Local Festivals – Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage
January 31, 2023 (for festivals starting between September 1 and December 31 of the same calendar year)
April 30, 2023 (for festivals starting between January 1 and June 30 of the next calendar year)
October 15, 2023 (for festivals starting between July 1 and August 31 of the next calendar year)If the deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the deadline becomes the next business day.
Type of Funding: Project Funding
Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage – Local Festivals component provides funding to local groups for recurring festivals that present the work of local artists, artisans or heritage performers. This includes the celebration of LGBTQ2+ communities and Indigenous cultural celebrations.
Successful applicants may receive up to 100 per cent of eligible expenses up to a maximum of $200,000 for festivals that:
- present the work of local artists, artisans, or heritage performers;
- actively involve members of the local community; and
- are intended for and accessible to the general public.