City of Barrie Department of Culture
01/31/22 4:30 PM
Grants to Ontario nonprofit arts organizations for the development of the arts in eligible locations. Funding is intended to support general operations and to assist arts organizations in the creation, production, and presentation of arts programs and projects. Eligible applicants are based in Barrie. There are two streams of funding: Operational Streams and Projects & Capacity Building Streams.
The mandate of the Cultural Grants Program is to promote and assist in the development of the arts in all its diversity for the enjoyment and benefit of all Barrie residents and visitors.
Operational Category: Provides annual grants with a stable funding base to support the operation (administration and programming) of established professional, semi-professional and emerging arts and culture organizations operating within Barrie to enable them to further their mission. All ongoing artistic and administrative expenses are eligible.
Projects and Capacity Building Category: Provides grants to arts and culture organizations to support project-based initiatives that contribute to the
development of Barrie’s arts and culture sector by exposing more individuals, communities, and areas of
the City to creative experiences (Projects) or; to support capacity building strategies, organizational
development projects and professional development initiatives to build administrative and management
capacity in the arts (Capacity Building). For information about eligible expenses related to these categories, see: https://www.barrie.ca/Culture/Funding-Opportunities/Documents/Barrie%20Arts%20and%20Culture%20Investment%20Program%20Guidelines%202022.pdf#page=5
GrantWatch ID#: 142460
Project and Capacity Building Grants are for up to $5,000
For organizations whose operating budgets are $75,000 or more funding requests cannot exceed 30% of the total organization budget. For organizations whose operating budgets are less than $75,000 funding requests cannot exceed 60% of the total organization budget.
The City of Barrie does not fund activities, events or projects that have taken place before the program deadline date or that have been completed before the results of the granting process have taken place.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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