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City of Mississauga Launches 2013 Grant Programs

Sep 21, 2012

The City of Mississauga is now accepting applications from community-based groups and organizations for 2013 financial support, through its various granting programs: the City's Arts and Culture Grant Program for local arts, heritage and culture organizations and the Corporate Grant Program for local community groups.

"We value and support the work of the City's many community groups and the arts and culture community," said Paul Mitcham, commissioner of Community Services. "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:
• Arts and Culture Grant Program for local arts, culture and heritage groups, operating on a year round basis, in the form of: Operating, Project, Capital and Technical Assistance Grants
• Corporate Grant Program for non-arts/cultural Mississauga community groups
• Community Cultural Festivals and Celebrations have a separate application process and timeline. Please contact grantinfo@mississauga.ca for more information.

How to Apply for Arts and Culture Grants

For more information on the Arts and Culture Grant Program, contact the Culture Division at 905-615-3200 ext. 5476 or email grantsinfo@mississauga.ca. Application forms and guidelines for the 2013 Arts and Culture Grant program are available at: mississauga.ca/grants. The deadline for submission for the 2013 Arts and Culture Grant Program is Thursday, October 11, 2012 by 4 p.m. Applications should be submitted directly to the Culture Division, Central Library, 301 Burnhamthorpe Rd West, 4th Floor, Mississauga, ON, L5B 3Y3.

How to Apply for Corporate Grants
For more information on the Corporate Grant Program, contact the Culture Division at 905-615-3200 ext. 5322. Application forms and guidelines for the 2013 Corporate Grant Program are available at: mississauga.ca. The deadline for submission for the 2013 Corporate Grant Program is Thursday, October 11, 2012 by 4 p.m. Applications should be submitted directly to the Recreation Division, 201 City Centre Drive, 9th floor, Mississauga, ON, L5B 4E4.

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.

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Media Contact:
Baljit Seran
Public Affairs Consultant
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200 ext. 5053
baljit.seran@mississauga.ca
TTY: 905-896-5151






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