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Mississauga Arts Council Celebrates Mississauga’s 50th Anniversary with new Fall 2023 MicroGrants

Mississauga, ON – September 5, 2023

Mississauga turns 50 in 2024 and Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) wants artists to show their civic creativity! Our Fall 2023 MicroGrants celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the City of Mississauga through arts and culture projects that engage the community and celebrate 50 years of civic identity. Please join us in inspiring the unique culture of our community!

This fall, MAC is offering eight (8) MicroGrant Funding Streams ranging from $1500 to $8000 through our MicroGrant Program that provides funding to individual artists and unregistered arts groups to support their impactful artist-led projects.

Fall 2023 Funding Streams:

  • ArtsCare MicroGrants (up to $5,000)
  • Career Development MicroGrants (up to $1,500)
  • Community Activation MicroGrants (up to $6,000)
  • Fusion MicroGrant (up to $6,000)
  • Matchmaker MicroGrants (50% of your budget to a maximum of $3,000)
  • Music Showcase Event Production MicroGrants (up to $6,000)
  • Theatre in the Park MicroGrant (up to $8,000)
  • Visual Art Exhibition Curation MicroGrant (up to $5,000)

Download the Complete Fall 2023 MicroGrant Guidelines for more information about funding streams, applicant and project eligibility, application webform requirements and more.

The NEW deadline to apply for MAC MicroGrants is Monday, October 23, 2023, by 5:00 PM.

No Late applications will be accepted. All applications must be submitted through the online webform.

Guidelines, criteria, and submission form can be found at:

MAC will be hosting a virtual information session on Wednesday, September 20, 2022 at 3:00 PM over Zoom. MAC staff will be walking through the guidelines and answering questions about our MicroGrant Program.

Register for the Info Session here:

About MAC’s MicroGrant Programs

MAC’s dynamic MicroGrant program provides funding for artist-led projects which have a pronounced and impactful connection to the public and bring recognition and increased awareness to the arts across the city. These MicroGrants are made possible through sponsor contributions and MAC’s own fundraising efforts. 

For more information on MicroGrants, visit:


For more information about MAC’s MicroGrant program, please contact:
Susan Durnin, Administration Lead
Mississauga Arts Council 

Thank you to our MicroGrant Sponsors

MAC’s MicroGrant program is also enabled by sponsor contributions and our own fundraising efforts (including funds raised through our 2023 MACsquerade Ball). MAC is especially grateful for contributions from RAMA Gaming House – Mississauga, through the Mississauga Charitable Gaming Association for the ongoing support of our MicroGrant program.