Domestic Industry Initiatives
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The Domestic Industry Initiatives Program provides funding to a wide range of domestic events and initiatives that aim to engage British Columbia’s creative industries sector. For music related festivals, events, research projects or initiatives, please visit Amplify BC.
Creative BC acknowledges the unprecedented challenges applicants may be facing due to the global impact of COVID-19. We are committed to working with industry on solutions that will allow applicants to execute their initiatives and events, or a version thereof.
Open for applications
Deadline for Applications: April 30, 2023
*We encourage applicants to apply during this intake if your project or event takes place between April 1, 2023, and September 30, 2023
Deadline for Applications: October 30, 2023
*We encourage applicants to apply during this intake if your project or event takes place between October 1, 2023, and March 31, 2024.
IMPORTANT: New or prospective applicants are required to schedule a meeting with Creative BC staff before applying to ensure they meet the eligibility requirements. Projects that meet the goals of the program will be invited to submit a full application.
Applications will not be accepted for projects or events that have already occurred.
In order to be eligible, applicants must be:
Incorporated under British Columbia’s Society Act; or
A British Columbia based not-for-profit organization (with its head office in BC);
Governed by a Board of Directors (where applicable);
Engaged in the production of programs and initiatives consistent with Creative BC’s objective of developing the province’s creative industries and;
An organization whose principals, directors and officers are in good standing with Creative BC.
Eligible initiatives and events include in-person or online forums, panels, workshops and conferences; opportunities for training, mentorship and professional development initiatives; and economic research. Ineligible events and initiatives include:
Events (e. festivals) in their inaugural year;
Events or initiatives for youth that are not directly associated with the motion picture, interactive digital media or publishing sectors;
Live Performance (theatre, music, dance);
Film Festival Screenings;
Ceremonies, Award Shows, Luncheons, Receptions, Networking Events, Galas and Parties;
The development or production of creative content or projects (e. films, web series, PSAs, commercials, episodic television, educational videos, etc.);
Funding for individual professional development or academic pursuits;
Travel support for groups or individuals;
Capital purchases (e. property, equipment, vehicles, etc.) and;
Year-round organization operational costs.
For all inquiries:
Raquel Dominguez Simpson
Email: rdsimpson (at) creativebc.com
Email: mparry (at) creativebc.com
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