Aboriginal Arts Grants Available

The First Peoples’ Cultural Council has put out its annual call for applications to the Aboriginal Arts Development Awards. Funding is available for grants to individual artists, arts and culture organizations and collectives in B.C. that have a commitment to their practice in any artistic discipline, inducing visual, music, dance, theatre, literary, or media.

Last year, 76 projects were awarded a total of $971, 150 through the five funding programs. For more information, visit www.fpcc.ca and click on the “Arts link, or call Arts Program staff at 250-652-5952. This year’s application deadline is Oct. 31.