The City of Penticton encourages event organizers to seek diverse funding to support their events. Here are some of the available funding options.
City of Penticton Municipal Grant Program
The City of Penticton provides municipal grants for programs and events that support residents and contribute to our vision as a "vibrant, innovative, adventurous waterfront city focused on sustainability, community and economic opportunity." Please note, municipal grants are for non-profit organizations; for-profit organizations must apply for a partnership agreement with the City.
Travel Penticton Grant Funding Application
Grant funding for festivals, events and marketing initiatives is administered the Travel Penticton Society. The program aims to encourage programs in the community that foster interest from new product sectors and visitor demographics; support festivals, events and marketing initiatives that increase visitation to the region and provide a boost to the local economy; help organizations grow and become self-sustaining, and increase the exposure of Penticton as a destination of choice for travellers.
Government of BC Event Funding
The Government of British Columbia supports sport, arts and culture events through various programs, including the Tourism Events Program, Community Gaming Grant, and Hosting BC Grants.
viaSport BC Sport Funding
viaSport has completed an environmental scan of other funding sources offered to sport in B.C. and Canada. Navigate through the list to view an assortment of grants, awards and funding programs eligible to athletes, coaches, officials, sports organizations/clubs, adaptive sport and others involved in sport in British Columbia. These funds are filterable by grant audience and grant type.
Government of Canada Event Funding
The Government of Canada offers support to events through a variety of programs. Read more about federal grant programs for culture, history and sport, including The Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage program and the Sport Canada Hosting Program.