BC Government Release below:
The Province is providing $30 million to support B.C.-based events in response to calls from the sector for more help.
Through the B.C. Fairs, Festivals and Events (BCFFE) fund, the Government of B.C. is providing $30 million in one-time grants to eligible events in response to challenges the sector is facing, such as loss of staffing and volunteers, supply-chain issues, and a cautious return of audiences. Grant amounts will be as much as 20% of the total event budget, to a maximum of $250,000. Depending on the number of applications received, the Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport may provide grant amounts higher than 20% of the event budget. Single organizations holding multiple events will be capped at $500,000 per organization.
Read the full release and application details from the BC Government here: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2023TACS0004-000197
Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport
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