Government of New Brunswick
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  • Overview

    The Strategic Initiatives Fund (SIF) program provides grants to assist in covering some of the cost of projects/activities/initiatives that uses innovative approaches in order to strengthen the economic/strategic contribution of the cultural and artistic sector in New Brunswick.

    Eligibility

    Non-for-profit arts organizations Arts Organizations and Cultural Associations
    Municipalities that have a cultural policy
    First Nations groups

    *Please refer to the guidelines which contain important information about the criteria and conditions of this program.

    Description

    The program is designed to:
    • To encourage cultural and artistic events/activities that contribute to the Province’s goals as outlined in the Cultural Policy;
    •To further community cultural and artistic development;
    • To support special initiatives that further the growth of the cultural industries (i.e. Music, Publishing, Fine Craft, Festivals, Visual Arts, Performing Arts and Digital Media).


    Application process:
    Applications for initiatives occurring in the year that begins with April 1st must at least six weeks prior to the start of the initiative. Applications will be accepted until depletion of the budget for the current fiscal year.


    *Please refer to the guidelines which contain important information about the criteria and conditions of this component.

    Contact Email Location
    Fredericton