Offer funding to communities, organizations, individuals and language groups in two areas: Arts Grants: Emerging Individual Artists, Organizations and Collectives, Sharing Traditional Arts, and Aboriginal Arts Administrator Internships; Language Grants: B.C. First Nations' communities/governments/bands/Tribal Councils, Aboriginal Cultural, Language and Education Centres (e.g. Friendship Centres).
New funding model includes Creating, Knowing and Sharing:The Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples. This stream funds projects that support the creative capacity and professional development of First Nations, Inuit and Métis artists and arts organizations and facilitate the reclamation, retention, renewal and transmission of Aboriginal cultural knowledge and creative practice.