First People’s Cultural Council (FPCC) Arts Vitality Micro-Grant 2022 (up to $5,000)

First People’s Cultural Council (FPCC) Arts Vitality Micro-Grant 2022 (up to $5,000)

Deadline: May 6, 2022

Applications for the First People’s Cultural Council (FPCC) Arts Vitality Micro-Grant 2022 are now open. The Arts Micro-Grant program provides funding to enable artists, collectives and organizations to respond to unexpected circumstances and changes in the arts and culture sector.

The Arts Vitality Micro-Grant supports Indigenous artists, Knowledge Holders and Indigenous arts organizations in British Columbia (B.C.) who are recovering from the adverse economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate emergencies (wildfires, floods, heat waves etc.) and changes to the arts and culture sector.

This flexible funding may include, but is not limited to, the following:

  • economic impact recovery;
  • loss of revenue and time;
  • lost or damaged tools, equipment and/or materials;
  • acquiring new skills, tools and/or technologies; and/or
  • developing new relationships relevant to your project/practice.


  • The grant amount ranges from $3,000 – $5,000.


  • Open to Indigenous artists or collectives, 19 years of age or older, who have been a resident of British Columbia for at least the past year. It is also for non-profit Indigenous organizations and societies, and First Nations communities in B.C. working across all art forms.
  • Eligible applicants will have completed basic training in their field and demonstrated a commitment to their artistic practice in any discipline including cultural, ceremonial, visual, performance, literary and others.
  • Priority will be given to applications that express a clear need resulting from COVID-19 and/or climate emergency impacts. Applicants from any artistic discipline are encouraged to apply.


Funding for eligible applicants will be distributed as applications are received until the funds are fully expended up until May 6, 2022.

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For more information, see guidelines and visit Art Vitality Micro-Grant.