Industry Catalyst Program

The Industry Catalyst program supports projects that build the capacity of underrepresented groups in Vancouver's music ecosystem.  

Individuals, collectives, companies and not-for-profit organizations are eligible to apply for grants between $2,000-$20,000, for up to 100% of project expenses. 

Application Deadline: April 28, 2021, at 11:59 PM


For information on the program and how to apply, please read the guidelines and application materials for the Industry Catalyst program: 

Interested in applying? Contact Brenda Grunau from Creative BC to discuss your project idea. Projects that meet the goal of this funding program will be invited to submit a full application, and given the link to the online application form. 

  • call 604-730-2251
  • email , or
  • book an appointment using calendly


Applications will be evaluated by a panel of industry professionals that represent the groups this program is intended to serve, according to the priorities of the program using the scoring sheet below. Evaluation is competitive and comparative, based on the applications submitted and funding available.

Final Report Information for 19/20 Funding Recipients 

The deadline for project completion and final reports has been extended to December 15, 2020


If you have any additional questions, please contact:
Brenda Grunau | Manager, Music Programs
Phone: +1 604 730 2251