Award Programs

Indigenous Business Award Logo
The Indigenous Business Award honours Indigenous business excellence in BC. The program invites entrepreneurs, businesses, educational and financial institutions, professional services, social enterprises, First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities to submit nominations for this prestigious award. Nominations open May 1 – May 31.
Applied Art + Design Award
The Applied Art + Design Award recognizes excellence amongst artists who, through their creativity, contribute to the cultural economy of the province. Artists and designers whose work has a practical or functional application may be considered for this award. Nominations open Jun 1 – Jun 30.
Polygon Fna
The Polygon Award in First Nations Art celebrates artistic excellence in both traditional, contemporary or media art. It is designed for artists from BC First Nations who have demonstrated a commitment to their art practice, accumulated a body of work and are recognized in their communities as artists. Nominations open Jun 1 – Jun 30.
British Columbia Reconciliation Award
The British Columbia Reconciliation Award recognizes individuals, groups and organizations who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, integrity, respect and commitment to furthering Truth and Reconciliation in the Province of British Columbia; and/or inspired others to do so. Nominations open Nov 15 – Jan 15.
Community Award Logo
The Community Award recognizes British Columbians who have made a significant contribution to their communities. The program celebrates individuals who raise the quality and character of their community and shine as examples of dedication, excellence and service. Nominations open Dec 1 – Jan 31.