Available Grants

Brantford is proud to celebrate and support creative organizations, events, and projects. We support arts, culture, and heritage organizations through a number of grant programs, including:

Not what you're looking for? We have a variety of other grant programs that may be applicable to you or your organization.

Community Cultural Investment Program (CCIP)

This grant program provides operating assistance for small to medium sized non-profit cultural organizations in Brantford.

The program has two streams: Annual Operating Grants and Core Operating Grants (Museum Funding Agreements).

Applications are accepted starting November 13, 2020 and close on Friday, January 8, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.

Applications must be submitted in-person at the Brantford Visitor & Tourism Centre (399 Wayne Gretzky Parkway).

For more information, contact kdavey@brantford.ca

Cultural and Built Heritage Funding Program

NOTICE: Due to COVID-19, please note that this grant program has been suspended until further notice. This grant program provides project grants to non-profit cultural organizations for major capital improvements to facilities in Brantford. Applications are accepted annually starting in March. For any questions about this grant program, please contact the Arts and Culture Development Officer at culture@brantford.ca or 519-751-9900.

City of Brantford Grants Program

This program has a number of streams, including:

  • General Operating Grants
  • Travel Grants
  • Start-Up and Capital Funding Grants
  • Emergency Funding Grants.

The City of Brantford Grants program is administered by the Brant Community Foundation.

Grant Support and Assistance

Let us help you with your next grant application. Tourism Brantford provides the following services:

  • Connecting you with local, provincial and federal funding programs
  • Grant writing advice and support
  • Letters of support (in principle) for your grant application