Free Arts and Culture Grant Writing Workshops

Applications Now Being Accepted

Columbia Basin – Want to learn more about how to apply for arts and culture grants delivered by the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance? Attend a free workshop with Krista Patterson, who will share how to apply and what to expect from the application process.

Individuals working in all artistic disciplines as well as arts and cultural organizations residing in the Columbia Basin are invited to attend the workshops.

Columbia Basin Trust’s arts and culture grants are managed and administered by CKCA. The Trust proudly supports initiatives and projects that highlight Basin arts and culture, and for 2018/19, the arts and culture grant program allocation is $750,000.

Workshops are FREE. Pre-registration is required. Locations, dates and times are as follows:

Revelstoke – Thursday, Feb. 8, 3 – 5 p.m. hosted by the Revelstoke Arts Council
Location: Okanagan College – Room #104 – 1401 West 1st Street

Crescent Valley – Saturday Feb. 10, 10 a.m. – 12 noon hosted by the Slocan Valley Arts Council
Location: Crescent Valley Hall, 1385 Hwy. 6, Crescent Valley

Fernie – Friday Feb. 23. 5 – 7 p.m. hosted by the Fernie & District Arts Council
Location: The Arts Station – Upstairs Room, 601 1st Avenue, Fernie

Creston – Saturday Feb. 24, 2 – 4 p.m. hosted by the Creston Community Arts Council
Location: Creston & District Community Complex, Sunshine Room, 312 – 19th Ave. North, Creston

Online Workshops:

TO REGISTER: Email or call 1-250-505-5505; toll free 1-877-505-7355.

More information, funding policies and program application forms are available online at, or from local community arts councils.

Working with community arts councils, individual artists, performers, writers, and arts and cultural organizations, the goal of the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance is to build long-term sustainability for artists and to strengthen and support arts and cultural organizations.