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2013 Community Cultural Festivals and Celebrations Grant Program

Oct 30, 2012

The City of Mississauga's Culture Division is hosting information sessions on the 2013 Community Cultural Festivals and Celebrations (CCFC) grant program. Two sessions will take place and attendance at one of the sessions is mandatory for organizations intending to apply.

Information sessions:

Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Mississauga Civic Centre
Committee Room B
300 City Centre Drive
(South of the Living Arts Centre and north of the Mississauga Central Library).

Date: Thursday, November 8, 2012

Time: 9 to 11 a.m.

Mississauga Central Library
Noel Ryan Auditorium
301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W.
(Burnhamthorpe Rd. W. and Duke of York Blvd.)

"Community festivals and celebrations help to shape the character of a City and build community engagement," said Susan Burt, director, Culture Division. "This grant program demonstrates City Council's commitment to the long-term growth and sustainability of arts, heritage, and cultural festivals and celebrations that advance the vision and goals of the City and contribute to the cultural, social and economic quality of life."

The CCFC grant program assists Mississauga-based organizations by providing funding for specific costs associated with the presentation of arts, heritage and cultural festivals and celebrations to Mississauga residents and visitors.

How to Apply
To apply for a CCFC grant, a representative of an organization must attend one of the two mandatory information sessions and pick-up an application. Applications will only be available during these sessions. For more information, visit

Deadline for submissions is Monday, December 3, 2012 by 4 p.m. All grant requests will be subject to a comprehensive review to ensure each application meets the grant criteria. Applications should be submitted directly to the Culture Division, 201 City Centre Drive, Suite 202, Mississauga, Ont., L5B 4E4.

For more information on the CCFC grant program, visit, contact the Culture Division at 905-615-3200 ext. 5476 or email

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Baljit Seran
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City of Mississauga
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