Central Cariboo Arts & Culture Grants Program

The Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Society (CCACS) proudly announces the launch of our grant application process for the Spring 2024 intake. We invite all passionate individuals, groups, and organizations in the arts and culture sector to apply for funding through our diverse grant streams.

Our grants program continues with twice annual applications deadlines for a total of $20,000 available annually.

Performances in the Park

Applications are now being accepted for artists to participate in our 2024 summer concert series. Join us for this free, family-friendly event by submitting your application today!

Sponsor Pledge Forms for the 2024 events are now available, follow our link below.

The Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Society is a BC registered non-profit, operating under contract by the Cariboo Regional District and the City of Williams Lake. CCACS manages the Central Cariboo Arts Centre, facilitates grants and Fee-for-Service funding, and offers other resources to artists and arts groups in Williams Lake and Central Cariboo areas D, E, and F. 

Arts and Culture Events in the Central Cariboo

May 2024

  • Naomi Kavka in Concert with Special Guests High Tension - Audio Affairs
  • 2024 Williams Lake Seedy Saturday & Earlybird Farmers' Market
  • Fiddle Ticket to Canada: Cariboo Chilcotin Youth Fiddle Society
  • Fiddle Ticket to Canada: Cariboo Chilcotin Youth Fiddle Society
  • WL Film Club Presents: The Queen of my Dreams (Film Screening)
  • An Artful Night Out! Presented by The Station House Gallery
  • Cariboo Potters' Guild and Cariboo Art Society - Spring Sale
  • Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea & Floral Workshop
  • CCACS Arts and Culture Grants Spring Intake Due Date

The CCACS respectfully acknowledges the traditional and ancestral territories of the Secwepemc and Tsilhqot’in on whose land we live, work and play.

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Arts and culture reflect, communicate and
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and enlivening its people and its communities.We are a service organization, available to assist with local arts and culture matters.

@followers : We are happy to inform you that the new keypad for the Arts Centre door has arrived and been successfully installed. All tenant user codes have been reprogrammed into the system, restoring regular access for our tenants and regular user groups. We greatly appreciate your patience and understanding during this period of transition and look forward to having you all back in the Arts Centre! ... See MoreSee Less
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Calling All Indigenous Fashion Designers 🪶 Are you a talented Indigenous Fashion Designer ready to showcase your unique style and creativity to the world? We want you to audition for an exciting opportunity to be part of WLFN’s Fashion Show event being held this November 2024 in Williams Lake, BC.Working with Joleen Mitton, Founder of Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week, we’re searching for Indigenous designers who bring cultural authenticity, innovation, and passion to their craft. Whether you specialize in traditional designs, contemporary fashion, or fusion styles, we want to hear from you.To audition, please submit your portfolio and a brief introduction highlighting your background and design philosophy to Bonnie Pinchbeck, Events Coordinator for Williams Lake First Nation. For submission guidelines and inquiries, contact: bonnie.pinchbeck@wlfn.ca ... See MoreSee Less
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It's BC Museums Week 2024! To celebrate, our colleagues at the Royal BC Museum have invited the BCMA team and any interested members to join them at their Lunch & Learn event on May 15: Advocacy and Activism. Dr. Tzu-I Chung and Yuxwelupton Qwalqaxala will talk about advocacy for and preservation of cultural heritage of diverse communities, and share about cross-cultural community discussions that support each other and create a better future for everyone.The BCMA team would be delighted to see you at the Lunch & Learn and will host a meet & greet with refreshments right after, followed by a guided tour of RBCM’s new “Stonehenge” exhibit.When: 12-3 pmWhere: Conference Hall, Royal BC MuseumPlease let us know you'll be joining us via email: bcma@museum.bc.ca#BCMA #BCMuseums #BCMuseumsWeek2024 #BCCulture #BCHeritage ... See MoreSee Less
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Tickets are still available for the upcoming free screening of the FireSmart film 'The Test,' being co-hosted by the City of Williams Lake, Williams Lake Fire Department, Cariboo Regional District and BC Wildfire Service on Thursday, May 16 at the Gibraltar Room in the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex.The Test is a documentary about the 18 years the community of Logan Lake spent becoming the first Certified FireSmart Community in Canada and how the Tremont Wildfire tested all of their hard work. It also showcases the FireSmart program that helped save the town during the summer of 2021.Doors open at 6:30 pm with the screening getting underway at 7 pm. At 8 pm, following the film, there will be a wildfire preparedness panel discussion.Tickets are available for free online at: tinyurl.com/2t5kz4ywOr, scan the QR code on the attached poster for tickets and more information. ... See MoreSee Less
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Children's Festival, May 26th from 10am to 3pm, in Boitanio Park! All are welcome; activities are focused towards children under 8 years of age. Food and refreshments available for purchase through food vendors. ... See MoreSee Less
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