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Arts, Culture and Heritage Grant

Grants to New Brunswick Nonprofits for Projects, Activities, and
Capital Purchases to Benefit Residents in Eligible Regions

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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City of Fredericton Recreation, Culture and Community Development

Deadline Date:

02/14/20 4:30 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $2,000 and grants of up to $5,000 to New Brunswick nonprofit organizations for projects, activities, and capital purchases to benefit residents in eligible regions. Funding is intended for multi-day festivals, major events, and series, projects, and community assets in the creative arts, culture, and heritage sectors. Projects and activities should benefit the Fredericton community.

Areas of Support:

Financial support is offered in three categories:

  1. Festivals, major events, and series grants – For the presentation of multi-day festivals, major events or series related to the creative arts, culture or heritage.
  2. Project grants – For projects and activities related to the creative arts, culture or heritage.
  3. Community asset grant – For one-time financial assistance for the purchase or repair of specialized equipment or infrastructure, to become a community asset shared among three or more eligible organizations.

Examples of projects or activities considered eligible:

  • Multi-day festivals, events or series pertaining to the creative arts, culture, or heritage
  • Performances (theatre, music, dance, poetry/literature)
  • Exhibitions pertaining to creative arts, culture or heritage subjects
  • Workshops or seminars on the subject of the creative arts, culture or heritage
  • Demonstrations of the creative arts, culture or heritage
  • Educational programs or activities in the creative arts, culture or heritage
  • Community assets (Examples include – but are not limited to – staging, lighting, tents, exhibit panels.) 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 187855

Estimated Size of Grant:

- Multi-day festival, major event or series - Up to $5,000
- Project - Up to $2,000
- Community Asset - Up to $5,000 - no more than 75% of the cost

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible organizations are:
1. Non-profit organizations whose primary purpose is presentation, promotion, or education with respect to the visual, performing, literary, media, or material arts in Fredericton, and who wish to undertake a project or activity of benefit to the community.
2. Non-profit organizations whose primary purpose is presentation, promotion, or education with respect to Fredericton’s history or heritage, and who wish to undertake a project or activity of benefit to the community.
3. Non-profit organizations whose primary purpose is presentation, promotion or education with respect to a specific culture or cultures, and who wish to undertake a project or activity of benefit to the community. A specific culture is defined as a set of values, customs and traditions belonging to First Nations peoples or peoples of historical or contemporary settlement.

Examples of projects or activities considered ineligible:
- Sales, exhibitions or events held in commercial premises
- Sustaining, operating or administrative expenses not associated with the project or activity
- Studies, plans, or strategies
- Conferences or professional development
- Travel
- Building renovation or repair
- Monuments, statuary and interpretative panels
- Purchase of uniforms or specialized equipment not as a community asset

Pre-Application Information:

The Deadline for Submissions: Friday, February 14, 2020 at 4:30 pm.

Note: For an eligible activity that is unforeseen during the scheduled funding round, financial support to a maximum of $500 is available at the discretion of the jury chair and support staff. Funds are limited. Call for details.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Questions may be directed to Culture at:
506-460-2411
culture@fredericton.ca
angela.watson@fredericton.ca

City of Fredericton
397 Queen Street
Fredericton, NB, E3B 1B5

Grant Coverage Areas:

City of Fredericton

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: New Brunswick

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