MOBERLY LAKE – The West Moberly First Nations is receiving a BC Creative Spaces grant totalling $24,000. The grant will be used to renovate a portion of the previous band administration building to be repurposed as a cultural space for the community.
BC Creative Spaces grants support the creative and innovative capacity of B.C. artists and cultural organizations, with 41 organizations sharing $804,000 in funding. These one-time only grants are available to assist non-profit community and arts organizations, First Nations councils, and friendship centres in developing new spaces, improving existing facilities, and attaining specialized equipment.
- Again this year, the B.C. government is investing over $60 million in British Columbia’s artists, arts organizations and cultural institutions in 2014-15.
- Since 2001, the B.C. government has provided more than half a billion dollars for arts and culture in British Columbia, more than any other government in the province’s history.