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Arts BC Covid-19 Resource Package (pdf)

2018 Arts BC Conference
Engaging the Public in a New Arts Era, presented by Alan Brown
Masterclass: Designing for Engagement, presented by Jerrold McGrath
Business Planning for Creative Entrepreneurs, presented by Krista Patterson
Risk Management for Arts Organizations, presented by Dave Pollard
~The 22 Biggest Risks for Arts Organizations
19th Birthday Party: Community Engaged Art Practice as a Social Agent, presented by Nancy Cottingham Powell & Patti Fraser
Artistic Programming: A Lens for Indigenous Engagement, presented by Tracey Kutschker
Creating an Online Communication Strategy, presented by Evie Lavers
Making Public Art Calls Accessible to Artists, presented by Connor Tice
Artists in Residencies: Government and Artist Perspectives, presented by Connor Tice & Luke Ramsey
Nonprofit Lifecycles: Building Capacity in Your Organization, presented by Mark Friesen

Arts BC Insights
Arts BC Insights: Takeaways and Highlights from Engagement in a New Arts Era
Arts BC Insights: Arts Admin 101
Arts BC Insights: Diversity Equity Inclusion
Arts BC Insights: Revitalizing Your Arts Organization
Arts BC Insights: Development Beyond Fundraising
Arts BC Insights: Risk Management – What You Need to Know

Community Arts Toolkits
Arts BC: Community Cultural Development
Creative City Network of Canada: Cultural Planning Toolkit; Cultural Mapping Toolkit; Public Art Toolkit
ArtBridges– A Hub for Community-Engaged Arts Across Canada
Artscape DIY Creative Placemaking
Arts and Equity Toolkit 
100in1day Community Art Toolkit – Arts Based Interventions
International Centre of Art for Social Change: Enacting Resilience Toolkit – Arts-Based Activities
Springboard for the Arts Toolkits for Artist-led Community Engaged Programs
Creative Exchange Springboard for the Arts: Artist-created Toolkits

Truth and Reconciliation
Reconciliation Canada: Dialogue Workshops, Reconciliation Art Project, Resources
Creative City Network Truth and Reconciliation Resources
BC Teachers Federation: Project of Heart – Illuminating the Hidden History of Indian Residential Schools in BC
Spirit Horse Truth and Reconciliation Resources (Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario)

BC Arts Council
Community Gaming Grants
First People’s Cultural Council
BC Touring Council
Canada Council 
Heritage Canada
Island Coastal Economic Trust
Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust
Northern Development Initiative Trust
Columbia Basin Trust
Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance
Vancouver Foundation
Commonwealth Foundation
The McLean Foundation

Making Digital Work: Digital Toolkit for Arts and Culture
Facebook Learn
Making Digital Work: Business Models
Idealware: Helping Non-Profits Make Smart Technology Decisions
Tech Soup Canada: Donated software and technology resources for Canadian charities, nonprofits and libraries

Charity /Non-Profit
Charities and Giving: Toolbox for Directors, Officers and Volunteers
Charity Village
Province of BC: Societies
Imagine Canada
To Be or Not to Be a Charity: The Decision Tree

Legal / Finance
Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for BC: Guidance Documents (privacy issues, developing privacy policies etc.)
Guide to BC’s Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) for Businesses and Organizations
Imagine Canada: Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
Pacific Legal Education and Outreach Society / Law for Non-Profits: Societies Act Transition, Legal Self-Assessment Tool, legal education and resources
Wallace Foundation: Resources for Financial Management

Arts BC Conference 2017
Risk Management Questions for Board Consideration by Dave Pollard
Risk Management Quiz by Dave Pollard
BC Community Gaming Grants, presented by David Sheach
Non-Profit Insurance 101, presented by Jamie Saunders and Jeff McCann
Board Self-Assessment, prepared by Kathryn Molloy
Governing with Creativity, presented by Kathryn Molloy
10 Strategies to Revitalize Your Arts Organization, presented by Dr. Sharon McCoubrey
Be the Brand, presented by Patricia Huntsman and Julia Hulbert
Grant Writing 101, presented by Michelle Benjamin
The Leadership Leap, presented by Mo Douglas

Advocacy Research and Statistics Sites
Canadian Conference of the Arts
Hill Strategies Research Inc.
Alliance for Arts and Culture
International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies
Canada Council of Archives Advocacy Kit

Contact Your Elected Official

Government and Agency Sites
Parliamentary Website
Government of Canada
Department of Canadian Heritage
Elections Canada
Canada Council for the Arts
National Film Board of Canada
Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Radio Canada
BC Arts Council
BC Touring Council
Creative BC
Telefilm Canada

Other Useful Sites
anpBC (Aboriginal non-profit BC)
anpBC: Promoting Indigenous Youth Recruitment & Retention in Aboriginal Non-Profit Organizations
anpBC: Culture and Wellness in the Workplace
Working with Consultants
Americans for the Arts
Arts Council of England
Arts News Canada
CADA West (Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists/West Chapter)
Council of Canadians
First Peoples’ Cultural Council
Imagine Canada
Le Mouvement pour les Arts et les Lettres
Arts Starts
Business for the Arts
Creative City Network of Canada



  • Arts BC AGM 2021 - ARTS BC AGM 2021 AGM Date: Thursday, June 24, 2021 Time: 12:00 p.m. Location: Zoom Video Conferencing Eligible Voters: Associate, Individual and Full Members



  • Arts BC AGM 2021 - ARTS BC AGM 2021 AGM Date: Thursday, June 24, 2021 Time: 12:00 p.m. Location: Zoom Video Conferencing Eligible Voters: Associate, Individual and Full Members