The Prince Rupert Community Arts Council awards grants to community cultural programs, as well as to post-secondary arts students.
The number of grants awarded each year depends upon the amount and availability of the fund. These grants are funded by the City of Prince Rupert, the BC Arts Council and proceeds from the annual Kaien Island Craft Fair.
Scroll down for more information about how to apply for our grants.
Post-Secondary Study Grants
The Prince Rupert Community Arts Council has established a fund to be used for post-secondary study grants, both for students graduating from high school and for mature students who are returning to school. The post-secondary study grants are $500.
Deadlines: • November 1st (funds to be disbursed in January) • April 1st (funds to be disbursed in September)
Eligibility: To be eligible for this grant, the applicant must be a permanent resident of Prince Rupert, or demonstrate significant ties to the community. Students must be entering or continuing an accredited post-secondary fine arts program.
To be considered in awarding a grant: • Applicants should have a demonstrated ability in their particular field of study. • Applicants should demonstrate a willingness to share their skills with the community as a participant and/or volunteer in community activities. • Applicants should have applied and been accepted to a Fine Arts program at a recognized post-secondary institution.
Applications: To apply for a grant, applicants must submit the following documents: • Letter of intent, stating their plan to study a career or avocation in the Fine Arts. • Application form (contact us at email@example.com to obtain the most recent form) • Course transcript, if applicable
Feel free to include any other supplemental documentation (pictures, samples of their work) that you feel may support your application.
Note: Before any grants are given, applicants must provide proof of course registration.
Community Member Group Grants
Assistance is available for PRCAC member groups offering local cultural services. Grant amount awarded each year depend upon available funds.
Deadline: • June 30th
Eligibility: To be eligible for this grant, the applicant group must be a current member of the Prince Rupert Community Arts Council.
To be considered in awarding a grant: • Applicants should clearly demonstrate how their organization promotes cultural programs. • Applicants should clearly outline their annual budget, including other sources of funding.
Applications: To apply for a grant, applicants must submit the following documents: • A completed BC Arts Council Member Group form (available to download as .doc and .pdf below)
Return completed applications to: Mail: Prince Rupert Community Arts Council Box 341, Prince Rupert BC V8J 3P9 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 250-624-9634