Arts Council Announces Spring 2016 Grant Recipients

The Powell River Council For Arts, Culture and Heritage has awarded grants totaling $4,090 during the Spring 2016 granting cycle. This is in addition to $15.000 cash and $35,000 of in-kind services previously awarded by the City of Powell River to PRISMA for its 2016 activities.

Four projects from individuals and organizations received funding:

  • eCouture Fashion Show – $990
  • Powell River Community Band – $2000
  • Powell River Studio Tour – $500
  • Coast Cultural Alliance Calendar and Purple Banner program – $600

The Powell River Arts Council provides grants and grants-in-kind for the use of civic properties under a service agreement with the City of Powell River. The total amount of funds available is determined by City Council on an annual basis. The City of Powell River is currently reviewing its arts funding, grants-in-aid and cultural organization funding policies which may result in revision to grant eligibility criteria and procedures.

The Arts Council is also reviewing its own application guidelines to streamline the process for applicants and to encourage more individuals, groups and societies to apply for the remaining funds available in Fall 2016.

Information about the current grant application process, guidelines and recipients can be found on the Powell River Council for Arts, Culture and Heritage website. For enquiries, please contact Nina Mussellam, President at

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