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Creative BC funding programs drive creation and export of domestic creative content. From development support to international trade fair presence, our programs and activities aim to: optimize funding opportunities for projects and companies; grow B.C.’s ecosystem of support in which creative entrepreneurs can thrive; and give B.C.’s creative industries access to the national supports and international markets that will increase our province’s success in the sector.

We provide distinct programs by for each industry as well as travel support, delegation funding, presence at international markets and more to increase awareness and act as a catalyst for the production of B.C.-based intellectual property. 

All Funding Programs by Deadline

View all FY2022/23 | April 1, 2022 - March 31, 2023 Programs

All Industries (except music)
All open April 2022, rolling intake or until all funds dispersed
International Initiatives Program
Domestic Industry Initiatives Program
Passport to Markets Program

Book Publishing
Market Expansion Fund for Books Open May 2022, TBA

Interactive + Digital Media
Interactive Fund Open April 7, 2022 – May 26, 2022

Motion Picture | Reel Focus BC
Project Development Fund Open May 26, 2022 – rolling intake or until all funds dispersed
Production Program April 1, 2022 – April 27, 2022
Intake 4: Rogers + Creative BC Documentary + Factual Development Fund August 2022, TBA
Rogers + Creative BC Indigenous Fund July 2022, TBA
Intake 5: Rogers + Creative BC Documentary + Factual Development Fund January 2023/2024, TBA

Music + Sound Recording
Amplify BC | Music Industry Initiatives May 11, 2022 – Rolling until March 1, 2023
Amplify BC | Record in BC August 3, 2022 – Rolling until November 30, 2022
Amplify BC | Career Development September 7, 2022 – October 19, 2022
Amplify BC | Live Music September 14, 2022 – October 26, 2022
Amplify BC | Music Company November 2, 2022 – December 14, 2022
Vancouver Music Fund + Amplify BC | Demo Recording April 28, 2022 – June 23, 2022
Vancouver Music Fund + Amplify BC | Industry Catalyst April 28, 2022 – June 23, 2022
Vancouver Music Fund + Amplify BC | Music Video April 28, 2022 – June 23, 2022

All Funding Programs by Deadline

FY2022/23 | April 1, 2022 – March 31, 2023

Industry Programs Applications Open Applications Close
All Industries (except music) International Initiatives Program April 2022 Rolling intake
  Domestic Industry Initiatives Program April 2022 Rolling intake
  Passport to Markets Program April 2022 Rolling intake
Book Publishing Market Expansion Fund for Books May 2022, TBA  
Interactive + Digital Media Interactive Fund April 7, 2022 May 26, 2022
Motion Picture | Reel Focus BC Project Development Fund May 26, 2022 Rolling intake
  Production Program April 1, 2022 April 27, 2022
  Intake 4: Rogers + Creative BC Documentary + Factual Development Fund August 2022, TBA  
  Rogers + Creative BC Indigenous Fund July 2022, TBA  
  Intake 5: Rogers + Creative BC Documentary + Factual Development Fund January 2023/2024, TBA  
Music + Sound Recording Vancouver Music Fund + Amplify BC | Demo Recording April 28, 2022 June 23, 2022
  Vancouver Music Fund + Amplify BC | Music Video April 28, 2022 June 23, 2022
  Vancouver Music Fund + Amplify BC | Industry Catalyst April 28, 2022 June 23, 2022
  Amplify BC | Music Industry Initiatives May 11, 2022 Rolling until March 1, 2023
  Amplify BC | Record in BC August 3, 2022 Rolling until November 30, 2022
  Amplify BC | Career Development September 7, 2022 October 19, 2022
  Amplify BC | Live Music September 14, 2022 October 26, 2022
  Amplify BC | Music Company November 2, 2022 December 14, 2022

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All Creative Industries

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Book Publishing

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Interactive + Digital Media

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Magazine Publishing

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Domestic Motion Picture

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Music + Sound Recording

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