Get Funding and Grant Writing Help for Your Project in Port Coquitlam

The City of Port Coquitlam is now accepting applications for the Community Cultural Development Investment Program. These grants support qualifying individuals and organizations in Port Coquitlam that offer quality arts, culture and heritage activities to the community. Find out more at a free Grant Information Session during the Cultural Roundtable on September 19.

Community Cultural Development Investment Program (CCD) – Deadline – Sept 30

The program accepts applications for specific categories throughout the year, with the September 30 deadline for the Project Category and Development Category.

The Project Category supports one-time or ongoing projects, programs, events and festivals. Last year’s successful Project Category applicants included the annual BC Polish Festival, Art Focus Artist Association’s art shows and demonstrations, the Hyde Creek Watershed Society’s educational activity booklet, the Downtown Port Coquitlam Car Show and PoCo Heritage Trees initiatives to connect community to Port Coquitlam’s natural history.

The Development category supports community cultural development by providing funding for strategic development, professional development and community arts, culture and heritage initiatives. 

Attend a Free Grant-Writing Information Session – September 19, 2019

To learn more about the Community Cultural Development Investment Program, sign up for the free grant-writing information session on September 19 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 p.m. at the Michael Wright Art Gallery, located in the Gathering Place in Leigh Square.

Participants will be guided through the CCD application, offered tips for successful grant writing, and have their questions answered. Register at using course code 39365. Space is limited so book your spot early.

Visit for more information or to complete an application form. Questions may be directed to or 604-927-7915.



Carrie Nimmo
Manager of Community and Cultural Development
City of Port Coquitlam
Tel 604.927.7915