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Grants to Ontario Nonprofits in Eligible Locations
for Activities that Advance Arts Appreciation

Arts and Culture Grant Program

Agency Type:

Local

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City of Mississauga - Culture Division

Conf. Date:

09/01/21

Deadline Date:

10/15/21 4:30 PM (EST)

Description:

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Grants to Ontario nonprofit cultural organizations in eligible locations for activities that foster knowledge and appreciation of the arts. Some applicants are required to attend an information session before submitting a proposal. Funding is intended to support arts, culture, or heritage-related services and programs that are open to the public. Funded programs must benefit the residents of Mississauga.

The Arts and Culture Grant Program (the “Program”) provides funding for not-for-profit cultural organizations to:

  • Develop exemplary programs and services
  • Advance participation, knowledge, understanding and appreciation of arts, culture, and heritage for the citizens of Mississauga

The City is committed to the long-term growth and sustainability of culture, and improvement to the quality of life for its residents. The program aligns with the Culture Master Plan to support the Council’s commitment.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 141757

Estimated Size of Grant:

The amount of funding an organization is eligible to apply for is based on the eligibility stream:
- New and Emerging: May apply for up to 50% of their total operating budget or $15,000, whichever is less.
- Established: May apply for up to 50% of their total operating budget or $120,000, whichever is less.

Term of Contract:

Funding for new and emerging, and established organizations, must be used for programs and activities taking place within their 2021/2022 fiscal year.

Some applicant organizations may be eligible for three-year funding. Multi-year grants must be used for programs and activities taking place within the 2021, 2022 and 2023 calendar years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To apply, your organization must be:

- Operating on a not-for-profit basis and governed by volunteers
- Operating with a specific mandate to provide and support arts, culture or heritage activities
- Operating year-round
- Based and active in Mississauga
- Providing programs and services that are open to the public and publicized City-wide

For further details on eligibility requirements for New and Emerging Organizations, Established Organizations, and Multi-Year Funded Organizations, see https://www.mississauga.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/20132100/2022-Arts-and-Culture-Guidelines.pdf#page=6.

Organizations applying for funding must align with one of the categories below:

1. Performing Arts Organizations:
- Producing and presenting programming, activities and services to the public primarily in the disciplines of dance, theatre and music; or
- Contributing to public participation, community involvement in performing arts and arts education.

2. Visual Arts Organizations:
- Preserving, interpreting, and presenting works of art and holding art collections in trust; or
- Creating a context in which artists and their works are viewed in relationship to visual arts, culture and the community at large.

3. Arts and Culture Service Organizations:
- Membership-based organizations providing services and programming in support of advancing individual or organizational development capacity and promoting an awareness of the arts in Mississauga; or
- Contributing to community participation, arts education and public involvement in the arts in Mississauga.

4. Heritage Organizations:
- Principle focus: Celebrating Mississauga’s heritage, history and increasing public appreciation and awareness of historical events, people and places through creative and innovative collaboration between historians, archivists, artists and the Mississauga community.

For ineligibility, see https://www.mississauga.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/20132100/2022-Arts-and-Culture-Guidelines.pdf#page=7.

Pre-proposal Conference:

For 2022, Arts & Culture information sessions will be held online through webinars; please register by emailing grantsinfo@mississauga.ca.

Applicants that have not received an Arts & Culture grant in the past two years must attend one of the webinars to be eligible for funding.

All other applicants are strongly encouraged to attend one of the webinars to hear about the grant process, the requirements, tips for success and to ask questions.

Webinar dates and times:
- Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 9:00 – 11:00 am
- Wednesday, September 1, 2021, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

For up-to-date details contact the above email or 905-615-3200 ext. 5476.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline to apply for funding is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 15, 2021.

Any organization that has not received funding through the City of Mississauga in the past two years is required to attend one of the information sessions prior to applying. See Pre-Proposal Conference above.

Organizations wishing to apply for the Multi-Year stream must speak to Culture staff prior to applying.

The final recommendations will be forwarded to the Council and considered at a meeting of its General Committee in early 2022. Under normal circumstances, applicants are notified four months after the application deadline.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Online application portal: : https://cityofmississauga.fluidreview.com/

For questions or information, please contact:

Culture Division
201 City Centre Drive, Suite 202
Mississauga, ON L5B 2T4
905-615-3200 ext.5476
grantsinfo@mississauga.ca

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