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Culture Division and MBEC Host Grants Seminar

Jun 11, 2013

The City of Mississauga's Culture Division has partnered with the Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre (MBEC) to offer a seminar that provides business planning tips, tools and resources for arts and culture not-for-profit organizations.

"As the market for non-profit funding and sponsorship opportunities becomes more competitive, it is increasingly important for organizations to have a strong business plan," said Susan Burt, director, Culture Division. "We encourage all current grant recipients, prospective applicants and interested individuals and community groups to attend."

According to Burt, the two-hour seminar will focus on the following:
• What is a business plan and why do you need one?
• Keys to success
• Key components of a business plan
• Business planning tips
• Business planning resources
• MBEC programs and Services

Seminar Details

Representatives from City of Mississauga’s Culture Division and John Fisher, business information officer, MBEC, which is part of the City’s Economic Development Office

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
6 to 8 p.m.

The Glass Pavilion, Central Library – 301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W.
Parking and admission to this event are free. Underground parking is available off Duke of York Blvd.

RSVP by email to before June 17, 2013.

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 focusing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.

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Lindsay Noronha
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City of Mississauga
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