Self-identified community (Equity Grants): This is part of the equity grant application that allows you to describe your eligibility for the program.
Not-for-profit Society: A not-for-profit society is an organization created and operated on a non-commercial basis to fulfill a specific need and purpose in a community. For purposes of applications to the Arts Service a not-for-profit society must be incorporated and registered in good standing with the Province of BC Registrar of Societies.
Participant in the Arts Service: A participant in the Arts Service is a municipality or an electoral area that provides funding to support the development of the arts in the capital region through the CRD. The participating members of the Arts Service are Saanich, Victoria, Oak Bay, Esquimalt, View Royal, Highlands, Metchosin, Sooke and Southern Gulf Islands Electoral Area. One elected representative from each of the participating jurisdictions comprise the Arts Commission, the political oversight body for the Arts Service.
Projected Year: The financial or year of programming that has not yet begun. Depending on the grant program, organizations may be asked to describe planned programming and provide estimated revenues and expenses for a projected year.
Please contact us to request a term be added to our list of definitions.