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Toronto Star/Mississauga News: Applications for Mississauga Arts Council’s MicroGrant program now open

Published on and, April 12th, 2022. Article by Krystle Hewitt.

“The Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) is calling on local creatives living or based in the city to apply for its MicroGrant program. This year it will be providing $36,000 in MicroGrants across six funding streams to artist-led projects and initiatives.

The Mississauga Arts Council says funding targets areas of interest or need within the local arts sector.

Applicants can only apply for one funding stream and may only submit one application. Projects must take place or have the majority of the work completed in Mississauga. All successful MicroGrant projects this year must include a free public experience for Mississauga residents.

This year’s categories for funding are:

•Matchmaker MicroGrants (5 x $2,000)

•Dramatic Short Film MicroGrant ($8,500)

•Theatre in the Park MicroGrant ($6,000)

•Arts for Mental Health Program Development MicroGrant ($5,000)

•Dance on Film MicroGrant ($4,500)

•Poetry Slam Curation MicroGrant ($2,000)

The deadline for all submissions is Monday, May 2 by 5 p.m.

Details about the MAC MicroGrants, eligibility, application requirements and important dates are available here:

Applications can be submitted online at”