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Program & Project (P&P) Assistance funding will be provided to assist eligible arts and culture organizations in serving North Vancouver residents through approved programs or projects subject to availability of grant funds.

2016 APPLICATION DEADLINE:  MONDAY, MARCH 7, 4:30PM

ELIGIBILITY

In order to be eligible to apply for a Program & Project Assistance grant, organizations must:

• Be a registered not-for-profit or charitable organization whose primary purpose is to provide arts and cultural experiences;

• Have an established track record of delivering quality arts and cultural programs and services for a period of at least one (1) year prior to the application; and

• Conduct the programs or projects for which they are seeking support in North Vancouver, or must clearly demonstrate benefit of the proposed programs or projects to North Vancouver residents.

 

CRITERIA

Applications for Program & Project Assistance will be assessed using the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated need for and intended outcomes of program/project
  • Uniqueness of program (may complement but should not duplicate existing services)
  • Artistic merit
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Alignment with Official Community Plans of the District and City of North Vancouver
  • Level of service, including number of people served
  • Ability to deliver the program or project
  • Evidence of financial need
  • Evidence of funding from other sources
  • Level of volunteer involvement
  • Evidence of community partners and support (financial or in kind).

Priority will be given to:

  • Programs or projects that foster the development of emerging arts and cultural practices, and
  • Programs or projects targeted at underserved sections of the population.

 

TERM RESTRICTIONS 

As a general rule, groups seeking a Program & Project Assistance grant will be eligible to apply on an annual basis for the same program or project for a maximum of five (5) years.

On the recommendation of the Grants Review Committee, the Commission shall have the right to extend or terminate a program or project grant.

 

APPLICATION MATERIALS

Please read the Arts & Culture Grant FAQ's & Program Guidelines before completing the following:

Client Profile - download the fillable PDF

2016 P&P Application Form - download the fillable PDF

2016 P&P Budget Form - download the Excel workbook

 

2016 APPLICATION DEADLINE:  MONDAY, MARCH 7, 4:30PM

Applications can be mailed or dropped off on or before the deadline date to:

NVRC Cultural Services
c/o Harry Jerome Community Centre
123 East 23rd Street
North Vancouver, BC  V7L 3E2

 

STAFF CONTACT

Please contact staff to discuss your project and organizational eligibility prior to submitting a grant request.  Or, if you have any other questions, please contact:
 

John Rice, Cultural Services Officer
T: 604.983.6466
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