The Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage program was created to help you celebrate your community – both its past and its present. This program increases opportunities for local artists, artisans, heritage performers or specialists to be involved in their community through festivals, events and projects. It also allows local groups to commemorate their local history and heritage.
The Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) is an agency of the Government of Ontario, and one of Canada’s largest granting foundations. With a budget of over $136 million, OTF awards grants to some 1,000 projects every year to build healthy and vibrant Ontario communities.
Learn More: http://www.otf.ca/
Celebrate Ontario provides project-based programming and marketing funding to new or existing Ontario events to enhance programs, activities and services and support innovations that will lead to long-term improvements, sustainability and the attraction of additional tourists.
The Tourism Development Fund supports projects that encourage three key streams: tourism investment, tourism product development and industry capacity building. The Tourism Development Fund program provides non-capital, project-based
funding to develop research-based innovative and emerging tourism sectors; support tourism organizations’ capacity building; encourage new private sector tourism investment attraction; and enhance Ontario’s overall economic competitiveness and opportunities for the Ontario tourism industry.
The New Horizons for Seniors Program is a federal Grants and Contributions program that supports projects led or inspired by seniors who make a difference in the lives of others and in their communities. By supporting a variety of opportunities for seniors, the New Horizons for Seniors Program works to better the lives of all Canadians. Since its creation in 2004, the Program has helped seniors lead and participate in activities across the country.
IGNITE is an exciting new community partnership program that enables individuals, organizations and communities to create their own special Games-themed initiative, or increase awareness of existing projects through an association with the The goal of the IGNITE program is to inspire communities throughout Toronto, the Greater Golden Horseshoe, Ontario and Canada, to come together and build excitement around the Games and bolster community spirit.
The goal of the Canada 150 Fund is to create opportunities for Canadians to participate in local, regional, and national celebrations that contribute to building a sense of pride and attachment to Canada.