Celebrations & Events Grants

Caribbean Days Festival

Celebrations & Events Grants support small and large scale events that foster community connection and that contribute to residents’ quality of life and sense of identity; the program seeks to sustain and encourage growth in existing events and to support the development of new events.

Application Materials

Applications to the Celebrations & Events Grants Program are accepted in three categories:

Program Guidelines

The Program Guidelines provide important program information including but not restricted to: eligibility considerations, guidance on available funding streams and submission processes, evaluation and review criteria, as well as annual reporting requirements.  Groups and/or organizations that are considering submitting an application to the Celebrations & Events Grants  Program are strongly encouraged to consult the Guidelines and to contact the Grants Officer before submitting an application.

Program Eligibility

Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to consult the Program Guidelines and/or to contact the Grants Officer before submitting an application. Eligible Applicants include:

  • registered not-for-profit arts and culture organizations, including multi-cultural and ethno-cultural organizations

  • other recognized arts groups

  • community service groups

  • community associations; merchants’ associations or business improvement associations

  • charitable organizations, and

  • other recognized community groups