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Culture Grants

The City of Regina aims to fund organizations that will help achieve the City’s priorities related to Culture, those priorities include:

Preserve and conserve Regina’s intangible cultural heritage; e.g., languages, traditions, stories.
Improve awareness and access to arts and cultural activity; e.g., artistic practices, cultural spaces, cultural industries.
Animate the city’s public spaces.
Reflect the cultural aspirations of newcomers, First Nations, Métis and Inuit people.
Strengthen the cultural community through meaningful partnerships between organizations.

Community Partner Grants

Community Partner Grants provide those non-profit organizations that play a unique, strategic and essential role in Regina with a multi-year core funding agreement for core programming and core operations. Qualifying organizations are those that are having the deepest and broadest community impact on the City’s culture.

PLEASE NOTE: Those organizations wishing to apply for a Community Partner Grant must first meet with a Coordinator in Community Services Department to discuss eligibility. City staff will direct the organization to the most appropriate grant program stream and provide eligible organizations with the Community Partner Application form. Contact us at 306-777-7507 or to arrange a meeting.

2016 Community Partner grants deadline was Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 4 p.m. 

2016 Culture Community Partner Guidelines

2016 Community Partner Culture Grant Recipients

New Initiative and Annual Activity Grants

The New Initiatives and Annual Activity Grants provide funding for eligible initiatives offered by non-profit organizations that are aligned with the City’s grant stream priorities. There are two levels of funding, each with their own application form:

Minor Funding:  Up to $10,000, for initiatives that are completed within 12 months.

Major Funding: Over $10,000 and up to $30,000, for initiatives that are completed within 12 months. Special exceptions will be made for Major Grants that have a unique nature and demonstrate that it will take longer than 12 months to complete. In those cases, organizations may receive approval to spend their allocated funds over a period of up to 24 months.

2016 Grant Applications

New Initiative and Annual Activity grants deadline was Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 4 p.m.  The grant deadline is now closed. Thank you to all organizations that applied.


Grants for New Initiatives and Annual Activity will be reviewed by the Culture Grant Review Committee.

2016 Annual Activity/New Initiative Culture Grant Recipients
2016 Culture Grant Review Committee Biographies