Feb 22, 2013
In honour of Ontario Heritage Week, the City of Mississauga is now accepting applications
for its 2013 Designated Heritage Property Grant program.
"Mississauga's heritage properties are an invaluable feature of the City," said Susan
Burt, director Culture Division. "The restoration and preservation of these sites protects
Mississauga's community history so it can be enjoyed by residents and visitors."
Launched in 2007, the program offers grants to successful applicants for the conservation,
repair and/or restoration of property designated under the Ontario Heritage Act. Matching
grants from $500 to $5,000 are available for general conservation and $500 to $10,000 for the
repair or restoration of structural elements.
How to Apply
Application forms, details and eligibility criteria are available online at mississauga.ca/heritageplanning
or by calling 905-615-3200 ext. 5070. Applications are due April 19, 2013 by 4 p.m. All
grant requests will be subject to a comprehensive review to ensure each application meets the
About Ontario Heritage Week
In 1985, the Ontario government designated the third week in February as Ontario Heritage Week.
For more information, visit heritagetrust.on.ca
About Culture Division
The Culture Division was created in 2007 to foster growth and sustainability of culture in
Mississauga. Through its policy development, services, programs and partnership initiatives,
the Culture Division plays an integral role in the growth of the City for the 21st Century by
preserving, supporting and enhancing the artistic and historic fabric of Mississauga.
As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 741,000 residents and more than 54,000
businesses, including more than 60 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 "Leading
Today for Tomorrow" by focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan,
delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.
Public Affairs Consultant
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200 ext. 5053