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Arts and Youth Grant Application Deadlines: Sept 1, 2017

Arts Grant

Deadline Sept 1, 2017, 4pm

Maximum application:  $10,000

The Arts Grant is open to individuals and organizations who are undertaking activities such as: collaboration, education, training and exhibition projects.  It contemplates the arts in a holistic context ranging from, but not limited to:

  • Visual arts (carving, painting, drawing, weaving and sculpture)
  • Performing arts (music, theatre and dance)
  • Literature and non-fiction writing
  • Film, video and photography
  • Projects representing artistic representation of the diverse cultures of Haida Gwaii

Workshops and Mentorships:  workshop and mentorship opportunities can be supported up to $3000 per fiscal year.  Applications for workshops and mentorships can be submitted year-round (or until all funds have been allocated).

Please visit www.gwaiitrust.com for full criteria and to apply online.

Applicants are encouraged to contact a member of the Arts Committee prior to applying for assistance.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  The Gwaii Trust staff is also available to assist you with the application process, please contact one of the Gwaii Trust offices if you require any assistance.

 

Gwaii Trust 30 under 30 Youth Grant

Grants by youth, for youth, and decided by youth

Deadline Sept 1, 2017, 4pm

Maximum application:  $5,000 per community*

All applications must support some type of youth recreation activity, and be submitted by a youth (under 30) on behalf of a group, community, or organization. Examples of eligible organizations include student councils, youth groups, clubs and teams.   

A total of $30,000 is available per fiscal year, with funding limits of $5,000 per community*.  Applicants are encouraged to work with other groups to develop larger projects that involve youth in more than one community (eg: dances, all-island sport tournaments, battles of the bands). Maximum project length is 6 months.

Please visit www.gwaiitrust.com for full criteria and to apply online.

Applicants are encouraged to contact a member of the Youth Committee prior to applying for assistance.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  The Gwaii Trust staff is also available to assist you with the application process, please contact one of the Gwaii Trust offices if you require any assistance.

*Sandspit, Queen Charlotte, Skidegate, Port Clements/Tlell, Masset, Old Massett

 

Questions?  Contact Dana Bellis, project.officer@gwaiitrust.com / 250 626 3654

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