CBT Grants

Learn about the range of CBT grants below. Additional information can be found on our online grant system when you are ready to take your idea to the next level.

Arts & Culture Grant
The CBT Arts & Culture Committee has an annual discretionary budget to fund small projects throughout the region. Projects will be funded up to a maximum of $5,000.

Approximate Funding Timeline
Applications are open: February 1, 2021
Deadline to apply: March 22, 2021
Funding decisions announced: May 2021

Funding Priorities
While the Arts & Culture Committee is open to creative ideas, funding priority will be given to projects that:

  • Provide age-friendly opportunities for participation in arts & cultural activities (particularly inter-generational and for youth);
  • Foster cross-community and/or cross-cultural engagement, teaching, and learning;
  • Contribute to language development (Nuu-chah-nulth and other languages);
  • Build capacity in the arts;
  • Deliver equity-seeking initiatives that aim to address barriers to equal access and participation in the arts (BIPOC, LQBT2Q+, people with disabilities etc.).