Strategic Initiatives Fund – Strategic Growth and Development Component

By mmuise

The Strategic Initiatives Fund – Strategic Growth & Development Component aims to assist arts and culture organizations and cultural industries with initiatives that enhance growth, professionalism, and sustainable contributions to the cultural sector.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is in the form of a grant of up to 50% of the project’s total cost to a maximum of $50,000.

Deadline: Continuous Intake

Applicants must:

  • be Non-profit arts and cultural organizations legally incorporated in New Brunswick;
  • be Cultural Industry for-profit businesses legally registered in NB, (craft entrepreneurs, commercial galleries etc.);
  • be Municipalities with a cultural policy;
  • be First Nations groups.
Application Steps:

Applicants must:

1. submit an application at least three weeks prior to the start of the project;

2. send their application via email to:

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must submit:
1. the completed and dated application;
2. the needed information for Appendix A (Participating artists) and B (Project budget);
3. provide a Letter of support from the Partner Organization, if applicable;

4. First time applicants must provide a list of current Board members and a copy of the constitution or letters of incorporation;
5. Previous grant recipients: Please note that failure to provide a final report will result in the organization being disqualified from receiving future grants from the Arts and Culture Branch.

Other Things to Note:

1. There is no deadline for this program.
Projects should take place between April 1, 2023 and March 31, 2024.
2. SIF Export Guidelines (Revised: March 2023).

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