City Enrichment Fund

The City of Hamilton invests in the community by providing grants through the City Enrichment Fund. The City Enrichment Fund 2019 intake process is now closed.

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2019 City Enrichment Fund Program Guidelines (PDF, 490 KB)

Important dates & timeline


November 2, 2018
Application Intake Closes: November 2, 2018 at 4:30 pm

May 6, 2019
Grants Sub-Committee Meeting

May 16, 2019
Grants Sub-committee Report to Audit, Finance & Administration Committee

May 22, 2019
Audit, Finance & Administration Committee Report to Council

Program areas

Arts Program – Capacity Building Handbook (PDF, 359 KB)
Arts Program – Creation and Presentation for Artists Handbook (PDF, 409 KB)
Arts Program – Arts Festivals Handbook (PDF, 363 KB)
Arts Program – Arts Operating Handbook (PDF, 379 KB)

Drop In Sessions


October 31, 2018: 10 am to 4 pm
Lister Block Building
28 James St. North – 1st Floor Visitors Centre

An opportunity to meet one-on-one with  the Arts Program Manager and discuss specific application and / or budget questions.

No registration required. First come first served.

Communities, Culture & Heritage Program - Capacity Building for Cultural Organizations Handbook (PDF, 148 KB)
Communities, Culture & Heritage Program - Events & Established Activity Handbook (PDF, 460 KB)
Communities, Culture & Heritage Program - New Projects Handbook (PDF, 359 KB)

Drop In Sessions


October 30, 2018: 10 am to 4 pm
Lister Block Building
28 James St. North – 1st Floor Visitors Centre

An opportunity to meet one-on-one with the Communities, Culture & Heritage Program Manager and discuss specific application and / or budget questions.

No registration required. First come first served.

Community Services Program - Grants Handbook (PDF, 527 KB)

Drop In Sessions


October 30, 2018: 9 to 10:30 am
Lister Block Building
28 James St. North – RM B05 (Basement)

For any applicants from either the Established/Emerging Needs categories who have a specific question or seeking clarification during the 2019 City Enrichment Fund submission process.

No registration required. First come first served.

City Council Approvals

2018

November 25, 2015 Council Meeting
Council approved: Item 6 - Audit, Finance & Administration Committee Report 15-012 (PDF, 35 KB)

Contact 

Rosanna Melatti
Grants & Strategic Partnerships Co-ordinator
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 4524
Email: rosanna.melatti@hamilton.ca