Directory of Community Programs and Services in Barrie Ontario

Barrie. Economic and Creative Development

Site: Barrie - 70 Collier St - 9th Floor

Service: Arts and Culture Investment Program

Record #: BAR2590
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 16 Oct 2023


Office Phone 705-728-9850
Fax 705-739-4246
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Instagram Instagram:
Primary Contact Amanda Dyke, Culture Officer Development; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 4593; Email:


Address & Map
70 Collier St. 90th Flr
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 1G8
Intersection Mulcaster St and Worsley St
Mailing Address c/o City of Barrie 
PO Box 400 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 4T5
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking - Accessible; Entrance - Accessible (auto door); Public Washroom - Accessible; Elevators with audible indicator


Description (Service) The Arts and Culture Investment Program allows local not-for-profit arts organizations to apply for municipal funding to support their operating and project costs
  • Two basic types of grants are operating grants and project grants
  • Both grants exist for not-for-profit organizations that have been operating in the community for more than two years, have a board structure and are Barrie-based
  • Arts organizations can apply for a project grant up to a maximum of $5,000
  • Grant applications are due in December of each year, see website for more details

Service Details

Legal Status (10) Local Government
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Dates: Funding applications are submitted each year; deadlines are posted on the city website
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility To be eligible for municipal funding through the Arts and Culture Investments Program, groups must be Barrie based, not-for-profit, have proof of sound financial management
Application See website for application form and instructions or call Amanda Dyke
Languages English
Fees None

Every effort is made to ensure that the information in this directory is accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive. However, Information Barrie cannot assume liability resulting from errors or omissions. Inclusion or omission of a program or service is not a comment on its quality.