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Making Cultural Spaces Safe During COVID-19

November 29, 2021

We recently saw an announcement which might be of benefit to your organization. In case you missed it, The Government of Canada has committed the Government of Canada committed $15 million ($4 million in Ontario alone) to help support the safe reopening of arts, culture, heritage, and sport sectors through the “Making Cultural Spaces Safe During COVID-19 Initiative”.


This project-based funding is for initiatives that upgrade space to permit safe reopening while following relevant public health guidelines related to COVID-19.


There are two tiers of projects: Grants up to $150,000; and Contributions up to $300,000

It should be noted that Projects must be substantially completely by March 31, 2022


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