CKCA Funding

Funding programs

The Columbia Basin: Click on the image to view a larger version.

If you have an idea that focuses on arts and culture, this program could help support it. Grants from the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA)—funded by Columbia Basin Trust and managed by the West Kootenay Regional Arts Council—are available for all art disciplines, for both individuals and arts and culture organizations. 

Individuals and organizations must be based in the Columbia Basin region: see the map here.

Applications for the 2024/25 intake are now closed.

Here’s 2024/25 information for reference only:

Watch the following video to learn more about the grants and how to apply.

Browse the programs below to learn more about each granting program. (For a quick overview, see this pdf.)

To begin a new application, follow the application link on the program page for the specific funding program to which you are applying. (The portal link on #4, further down on this page, will only allow you to view in-progress and completed applications.)


Application Guide

Funding Policies

Frequently Asked Questions

Begin an Application To begin a new application, find the “Apply Here” button on your grant program page. To view completed applications, click here for the online portal.