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Richmond Hill Community and Cultural Grant Info Session

Richmond Hill Community and Cultural Grant Info Session

Applications are now available for 2017 projects. Application deadline: November 4, 2016, 4 p.m. Attendance at the information session is encouraged for interested applicants.

The purpose of the Community and Cultural Grant Program is to provide project funding to community and cultural organizations and individual artists whose projects support a more vibrant Richmond Hill through the delivery of programs, services or activities. Applicants may apply for funding to support a specific project. Funding is awarded annually. Projects must begin between February 2016 - January 2017 and be completed within a 12-month time frame.

The$65,000 Community and Cultural Grant Program replaces the Mayor’s Endowment Fund for the Arts and Community Grants program. Organizations and individual artists are eligible to apply for a grant that is a maximum of 50 per cent of their project budget, up to a maximum of $5,000.

The grant program has two streams: the Community Project stream and the Cultural Project stream.

Community Project Stream:

One-time project funding related to a specific program, service or activity that is of significant benefit to Richmond Hill in terms of economic impact, community responsiveness, and enhancement of the Town’s image and quality of life for Richmond Hill residents, in areas such as social services and health, recreation, or the environment.


Cultural Project Stream:

One-time project funding related to a specific program, service or activity that is of significant benefit to Richmond Hill in terms of economic impact, community responsiveness, and enhancement of the Town’s image and quality of life for Richmond Hill residents, in areas that promote performing arts (theatre, dance, music), visual, literary and new media arts as well as heritage program, presenting and touring opportunities and arts education for children and youth. 

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More Information: RichmondHill.ca/CommunityGrants

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York Region Arts Council, YRAC

1310 Kerrisdale Blvd., Unit 200
Newmarket, ON. L3Y 7B3

Phone: 905-726-3278
Fax: 905-726-2788

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