Cultural Infrastructure Grant

Non-profit organizations can apply for funding ranging from $15,000 to $100,000 per organization to improve arts and cultural spaces in Victoria.

Apply today!

The Cultural Infrastructure Grant program provides $250,000 in annual funding to support Victoria-based arts and culture facilities owned or operated by not-for-profit organizations. The program provides funding to ensure that affordable, well-suited, and accessible cultural spaces can continue to support artists and community groups with spaces to work, practice, host activities, and engage audiences.

For 2022 program applicants, please note that there is additional one-time funding of $150,000 allocated specifically for Accessibility Upgrades.

Before You Start Your Application
Please review the Program Guidelines [PDF - 188 KB] for detailed information including eligibility criteria, eligible and ineligible project expenses, funding amounts, assessment criteria, and grant funding terms and conditions.

Need Help Completing Your Application?

ONLINE INFO SESSION
A virtual information session took place on Tuesday April 5, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. Watch the recording of staff discussing and reviewing the program guidelines, application forms, and answer questions below.

 

Staff Review and Feedback
Staff can assist applicants with limited grant writing expertise or resources to reduce barriers and increase participation. Applicants requiring assistance should submit draft application packages for staff review at least 14 days prior to the deadline.

 

APPLICATION PACKAGE DOCUMENTS

Application form  (fillable PDF format)- Cultural Insfrastructure Grant Application Form [PDF - 1 MB]

Project budget (MS Excel workbook)- Budget Template - CIG.xlsx [XLSX - 17 KB]

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE
The deadline for submission of complete applications was Friday, April 29th, 2022 at 4:00pm PST. For information on the next application stream, email culture@victoria.ca

 

QUESTIONS?

Email: culture@victoria.ca

Phone: 250.361.0363