Mississauga Arts Council Micro Grants

The Mississauga Arts Council is inviting its members to apply for the 2019 Small Project Micro Grants Program.

Available to individual artists and unregistered groups/collectives, and established arts organizations, the program offers a variety of grants to encourage creative expression in Mississauga.

Note that all grants should result in artwork which builds connections with the public, encouraging them to view and experience the work.


Funding Category
Funding Available

Neighbourhood Impact Grants


$500 to $5,000 New ways of seeing a neighbourhood and revealing its identity.

Surprise Engagement Grant


$500 – $2,000 A public pop-up, street art, or surprise arts event.

Inspiration Grants


$300 – $1,500 To improve the quality or range of the artists’ practice through an educational or professional development experience.

Fusion Grant


Up to $2,500 Is intended to integrate two or more art forms, to create a multi-faceted, original artwork.

Launch Grants


$2,500 – $8,000 The execution of a project that has already been written or produced – but not successfully launched.

To learn more about each funding opportunity, as well as Eligibility and Scoring and Evaluation Criteria please see the Guidelines.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you become a member of the Mississauga Arts Council?

Our membership is made up of a wide spectrum of the community that includes individuals and organizations whose interests or mandates embrace the idea of community engagement, arts for social change and community building through the arts.

For more information and to become a member (online process), visit our membership page.

When is the deadline?

The deadline for applications to be received through our online form is Monday, June 17, 2019 at 11:59 PM.

How can I apply or submit an application?

Complete the online form at the bottom of this page by Monday, June 17, 2019 at 11:59 PM.

Who can I contact for more information?

After reviewing the guidelines and frequently asked questions, you can address any additional questions to staff by email. Please contact mac@mississaugaartscouncil.com and allow 1-2 business days for a response.

Can I apply for multiple grants?
Unfortunately, applicants can only receive one (1) grant per calendar year, and the Mississauga Arts Council will award one grant from each category this year.

The 2019 Micro Grant application is now closed.

Mississauga Arts Council is a member of the Mississauga Charitable Gaming Association. The MAC Micro Grants program is generously supported with funds raised through volunteering at RAMA Gaming Centre, Mississauga. We encourage you to visit RAMA Mississauga to experience this fantastic entertainment centre and support your local charities. www.ramagamingmississauga.com

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