Local Festivals – Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage

Canadian Heritage

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January 31, April 30, October 15


National (All)

Contact Information

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Email: pch.enligne-online.pch@canada.ca

Phone Number: 819-997-0055; 1-866-811-0055 (toll-free)


All funds are available in English and French.

Grant Description

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage – Local Festivals component provides funding to local groups for recurring festivals that present the work of local artists, artisans or heritage performers. This includes the celebration of LGBTQ2+ communities and Indigenous cultural celebrations.

    Additional Information

    Successful applicants may receive up to 100 per cent of eligible expenses up to a maximum of $200,000 for festivals that:
    - present the work of local artists, artisans, or heritage performers;
    - actively involve members of the local community; and
    - are intended for and accessible to the general public.

    Eligibility Requirements

    Applicant Type
    Artistic Discipline
    Any or All Disciplines, Architecture, Literary arts, Performing arts - Dance, Performing arts - Theatre, Performing arts - Other, Visual Arts, Media Arts, Crafts/Artisan, Music and Sound
    Funding Type
    Project: Creating and Presenting, Building Audiences, Engaging Communities
    Priority Community
    Indigenous artists, LGBTQIA2S+
    Career Type


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