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Greater Sudbury is a northern cultural capital celebrated from coast to coast for its artistic excellence, vibrancy and creativity.

A diverse cultural sector breathes life into our entire community through a range of programs and events which showcase the immense talent of local artists who draw inspiration from the land and the rich multicultural heritage of the region. Our city is home to a growing base of arts and culture businesses and employment.

We’re bursting with culture and are home to one-of-a-kind and world-renowned events celebrating a combination of art, music, food and so much more year-round.

City of Greater Sudbury Arts & Culture Grant Program

2022 Arts & Culture Grant Program

The deadline to submit 2022 applications and reports on 2021 funding is Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 4 p.m.

Applicants are invited to attend an online grant information session to speak with staff about their 2022 grant submissions.  Two sessions will be held:

Create an account to begin your application using the online grant portal.

Learn more! 32 Organizations Benefit from Grants to Support Local Arts and Culture

Past recipients and funding allocations are available on the Grants and Incentives page.

Arts and Culture Grant Juries

Deadline: Thursday, December 16, 2021

Apply to be a part of the volunteer group that assesses project grant applications each year.  All letters should clearly indicate your reasons for wishing to serve on the jury, your résumé, and a list all direct affiliations with local arts and culture initiatives, emailed to [email protected] by Thursday, December 16, 2021.

Learn more! Residents Invited to Apply for Appointment to Arts and Culture Grant Juries

Read the jury call-out here.

Greater Sudbury Cultural Plan

The Greater Sudbury Cultural Plan and Cultural Action Plan articulates the City’s strategic direction to further enhance our cultural sector in four interconnected strategic directions: Creative Identity, Creative People, Creative Places and Creative Economy. Our community is multicultural and has a unique historical relation with its geographical landscape and this plan celebrates that diversity.