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Applications for the City of Mississauga's 2015 Community Grant Program Now Open

Aug 19, 2015

Beginning August 25, the City is accepting online applications for three community grant programs: Arts & Culture, Cultural Festivals & Celebrations and Recreation & Sport. Community-based arts, culture and recreation organizations looking for financial support are encouraged to apply. All applications will be reviewed based on the specific community grant program guidelines and criteria.   

2015 COMMUNITY GRANT PROGRAMS (deadline is Friday, October 10, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.)

1. ARTS & CULTURE
This grant program supports new, emerging and established non-profit arts, culture and heritage organizations to develop programs and services. The grant advances knowledge, understanding and the appreciation of arts, culture and heritage in Mississauga.

Thinking about applying for this grant? Attend one of the Arts & Culture grant program optional information sessions:

• Date: Wednesday, August 27
  Time: 6 to 8 p.m.
   Location: Mississauga Central Library – Noel Ryan Auditorium
                     301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W., Mississauga

• Date: Wednesday, September 3
  Time: 9 to 11 a.m.
   Location: Mississauga Central Library – Noel Ryan Auditorium
                     301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W., Mississauga

Organizations must submit applications online through the City’s Culture Grants website. For more information please contact the City’s Culture Division at 905-615-3200, ext. 5476, email grantsinfo@mississauga.ca, or visit mississauga.ca/grants.

2. CULTURE FESTIVALS & CELEBRATIONS
This grant program helps local organizations provide clean and safe venues for arts, heritage and cultural festivals and celebrations in the community.

Thinking about applying for this grant? You must attend one of the mandatory Cultural Festivals & Celebrations information sessions:

• Date: Thursday, August 28
  Time: 6 to 8 p.m.
   Location: Mississauga Central Library – Noel Ryan Auditorium
                     301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W., Mississauga

• Date: Thursday, September 4
   Time: 9 to 11 a.m.
   Location: Mississauga Central Library – Noel Ryan Auditorium
                     301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W., Mississauga

Organizations must submit applications online through the City’s Culture Grants website. For more information please contact the City’s Culture Division at 905-615-3200, ext. 5476, email grantsinfo@mississauga.ca, or visit mississauga.ca/grants.

3. RECREATION & SPORT
This grant program assists Mississauga-based, not for-profit community groups governed by a volunteer Board of Directors to deliver municipally-related programs, services or projects specifically to the residents of Mississauga. Operating grants are available to assist with the cost of delivering recreational program or services for 2015. Project grants are available to support new or pilot recreational initiatives such as a special project, a specific event or activity taking place within a defined period. 

Thinking about applying for this grant? Request an information session:

• Recreation & Sport grant program information sessions are available by appointment only.

To schedule an appointment, please call 905-615-3200, ext. 4313. 
Available information session dates: Wednesday, September 3 and 10

Organizations must submit applications online through the City’s Recreation community group website. Application and guidelines are available online at mississauga.ca/portal/residents/cg-grantsfunding.

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Media Contact:                                                        
Karen Flores
Communications Advisor, Community Services
City of Mississauga                                                  
905-615-3200, ext. 5053                                         
Karen.Flores@mississauga.ca                        
TTY: 905-896-5151






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