City of St. Catharines Cultural Investment Newsletter!
The St. Catharines Cultural Investment Program (SCCIP) is designed to serve distinct segments of the creative sector and strengthen the overall cultural ecosystem in St. Catharines. 
DeadlineSCCIP Application Materials Now Available
DEADLINE: Friday July 31, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

Application materials are  now available  on the City's website for the Arts and Culture Community Revitalization Program.

The St. Catharines Arts and Culture Community Revitalization Program supports projects that engage residents through performances, community art experiences, neighbourhood cultural activities and/or experiences that encourage participation, creativity and innovation. Projects may encompass a range of cultural activities, art forms, and art practices with priority given to Niagara-based arts creation and diverse cultural traditions.

The program is open to artists, arts organizations, artist ad-hoc groups/collectives, arts festivals, cultural organizations and other not-for-profit organizations that have the ability to engage residents at a local community level.  Priority will be given to arts and culture initiatives that support downtown revitalization and/or seek to enhance public life during recovery from the COVID-19 epidemic.


Applications must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on deadline day. No late applications will be accepted.

IMPORTANT! 
Before you apply: 
We highly recommend you contact Ashley Judd-Rifkin, Culture Coordinator, to discuss your plans.
Email: 
ajuddrifkin@stcatharines.ca
Phone: 905-359-7348 

For more information on this program, as well as eligibility requirements, please visit: www.stcatharines.ca/sccip
"A vibrant arts and culture scene is important to a livable city. St. Catharines' creative sector is a foundation for community transformation and sustainability: artists and not-for-profit arts organizations are at the heart of this sector."
 
Vision Statement, St. Catharines Cultural Investment Policy 2016
Please forward this newsletter to anyone who may benefit from cultural funding, or who might be interested in learning more. 
The Cultural Services office is a division of the City of St. Catharines' Parks, Recreation and Culture Services department. Cultural Services focuses on public art, community development, planning and policy related to arts and culture in the City of St. Catharines.