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Cultural funding

Supports the creation, production, presentation, exhibition & dissemination of the literary, media, performing & visual arts.

Supports local heritage organizations & professionals preserving Ottawa’s distinct local history & heritage through education, research & documentation, & preservation/conservation.

Supports production & presentation of artistic activities that represent Ottawa’s equity-seeking communities.

Through its Cultural Funding & Awards Programs, the City of Ottawa annually supports the creation, production & presentation of arts, festival, fair & heritage activities undertaken by individuals & not-for-profit professional organizations, as well as, community & amateur groups.

The City of Ottawa invests in local culture through its Cultural Funding & Awards Programs. These programs provide support to local not-for-profit cultural organizations, professional artists & heritage workers.

Assists organizations to build organizational sustainability through projects that increase capacity in fundraising, governance, marketing & strategic planning.