $1 million BC Creative Spaces Program (BCCS), for one-time-only capital grants. Deadline for both programs […]
The B.C. government aims to increase arts funding, moving the BC Arts Council’s annual funding from $16.8 million up to $24 million for fiscal year 2013-2014. On Jan 31, at the Vancouver Art Gallery, Community, Sport and Cultural Development Minister Bill Bennett announced “BC Creative Futures”, a three-part strategy for the province’s creative sector. Full info can […]