Individual artists may apply to the Don S. Williams Award for financial support. The award is intended to encourage and assist North Shore artists, who have demonstrated a maturity of talent in the advancement of their artistic careers.  Applicants must be currently living in North or West Vancouver or must prove that the majority of their creative work takes place there.  

Eligible artists may apply for awards under one of the following categories:  

  • Research or Professional Development
  • Artistic Production
  • Marketing Development
  • Other

Award funds are generated from the annual investment income of FANS capital fund. As of December 2014, the FANS Society was pleased to announce that it had issued 28 artist grants since 1999 with a combined total value of $42,550.