Arts, Culture and Sport in Community Fund

Investing in Our Communities - Grant Programs


Community Celebrations Program

Application Deadline: Quarterly, on September 15, December 15, March 15 and June 15

The Community Celebrations Grant Guidelines and Application Forms are under review. Updated forms will be available in early 2023 for the March 15 deadline.


Arts, Culture and Sport in Community Fund

The Manitoba government's Arts, Culture and Sport in Community (ACSC) fund provides grants to support the arts, culture (heritage, public libraries, and ethnocultural organizations) and amateur sport sectors, enhancing Manitobans' opportunities to access quality programming and facilities in their own community.


Purpose of the Community Celebrations Program

The Arts, Culture and Sport in Community Celebrations Program will support community events and celebrations that bring Manitobans together to celebrate their unique culture, heritage, and/or community.


Eligible Applicants

Non-profit organizations in operation for at least one year prior to application, school parent council groups, municipalities (including local authorities such as planning districts), First Nations, Métis locals and Northern Affairs Community Councils are eligible to apply.

A non-profit organization is defined as one whose activities are carried out with no financial gain to any of its members. To be eligible, non-profit organizations must be able to provide evidence, on request, that the organization is active and in good standing.


Ineligible Applicants
  • Individuals
  • For-profit entities
  • Public institutions such as universities, colleges, school boards and hospitals


Provincial Contribution

ACSC will provide a provincial contribution of up to 100% of eligible project costs to a maximum of $5,000.


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