Sep 21, 2010
The City of Mississauga is now accepting applications from community-based groups and
organizations for 2011 financial support through its various granting programs: The City's
Corporate Grant Program for local community groups and the Arts and Culture Grant Program for
local arts, heritage and culture organizations.
"We value and support the unique work of the Citys many community groups and our
arts and culture community, said Commissioner of Community Services Paul Mitcham.
Our granting programs support the cultivation of vibrant communities and strengthen arts
and culture in Mississauga.
City of Mississauga Grant Programs
The City of Mississauga provides financial support to a range of community-based groups and
organizations through the following granting programs:
- Corporate Grant Program for non-arts/cultural Mississauga community groups
- Arts and Culture Grant Program for local arts, culture and heritage groups
- Technical Assistance Grants for established arts, heritage and cultural groups, providing
short-term assistance to help achieve long-term sustainability.
How to Apply for Corporate Grants
Application forms and guidelines for the Corporate Grant Program are available atwww.mississauga.ca/communitygroups or by
contacting Cheryl Anderson at 905-896-5322.
How to Apply for Arts and Culture Grants
For more information on the Arts and Culture Grant Program, contact 905-615-3200 ext. 5476
or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Application
forms and guidelines for the 2011 Arts and Culture Grant Program are available at: www.mississauga.ca/portal/discover/grantinformation.
Deadline for submissions for corporate grants and arts and culture grants is Thursday,
October 14, 2010 at 4 p.m. All grant requests will be subject to a comprehensive review to
ensure each application meets the published grant criteria.
Governance Seminar: Arts and Culture Grant Program
This interactive seminar will focus on issues surrounding governance for non-profit
organizations and will be jointly led by Culture Division staff as well as representatives of
the Ontario Arts Council (OAC) who will provide a detailed presentation on the OACs
Compass Program. Those interested are invited to attend the seminar on Thursday, September
23, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Committee Room A, on the second floor of the Civic Centre, 300
City Centre Drive.
As Canadas sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 734,000 residents
and 55,000 businesses, including 63 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major
divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the
shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is one of Greater
Toronto's Top 90 Employers for 2010. Enhancing its citizens quality of life by providing
superior services, revitalizing its infrastructure and conserving the environment, Mississauga
is committed to innovation, operational excellence and fiscal responsibility which is reflected
in its motto: Leading Today for Tomorrow.
Employee Communications Advisor
Phone: 905-615-3200 x4073