Catalyst

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Catalyst invested in BC arts, cultural and heritage organizations wishing to enhance their artistic, administrative and organizational capacities. The program offered funding to develop audiences and markets, hire consultants, engage mentors, and create partnerships for shared learning opportunities. The program was supported by the Province of British Columbia.

Featured Stories

  1. Canada Ice Dance Theatre gets a lift

    Vancouver-based Canada Ice Dance Theatre improved its operational capacity thanks to funding from the Catalyst program.

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  2. Intrepid Theatre Company Society develops strategic plan

    The Intrepid Theatre Company Society developed a strategic business plan thanks to a Catalyst grant.

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  3. Eponymous Productions and Arts Society explores options for contemporary dance series

    Eponymous Productions and Arts Society used a grant from Catalyst to explore options for a contemporary dance series.

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  4. Seismic Shift launches contemporary dance series

    Seismic Shift launched a contemporary dance series at the Vancouver Playhouse thanks to a grant from Catalyst.

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  5. Creston expands museum audiences

    The Creston and District Historical and Museum Society used a grant from Catalyst to expand and engage its audience.

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  6. Coastal Jazz and Blues Society celebrates Vancouver's jazz history

    The Vancouver Jazz Heritage Project documented the history of Vancouver’s diverse jazz scene.

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  7. BAG in a Box shares lessons in art

    The Burnaby Art Gallery’s BAG in a Box helps teachers bring art into the classroom.

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  8. Whistler Museum and Archives conducts market research

    Whistler Museum and Archives conducted research to create a master business plan.

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  9. VAMS features musicians with disabilities

    The Vancouver Adapted Music Society created a CD featuring ten musicians with disabilities.

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  10. Vancouver Out on Screen increases its audience development efforts

    The Vancouver Out on Screen Film and Video Society increased its audience base thanks to Catalyst funding.

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  11. Musqueam Indian Band develops plan to protect cultural assets

    The Musqueam Indian Band developed a cultural protection policy thanks to funding from Catalyst.

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  12. Lil’wat youth participate in filmmaking project

    Five Lil’wat youth produced two movies depicting cultural stories through the Mount Currie Digital Storytelling Project.

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  13. Fort St. John Players present comedy for all ages

    The Fort St. John Players presented The Melancholy Wizard for audiences of all ages.

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  14. Langley Community Music School improves its operation

    The Langley Community Music School Society hosted a workshop to develop new policies and procedures.

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  15. Kootenay Cooperative Radio trains programmers

    Kootenay Cooperative Radio held workshops to train volunteer radio programmers.

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  16. PuSh develops fundraising and revenue plan

    The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival Society improved its long-term financial plan thanks to funding from Catalyst.

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  17. Symphony builds community connections

    The Prince George Symphony Orchestra (PGSO) created a new generation of music lovers last season, reaching out to youngsters and their parents with its first-ever family series.

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  18. Video: 2010 Legacies Now and the Arts

    Jeremy Long, Executive Director of BC Arts Council, talks about the leadership 2010 Legacies Now has show in the BC arts and cultural sector.

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  19. Building legacies, creating partnerships in the arts sector

    2010 Legacies Now has supported B.C. arts and cultural organizations to find innovative ways to do business, produce projects and encourage participation in the arts through its granting programs.

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