From time to time, the BC Museums Association administers funding programs on behalf of the Province of British Columbia. Recently, BCMA administered the British Columbia | Canada 150: Celebrating B.C. Communities and their Contributions to Canada grant program.
BCMA also maintains a list of outside funding opportunities available to cultural heritage organizations.
The BCMA awards program was established in the 1970s to recognize individuals, institutions and companies who have made a significant or unique contribution to BC’s museums, art galleries and heritage community. The BCMA Awards for Outstanding Achievement serves to recognize contributions made in the following categories:
The 2017 BCMA Awards for Outstanding Achievement winners gather with The Honourable Judith Guichon, OBC, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia after the 60th Anniversary Gala.
To see a history of the awards, see our Awards History page.
The Bursaries Program for the BC Museums Association includes two bursaries that may be awarded annually: