Free Arts and Culture Grant Writing Workshops

Applications Now Being Accepted

Columbia Basin – Want to learn more about how to apply for arts and culture
grants delivered by the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance? Attend a free
workshop with Krista Patterson, who will share how to apply and what to
expect from the application process.

Individuals working in all artistic disciplines as well as arts and cultural
organizations residing in the Columbia Basin are invited to attend the

Columbia Basin Trust’s arts and culture grants are managed and administered
by CKCA.

The Trust proudly supports initiatives and projects that highlight Basin
arts and culture, and for 2018/19, the arts and culture grant program
allocation is $750,000.
Workshops are FREE. Pre-registration is required. Locations, dates and times
are as follows:

Revelstoke – Thursday, Feb. 8, 3 – 5 p.m. hosted by the Revelstoke Arts
Location: Okanagan College – Room #104 – 1401 West 1st Street
Crescent Valley – Saturday Feb. 10, 10 a.m. – 12 noon hosted by the Slocan
Valley Arts Council
Location: Crescent Valley Hall, 1385 Hwy. 6, Crescent Valley

Fernie – Friday Feb. 23. 5 – 7 p.m.  hosted by the Fernie & District Arts
Location: The Arts Station – Upstairs Room, 601 1st Avenue, Fernie

Creston – Saturday Feb. 24, 2 – 4 p.m. hosted by the Creston Community Arts
Location: Creston & District Community Complex, Sunshine Room, 312 – 19th
Ave. North, Creston

Online Workshops –

Tues. Feb. 13, 9 – 11 a.m. PT

Thurs. Feb. 22, 2 – 4 p.m. PT

Mon. Feb 26, 6 – 8 p.m. PT

TO REGISTER:  Email  <> or call 1-250-505-5505; toll free 1-877-505-7355.

More information, funding policies and program application forms are
available online at  <>, or
from local community arts councils.

Working with community arts councils, individual artists, performers,
writers, and arts and cultural organizations, the goal of the Columbia
Kootenay Cultural Alliance is to build long-term sustainability for artists
and to strengthen and support arts and cultural organizations.

For further information contact:
Lily Andersen, Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance


** A survey for families with young children – enter for a chance to win a $50 gift card!

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Hi everyone,

The Kaslo Early Childhood Coalition (KECC)  is conducting a survey to learn more about the needs of families with young children living in Kaslo and Area D. The KECC is a group of service providers and parents who work together to  improve services for families with children six years old and younger.

Enter for a chance to win a $50 Gift Card to Kaslo Front Street Market for those who choose to include their email address.

Your responses will be kept confidential and email addresses will only be used for the draw.

Here is the link:

The survey is open until February 13th.

We look forward to learning more about how life is for families in Kaslo and Area D, and collecting information we can use to help advocate for programs and services in our area.

Thanks for for your time,

Sarah Evans