Creative Storefront Grant

Thank you for your interest in the City of Fort St. John Creative Storefront Grant  Please note, intake for the 2022 Creative Storefront grant is now closed.

Please direct any questions to

This exciting opportunity is part of our Winter City strategy and encourages businesses to reinvigorate their storefronts during the long winter months AND showcase artists in our community.

Fort St. John Arts council and Peace Gallery North have partnered with the City to help match you with a local artist that compliments your business. Awarded businesses will work with their artist to freshen up their storefronts with bright, inviting artworks and positive messaging. Deliverables may include murals, window art, window displays, and more!

Artists will be compensated separately through We Are North Initiative.

Applicant Requirements

  • Valid Business License
  • Storefront businesses within downtown Fort St. John ( Downtown Development Permit Area)

Eligible Items for approved businesses 

  • Supplies
  • Window dressings and painting
  • Decals and décor

Displays must be installed by February 14, 2022, Ready to showcase for the City of Fort St. John High on Ice Events 

Business Benefits

  • Improving the marketability and visibility
  • Making city streets a more inviting and interesting place to walk and shop
  • Building civic pride within the local business  community
  • Attracting customers  


Reach out to or call 250-787-8150 for assistance. 


 I confirm, by submitting this application, I am prepared to participate in the Creative Storefront grant and agree to be matched up with a local artist that best suits my businesses storefront.
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