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Arts Funding Programs

We are currently accepting applications for the Indigenous Arts Program and Arts Micro-Grants: Deadline EXTENDED to Monday, September 30, 2019

The FPCC Arts Program delivers funding in these Program areas: 
  • Indigenous Arts Program 
  • Indigenous Music Initiative 
Click on each program title below to download the 2019/20 application form and guidelines and to view past recipient list for each program.

 The Indigenous Arts Program provides funding opportunities in 6 categories:

Deadline: EXTENDED to Monday, September 30, 2019


The Indigenous Music Initiative provides funding in two categories:

Deadline: September 30, 2019

* Deadlines that fall on weekends or holidays are extended to the next business day.

Please note: For the purposes of this program, the term “Indigenous artists” includes Indigenous status, non-status, Métis and/or Inuit.

Click here to view the Grant Writing Handbook
Confirmation of Participation Letter Template [PDF]

For more information about FPCC Arts Programs, please contact: 

Indigenous Music Initiative - Sarah Pocklington sarah@fpcc.ca 

Individual Artists, Sharing Traditional Arts Across Generations, Arts Organizations and Collectives, and Micro-Grants - Nikki Thomas nikki@fpcc.ca

Arts Administrator Internships and Community Land-Based Arts - Anna Huard anna@fpcc.ca

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Past Aboriginal Arts Development Awards Final Reports

Final Reports
Aboriginal Arts Development Awards (AADA) and Aboriginal Youth Engaged in the Arts (AYEA) recipients are required to submit interim and final reports for their projects. This reporting assists First Peoples’ Cultural Council in its ongoing efforts to demonstrate the value and relevance of the AADA program. You will not be eligible to apply to our programs until the Final Report is submitted.

AADA Individual Final Report:  [Word]    [PDF]  
AADA Sharing Traditional Arts Final Report:  [Word]    [PDF]  
AADA Organizations and Collectives Final Report:   [Word]     [PDF]   
AADA Arts Administration Internship Final Report:     [Word]    [PDF]   
Aboriginal Youth Engaged in the Arts Final Report     [Word]    [PDF]   

Interim Reports

AADA Interim Report:  [Word]    [PDF]   
AYEA Interim Report:  [Word]    [PDF]   

For more information about FPCC Arts Programs, please contact: 

Indigenous Music Initiative: Sarah Pocklington sarah@fpcc.ca
Indigenous Arts Program: Nikki Thomas nikki@fpcc.ca

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