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 18, 2022 and close on Friday, January 13, 2023 at 4:30 p.m.
  • Applications must be submitted in-person at City Hall (58 Dalhousie St., Brantford)

For more information, contact kdavey@brantford.ca

Cultural and Built Heritage Funding Program

Funded by the City of Brantford Casino Reserve Fund, the goal of the Cultural and Built Heritage Funding Program is to provide project grants to cultural institutions for facility and infrastructure improvements, in order to ensure Brantford citizens have access to a range of high-quality arts, culture and heritage assets. The purpose of this program is to financially support substantial capital facility and infrastructure projects for cultural institutions, including new construction, equipment, renovations, repair costs, collections maintenance expenses, and design or planning fees associated with planned capital improvements.

Submit your completed application form and all required attachments by Friday, March 15, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. 

Terms of Eligibility can be downloaded below. Please contact the Arts and Culture Coordinator at culture@brantford.ca to receive an Application Form.

View Terms of Eligibility
View Application Form

City of Brantford Grants Program

This program has a number of streams, including:

  • General Operating Grants
  • Travel Grants
  • Start-Up and Capital 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