The Leon and Thea Koerner Award supports social services and professional arts organizations and artists who work in collaboration to improve the well-being of communities in BC.
Annual awards are a minimum of $25,000 towards projects that will create lasting social benefit to communities in BC.
Registered charities and other qualified donees in BC including social service agencies, professional arts organizations and First Nations Band Councils or Friendship Centres who create social benefit using professional arts-based activity. Although any of the above may be the lead applicant, the project itself must show a clear collaboration between the arts and social services.
Application procedures, eligibility guidelines and deadlines are available through the BC Arts Council.