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August 7, 2018, 11:15 am

Metro Vancouver Awards 2018 Regional Culture Grants

Metro Vancouver

BURNABY - Metro Vancouver Awards 2018 Cultural Grants

Metro Vancouver is pleased to announce the award of $120,000 in Regional Project Grants this year to over thirty arts and culture organizations across the region.

Through its annual program, Metro Vancouver helps organizations research and produce new cultural programs, reach new audiences, and cover staffing and administrative needs, up to a maximum of $10,000 per project grant.

“The process is always challenging, and this year was no exception, the calibre of applications was very high,” said Judy Villeneuve, the Chair of the Regional Cultural Committee and Councillor from the City of Surrey. “We encourage Metro Vancouver residents to head out in their municipalities or a neighbouring one to appreciate local theatre and opera, poetry and graphic storytelling that have been supported this year.”

Grant recipients represent the cultural mosaic of the region, showcasing creativity across a broad range of disciplines, providing access for all abilities, supporting new immigrants and funding scholarships for those who need financial assistance.

Arts Starts in School Society 2,000 
Bard on the Beach Theatre Society 5,000 
Bill Reid Gallery of New West Coast Arts 5,000 
Capture Photography Festival Society 3,500 
Carousel Theatre Society 5,000 
Cinevolution Media Arts Society 5,000 
Cloudscape Comics Society 3,000 
Coquitlam Place des Artes 3,500 
Dancers of Damelahamid Society 5,000 
DreamRider Productions Society 4,000 
DTES Vancouver Centre for the Arts 2,500 
East Vancouver Community School Society 2,000 
First Pacific Theatre Society 3,000 
Leaky Heaven Performance Society 5,000 
Monster Creative Productions 3,000 
Music on Main Society 4,000 
New Performance Works Society 5,000 
Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre 5,000 
North Vancouver Community Arts Council 5,000 
Pink Ink Theatre Productions Association 5,000 
Port Moody Heritage Society 2,000 
Rogue Folk Club 5,000 
Rungh Cultural Society 2,500 
Some Assembly Arts Society 4,000 
Vancouver Cantonese Opera 2,000 
Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Society 3,000 
Vancouver Co-operative Radio 5,000 
Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival Society 3,500 
Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra Society 2,500 
Vancouver Opera Association 5,000 
Visceral Visions Society 5,000    
Judy Robertson
Phone: 604.432.6205

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