CIF Art Supplies Grants

The Art Supplies Grants have been started again as of November 1, 2017.

The Art Supplies Grant is intended to assist artists who are consumers of mental health and/or substance use services to purchase art supplies.

First application deadline will be Friday January 5, 2018 at 12 noon.

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Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for an Art Grant, an individual must:

  • have lived experience with mental health or substance use
  • a Vancouver resident
  • have specific project(s) in mind
  • must not be a VCH staff member

There are a total of 10 grants of $100 available each quarter (January, April, July & October).

Individuals are only eligible to receive an Art Grant once every 2 years.

Application Process

The application form form may be:

1)      completed electronically and emailed or faxed
2)      printed out, completed by hand, and then faxed
3)      the completed form may also be mailed or dropped off:

Ian Sadler, CIF Coordinator
Vancouver Coastal Mental Health & Substance Use
200 – 520 W 6th Avenue
Vancouver, BC

Forms completed electronically cannot be saved they must be printed.

Application Deadline

12 noon first Friday day of the month. Ten grant recipients will be randomly selected from qualifying applications on the Monday afterward.

Selection Process

All submitted applications will be reviewed. Ten grant recipients will be randomly selected from applications.

Notification

Recipients will be notified by email or phone.

Grant Issued

Grants will be a cheque postal mailed to recipient, so it is important that you keep your mailing address up to date.

Application Deadlines

First Friday of:  January, April, July & October

Questions?

Please contact Ian Sadler, CIF Coordinator, by email: ian.sadler@vch.ca. or phone: 604-730-7675

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