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


Orpheum Interior

VCT Activating Spaces Grant (Closed)

The VCT Activating Spaces 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 Activating Spaces 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: Program is under review and will not be accepting applications for 2024 at this time.

Stay informed of any potential funding opportunities by following VCT Social Channels and VanCulture e-mail announcements.