Arts, Culture and Heritage Grant Writing Workshops

Individuals of all artistic disciplines are invited to attend the workshops.

  • Feb. 1, 2012 10:00 a.m.

To assist those interested in applying for Arts, Culture and Heritage Program grants from Columbia Basin Trust (CBT), Krista Patterson and Natasha Smith of the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA) will present a workshop in Fernie on how to apply and what to expect from the application process.

CBT’s Arts, Culture and Heritage grants are managed and administered by CKCA. Individuals of all artistic disciplines as well as arts, culture and heritage organizations residing in the Columbia Basin are invited to attend the workshop.

CBT proudly supports initiatives and projects that highlight Basin culture and heritage, and for 2012/13, funding has increased by $55,000, to $706,000.

The workshop is free. Registration is not required.

Saturday, February 18, 9 – 11 a.m. hosted by the Fernie & District Arts Council

Location: The Arts Station, 601 – 1st Avenue

More information, funding policies and program application forms are available online at, from local community arts councils, or by phoning CKCA at 1-250-505-5505 or toll free at 1-877-505-7355.

CBT delivers economic, social and environmental benefits to the residents of the Columbia Basin. For more information about CBT, visit or call 1-800-505-8998.