Vancouver Civic Theatres offers two programs for event support at our venues.

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Theatre Rental Grants (TRG)

The Theatre Rental Grant is funded and administered by the City of Vancouver's Cultural Services department in partnership with Vancouver Civic Theatres. Application information can be found on the City of Vancouver's website

This grant supports event at:

Learn More about the TRG


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VCT Grant

The VCT Grant program is administrated by Vancouver Civic Theatres and focuses on non-profit organizations looking for space to produce projects at a well-equipped, professional venue in Vancouver.

The VCT Grant addresses the need for space by arts and cultural groups, while building on our commitment to equity, diversity, accessibility, and inclusivity in our civic spaces. This in-kind grant program supports short-term rental engagements with non-profit organizations with an artistic or cultural mandate and First Nation Band Councils.  

The grant supports successful applicants by offsetting the facility rental costs of the following VCT spaces:

Current Status: Applications now available

Applications for events held within the 2022 calendar year are currently being accepted on a rolling basis until all funds have been dispersed.

Download the grant info guide for more information on the program, including how to apply: VCT Grant Info Guide