City accepting applications for 2020 Culture & Heritage Grants

Deadline for submission is Tuesday, October 15, 2019 (no later than 4:00 pm)

Summary

The City of Nanaimo is now accepting applications from community non-profit culture & heritage organizations seeking financial assistance to support their 2020 operations, projects, or events. Funds are available under two grants:

  • 2020 CULTURE & HERITAGE OPERATING GRANTS
  • 2020 CULTURE & HERITAGE PROJECT GRANTS

Guidelines, criteria and application forms are available online (www.nanaimo.ca > Culture & Environment > Grants), attached to this news release, in person at the Service & Resource Centre (411 Dunsmuir Street), or by contacting us directly. The deadline for application submission is Tuesday, October 15, 2019 (no later than 4:00 pm).

Link to Strategic Plan: The Culture & Heritage Grants support “Livability” by supporting culture as an integral part of everyday life in Nanaimo. As well, they support the 2014-2020 Cultural Plan for a Creative Nanaimo's strategy to support ongoing and stable core funding to non-profit arts and cultural organizations to enable them to leverage funding from other sources.

Key Points

  • Community non-profit culture and heritage organizations can apply for funding to assist with their 2020 operations, projects, or events.
  • The deadline for application submission is Tuesday, October 15, 2019 (no later than 4:00 pm).

Quotes

"These grant programs help to underpin activities of Nanaimo's culture and heritage organizations who contribute so much to our city’s cultural and economic vitality."

Mayor
City of Nanaimo

Quick Facts

  • OPERATING GRANTS - Applicants who have received funding in previous years must provide a Final Report within 90 days of the organization's fiscal year end OR before a new funding request is submitted for consideration. Failure to provide final reports on previous year's funding will result in the rejection of new applications.
  • PROJECT GRANTS - Applicants who have received funding in previous years MUST provide a complete Final Report within 90 days of the conclusion of the project/event. Failure to provide final reports on previous year's funding will result in the rejection of new applications.
  • Applicants completing Final Reports must ensure they are using the correct template labelled "CH Grant Final Report Template", available online (www.nanaimo.ca > Culture & Environment > Grants) or by contacting us directly.
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Contact:

Chris Barfoot
Culture & Heritage Coordinator
City of Nanaimo
250-755-4483
Lisa Bhopalsingh
Manager of Community Planning
City of Nanaimo
250-755-4423

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