Apply for Funding - Local Festivals
- Application Deadlines
- Who Can Apply?
- Application Forms
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The deadlines for Local Festivals applications are January 30, April 30 and September 30.
If your festival starts between September 1 and December 31 the deadline for application is January 30 of that same calendar year.
If your festival starts between January 1 and June 30 the deadline for application is April 30 of the previous calendar year.
If your festival starts between July 1 and August 31 the deadline for application is September 30 of the previous calendar year.
Who Can Apply?
To be eligible for funding from the Local Festivals component, your group must be a community-based group that is one of the following:
- a local non-profit incorporated organization
- a local unincorporated non-profit group
- a local band council, local tribal council or other local Aboriginal government (First Nations, Inuit, or Métis) or equivalent organizations
Local Festivals GuideLocal Festivals Guide (Accessible PDF version) 818 KB
Application FormsLocal Festivals Application Form (Accessible PDF version) 763 KB
Local Festivals Budget (Accessible PDF version) 203 KB
If you are experiencing technical difficulties with the budget, please contact your regional Program Officer in order to get the document in another format.
If you have any questions about the Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage Program, please Contact us.
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