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. 
Application Materials Now Available
DEADLINE: Friday May 31, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

Application materials are now available on the City's website for the following programs:
  • Arts Development
  • Culture Builds Community
  • Sustaining - Core
  • Sustaining - Midsized
Total funding available for 2019 is $339,587.
All applications must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday May 31, 2019. No late applications will be accepted.

IMPORTANT |  Before you apply please contact Ashley Judd-Rifkin at or 905-688-5601 ext 5229.

For more information on these programs, as well as eligibility requirements, please visit

WHEN: Wednesday, April 24 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Burgoyne Woods Room, 3rd Floor, St. Catharines City Hall, 50 Church St.

First time applying to SCCIP? Seasoned grant writer? Join us for a SCCIP information session.
Whether you're looking for a first-time overview of the programs or a refresher on the Purpose & Priorities of SCCIP, this session will help you get off to a good start. Staff will give a short presentation on the programs and answer your questions. See you there!
"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
(The New SCCIP)
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.